Truth be told, I wrote this post a while ago.  I was contemplating if I would actually post it.  I am not usually one for self-help remedies, but this tidbit really helped me "let go" of trying to be...
It's that time of year again! Time to reflect on the past year and to look forward to the new year with excitement and determination. Whether you are determined to get in shape, spend more time coloring with your...
Christmas to me is all about celebrating the birth of Jesus, spending time with family and friends and traditions.  As a child, I  loved holiday traditions. I always looked forward to Thanksgiving afternoon when we would make countless trips up the...
I remember seeing boxes of See's Candies at my Grandmother's House when I was a child. Just being in her presence was sweet enough, but knowing she picked out a perfect piece of chocolate just for each of us...
I love Christmas! What a fun and joyful season. After we celebrated our oldest son's 1st Christmas (where he was spoiled rotten by us and every other member of our family) My husband and I  knew that we needed to figure...
From the team at Des Moines Moms Blog, we wish you all an amazing holiday. Our team is so thankful this year for our many blessings, but here is our Thanksgiving Top 10 things we love about being a Mom: 1. I love...

Connections

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Life is all about connections. There were a lot of connections made to bring me to this blog. It started as a little girl when I connected with my best friend. Ten years later, I met my husband. After high...
If you know me, you know I love summer!  I much prefer humidity and even excessive heat to the frigid cold and snow of winter. In fact, I would gladly live perpetually in the summer season if given the...
The holidays are nearing and with them the end of another year. Christmas cards are being prepared and festivities are being planned as we are reminded that time is as fleeting as the changing of the seasons. For all...
 In March, our family welcomed  our 2nd son, Charlie, to our family.  I would be lying if I said I did not worry about how bringing a new baby into our life would affect not only our family as...

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Movers & Shakers: Jodi Long WHO TV Anchor

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Des Moines Mom recognizes that moms wear a lot of hats. You are a mom, wife, friend, diaper changer, nose wiper, meal planner, lost...