August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week; and Des Moines Moms Blog is joining people in more than 170 countries in the celebration. We are pleased to bring you a series of posts this week on the topic of breastfeeding,...
August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week; and Des Moines Moms Blog is joining people in more than 170 countries in the celebration. We are pleased to bring you a series of posts this week on the topic of breastfeeding,...
As a Chiropractor specializing in Pre-natal and pediatric patients, my work days are spent observing and feeling pregnant bellies.  I LOVE MY JOB!  With that, comes a lot of talk about pregnancy, babies, and baby showers.  These have become...
Do you have a family who loved and supported you through your pregnancy? If so, be thankful because not all women share that same experience. Today, we want to tell you a bit about Ruth Harbor, an amazing home...
What are they thinking??? Over the last 6 months or so, I've asked myself this question countless times. And even though I am now able to laugh it off and not worry about it as much, I am not ashamed...
We all know someone who is or has struggled with infertility and we know it is a tough road. So, what do couples do when they are at a crossroads on the path to having children? About 10% (6.1 million)...
Five years ago, I joined a camp of mothers that I had assumed I’d never join. It was a camp that many of my friends—even my sister and my own mom—were already in, yet I had understood it little...
For years the daily conversation my husband and I had revolved around what to have for dinner or what TV show to watch on any given night. Lately, things are just a little different in our house. Recently, our conversations have...
This is the final post in my three-part series on how you can help grieving moms. This final post deals specifically with practical ideas for helping. Catch up on my series by reading Part 1 and Part 2. Be in Charge Several...
Today's post is sponsored by the Central Iowa Doula Association. We are honored to have such an amazing group of women in our community!These ladies have a heart for our community and we can't wait for you to learn...

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Where to Donate Items in Des Moines

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Do you do a monthly purge? Or have you recently decided you just need to get rid of some clutter? Donations are always needed...