Tag: family activities

Water Safety Tips Could Save a Life

May is National Water Safety Awareness Month. As we head to pool and beach season, it’s the perfect time for all families and caregivers...

Berry Picking around Des Moines and Central Iowa

Late spring is prime time for berry picking in Des Moines and Central Iowa. We can't think of anything better than the taste of...

Intentional Time With Our Kids – A Kid’s Date Jar!

Kids Date—now this is a trend I can get on board with! I love my kiddos and date nights. So why not put them...

12 Spring Break Activities in Des Moines 2021

Staying in Des Moines for Spring Break? Des Moines has plenty of options to help your kids run off all that energy or for you to connect as a family.

Winter Bucket List: What to Do in Des Moines this Winter

Winter can drag on. Making a bucket list is a great way to help beat (or at least minimize) cabin fever with these mom-approved...

Plan a Staycation in Des Moines

Sometimes a staycation is just what you need to reset after a crazy season. Our last hotel stay was in the Wisconsin Dells right...

Where to See Christmas Lights in Des Moines 2020

Looking for the best places to see Christmas lights in Des Moines? We’ve got you covered. This is a great holiday tradition the whole...

25 Elf on the Shelf Ideas

It’s 9 p.m. and you just crawled into bed after another exhausting day of parenting. You start to drift off when suddenly you’re jolted...

5 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Safely + Halloween Events in 2020

Halloween is not canceled!  Many communities in and around Des Moines have not yet decided on whether to allow beggar's night or not, so this...

5 Easy Ways to Keep a Pandemic Journal

It’s hard to imagine ever forgetting what life is like right now: the stresses, the challenges, a new normal that evolves daily, the fleeting...