Tag: New Moms

5 Questions to Ask Before Your Baby is Born

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There’s a lot to think about when it comes to having a new baby. Lots of expectant parents spend so much of their time...

Overcoming Gender Disappointment: My Story of Having ANOTHER Boy

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When I was pregnant with my first baby, I truly didn't care whether I was having a boy or girl. I knew I wanted...

Childbirth at MercyOne

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This editorial series, Stork Stories, is brought to you by Des Moines Moms Blog and MercyOne. MercyOne provides world-class prenatal and postpartum care in...

Baby Boy Nursery Reveal

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When I found out we were expecting baby number 3, I knew almost immediately that I wanted a simple and neutral palette for the...

Postpartum Communication: How to Better Understand a New Mom

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The immediate weeks following baby’s birth are beautiful, life-altering, and exhausting. After my third wonderfully healthy baby was born, there were fewer surprises but...

7 Reasons I Love Cloth Diapers

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When I was expecting my first baby, I had a brief desire to use cloth diapers, but being a first-time mom and already having...

Why I Love Babywearing

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Grocery shopping, walks on the beach, pumpkin patch visits, vacuuming, walking around the Iowa State Fair, baking, visits to the Farmers’ Market, and homeroom...

Babies Aren’t My Thing

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I don’t like babies. There, I said it. On a moms’ blog. Those are four words you’re not supposed to say or even think. But, for...

Pregnancy Myth Busted: It’s Not Like Running a Marathon, It’s Harder

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It’s marathon time in Des Moines and many motivated individuals are getting ready for the main event, a 26.2-mile course featuring some of the...

Baby Favorites from a Third-Time Mom

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It's been over 5 years since we've been immersed in all things baby. We are expecting our third baby just in time for Christmas...