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Save Your Money: Twice Blessed Consignment Sale!

  One Mom’s Experience Last year was my first time attending Shepherd’s Flock Early Learning Center Twice Blessed Consignment Sale. I find that most consignment sales don’t have much for young, growing boys; most of it seems centered on baby girl clothes. Where are all the shoes for young boys? I never find shoes. Especially ones that […]

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Meet Anissa

Greetings! I am so honored to be a contributing writer for Des Moines Moms Blog. Having moved to the Des Moines area in 2016 from Iowa City, I’ve fallen in love with this area. It has all the “big city” opportunities combined with the “small town” hospitality my family and I value. I was previously […]

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St. Patrick's Day Family Fun Des Moines Moms Blog

St. Patrick’s Day Family Fun

I thought I was Irish until I was 39 years old. True story. Turns out I’m Scottish, not Irish, which explains why my family never really whooped it up for St. Patrick’s Day. (I always assumed we were just lame.) But, whether you’re Irish, Scottish, or the perfect melting pot of “American-ish,” you can make […]

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Tips for Avoiding Head and Brain Injuries in Children

March is brain injury awareness month A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading source of childhood injury. According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost half a million emergency department visits for TBIs are made each year for children ages 0-14. Children affected by TBIs are likely to need extensive intervention and educational support […]

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The Hope in Spring

The Hope in Spring

We’ve had a taste of warmer weather lately, so if you’re like me, you have spring on your mind. The knowledge that spring is coming, puts the pep back into my step. Recently, an unseasonably warm weekend brought me to Ledges State Park. I love going up to Ledges to hike, but I usually come […]

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