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Hy-Vee Aisles Online: My Top 3 Reasons to Try Curbside Pick-up

Hy-Vee’s mission is to serve its customers by “Making lives easier, healthier, happier.” If you’ve been on social media for half a second recently, you’ve probably seen something about their latest efforts to further that mission: Their Hy-Vee Aisles Online grocery ordering service. This super easy-to-use, convenient service is available to the entire Des Moines market […]

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Funky Zebras Adds New Line of Children’s Clothing + a Discount

Did you know the The Funky Zebras in Ankeny has a children’s section? An adorable corner of the store is dedicated to little girls clothing in sizes baby to girls 10!  New Children’s Section – Sizes Newborn to 10 Last month we did a post on the amazing women’s clothing The Funky Zebras carries, but recently they’ve added […]

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Mom Guilt.

Mom Guilt.

Mom guilt. It is a real thing. We stay awake questioning many steps throughout our day trying to shake the feeling we did something wrong (even if we know we didn’t). We second guess decisions when other moms challenge our stance. Lots of subjects are hot topics for inducing mom guilt. And it can come from […]

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Tiny Onezzz Consulting: Infant and Toddler Sleep Solutions

My Experience With Tiny Onezzz Consulting

Do you have a child that fights you on sleep? Baby won’t nap? Toddler waking frequently at night? Read all the books but nothing seems to “fit” your child, and your family? It might be time to consider hiring a private consultant to help you troubleshoot and figure out how to get your child (and […]

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Becoming a Mom without Your Mom

Becoming a Mom without Your Mom

In light of recent events, I’ve been hearing a lot about earthquakes. I learned that geologists have a difficult time predicting the frequency and intensity of aftershocks — sometimes for years to come. Seriously, that description felt exactly like my experience with grief. My mom passed away in 2008. I’m often hesitant when speaking about her […]

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Backyard Adventures of Iowa Brings Moms Happiness

Moms are amazing at planning, executing, navigating, manuevering, prepping, and every other task a mama does in a day! The day you give birth, you assume all those superhuman powers that enable you to be EVERYTHING for your child. But some days, mama just needs a break! Take a minute and think about that moment when your kids […]

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