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Hope Woods Approach to Family Law

Hope Wood’s Approach to Family Law

This featured business post is brought to you courtesy of  Hope Wood, JD. Read about her “Will in a Day Program” here.  Families come in all shapes and sizes, and sadly, sometimes a marriage doesn’t end successfully or a parent needs to step away from being part of the family. Most attorneys are quick to litigate or […]

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Family Fun Day Recap

It was a hot but magical day at our first ever family fun day event!! Thanks to all who joined us as well as our unbelievable sponsors who made this event happen!! If you weren’t able to join us check out these great photos from Alex + Brenda photography. Sponsors Who Made This Event Possible Blank Children’s […]

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Same Teams | Des Moines Moms Blog

Same Teams

My son teaches me things daily. Whether it’s a lesson on patience for myself, unconditional love, or how many sippies full of juice it takes before he needs a potty break. It came as no surprise when he again made me stop and go, “Wow. What a great lesson for life.” It was a normal day […]

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Rising Strong: Ask the Hard Questions | Des Moines Moms Blog

Ask the Hard Questions

Any Brené Brown fans out there? From the beginning of Rising Strong, I was hooked and have found her words resonating with me ever since. Right now, as I write this, our lives are off kilter, our schedules are askew, and I have found myself procrastinating even to share a thought with you. I’m tempted to say […]

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5 Tips for the Working Mom | Des Moines Moms Blog

5 Tips for the Working Mom

I’ve been working full-time since I graduated from Iowa State University. I worked through graduate school and through babies number one and number two. Although there are certainly times when I feel like I am furiously trying to keep my head just above the water, I am now almost six years in of juggling motherhood and career. […]

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Real Life: One Mom’s Birth Story and Experience with Methodist West Hospital

Des Moines Moms Blog is honored to share this guest post from local mama Megan McAtee. This article was done in partnership with UnityPoint Health Des Moines. Megan’s Story When my husband and I found out we were pregnant, there was a rush of emotions. We were excited, of course, but also nervous. What do we need […]

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168 Hours: One Working Mom’s Time Study

Remember that one time I made a schedule and then the baby got sick and stopped sleeping and the toddler, who is a very stop-and-smell-the-roses type of child (bless her soul), decided picking flowers was more important than, say, getting anywhere on time? And the schedule laughed in my face and I had to be flexible yet again. […]

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Introducing Pediatrician Dr. Tom McAuliff at DoctorsNow | Des Moines Moms Blog

Introducing Pediatrician Dr. Tom McAuliff at DoctorsNow

Welcoming Dr. McAuliff to DoctorsNow Well-known (and much-loved) pediatrician Dr. Tom McAuliff has dedicated his life to the care of Des Moines-area children. That’s why DoctorsNow is incredibly proud to announce that Dr. McAuliff has joined their team. Along with equally well-respected Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Sara Reichart, Dr. McAuliff will lead the new pediatric walk-in […]

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