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Moms and Mimosas | Des Moines Moms Blog

Moms and Mimosas: Saturday November 4

We are thrilled to announce our next event: Moms & Mimosas Who: Moms looking for a morning to relax and recharge What: A morning of relaxation, pampering, food, and drinks.  When: Saturday, November 4, 9 a.m. – noon Where: Compass Financial, 4801 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines Grab a friend and get ready for a relaxing morning with a mimosa, […]

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Co-Parenting: An Interview With My Husband

Co-parenting or sharing the role as primary caregiver or “stay at home parent” is becoming more and more common. Traditional gender roles are being replaced with parents who share more of the duties at home from housekeeping, to child care, to who the primary breadwinner is. As research shows, millennials are taking a different approach […]

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Maternity Jean Blues

  I knew this journey was going to set me apart from other moms and make me feel isolated, but the day I no longer fit into my maternity jeans these thoughts were again confirmed.  That’s right. My maternity jeans were too big and I was sad. A discovery other moms would rejoice at—in fact, […]

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A Thank You to the Other Woman in My Kids’ Lives

Here’s a confession: I am the jealous type. I’ve worked hard as an adult to stop comparing myself to others. To recognize that happiness and love are not finite resources. To delight when another’s light shines, secure in the understanding that theirs doesn’t diminish my own. That kind of heart work does not come easy, […]

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