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Introducing Dr. Diana Pelzer at Des Moines Pediatric Dental Center | Des Moines Moms Blog

Introducing … Dr. Diana Pelzer at Des Moines Pediatric Dental Center!

Des Moines Pediatric Dental Center is thrilled to introduce their latest staff addition — Dr. Diana Pelzer, DDS. Now you have not one, but two great pediatric dentists when you bring your children into Des Moines Pediatric Dental Center. Starting August 1, you can schedule appointments with Dr. Pelzer and she will help teach your kiddos […]

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Fair Food on a Stick: Kid-Happy, Allergy-Friendly Food | Des Moines Moms Blog

Fair Food on a Stick: Kid-Happy, Allergy-Friendly Food

What do you think of when you think of Iowa State Fair? Fair Food! Honestly, I have never been for multiple reasons. First, due to Easton’s special needs, crowds and strange places and people were too overwhelming and not an option until now. Second, we are not native to Iowa and have only been here in […]

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Getting My Vegetable-Hating Kids to Eat Healthy | Des Moines Moms Blog

Getting My Vegetable-Hating Kids to Eat Healthy

My sons’ favorite meals are tacos, burgers, pizza, and chicken nuggets. I can’t blame them; after all, these foods are all delicious. However, my kids prefer the bare-bones versions of these delicacies: meat and cheese only. Oh, and carbs. Meat, cheese, and carb (tortilla) = taco. Meat, cheese, and carb (bun) = burger. Meat, cheese, […]

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Keep Calm and Eat Ice Cream: Top Metro Cold Spots | Des Moines Moms Blog

Keep Calm and Eat Ice Cream: Top Metro Cold Spots

To me, ice cream and summertime go hand-in-hand. I remember the Dennis the Menace-branded twist ice cream cones and the lime push-ups at Dairy Queen fondly. We weren’t as conscious about fats and sugar back then. But, even in today’s health-aware society, my daughter and I take at least a weekly trip to a Des Moines […]

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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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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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