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Des Moines Moms Family Events August 2017 Guide

A Des Moines Moms Guide to August 2017

Summer is in full swing! From the Iowa State Fair to the National Balloon Classic, there are so many great family activities going on in August! Make the most of the final weeks of summer before school starts with some of these family friendly events around Des Moines this month. Send us an email if we […]

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Des Moines Moms Movers and Shakers: Erin Kiernan

We are thrilled to continue our series on Des Moines Moms Movers and Shakers with Erin Kiernan, news anchor for Channel 13 news and mom to Michael Francis. Erin is an infertility survivor, adoption supporter, and celebrator of real-life moms. She recently started One Brain Wellness with her friend Sonya Heitshusen. Their goal is to encourage and […]

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you know you're from iowa if

You Know You’re From Iowa If…

Iowa is the Hawkeye state, the land of corn and pigs, and much more. Whether you have lived here your whole life or just moved here recently, there are some things that set Iowans apart from the rest of the country. Here’s our list of things that distinguish you and your kids as being from […]

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6 Des Moines Instagram Accounts We Love

It’s no secret that we LOVE instagram! I’m definitely guilty of hiding from my kids and escaping to the world of pretty pictures and funny quotes–tell me I’m not alone!  But really, instagram is my favorite form of social media. I love seeing pictures of friends and family and also following local businesses. And I […]

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Emily Butterworth Hello Charlie

Des Moines Moms Movers and Shakers: Emily Butterworth, Hello Charlie

We are continuing our series on Des Moines area moms who are movers and shakers. These are women who are making a difference in our community through the businesses they own, organizations they are involved with, and work they do. Emily Butterworth began Hello Charlie in March 2015. Hello Charlie is a photography studio that provides creative direction, […]

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