Grocery shopping is one of those tasks that has to be done (people have to eat!) but it’s definitely not my favorite thing do, especially with 3 little kids in tow! There’s nothing I can do to avoid buying groceries, but I have found a way to make it a little easier to fill the […]
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Des Moines Moms Blog is growing our team and we want YOU! Our team of moms inspire, encourage, support, inform, and simply share this journey of motherhood we’re all navigating together. We are moms of all ages, with kids in every stage, who have a mission and passion to connect moms in our community on and offline. We want […]
Raise your hand if you love fall! We can’t get enough of pumpkins, hayrack rides, bonfires, and apples. Head to a local orchard or pumpkin patch and start a family tradition. Looking for other things to do this fall? Don’t miss our Ultimate Fall Bucket List! Here’s a list of our favorite places to get […]
We are excited to finish our series on Des Moines Moms Movers and Shakers with Arin Hummel, one of the owners of Ephemera in the East Village. Arin is a creative entrepreneur, shop owner, and mom to three. Tell us a little bit about yourself and your family Josh and I celebrated our 5th wedding […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Pregnancy is 40-week long roller coaster ride of emotions and symptoms. Here are our best tips and tricks for surviving the first trimester, adjusting to your changing body, and getting ready for baby.
We are excited to continue our series on Des Moines Moms Movers & Shakers with Danie Gohr, founder of Catch This Mama! Tell us a little bit about yourself and your family: I am a wife to a hilarious man named Chuck and blessed with 3 little girls, Reese, Everly, and Charlie. In my free […]
Don’t worry Mom, we’ve got you covered! Keep your kids busy (and preserve your sanity!) all summer long with these fun summer activities.