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. You might recognize the name Colleen Kelly from her popular morning radio show, Ken, Colleen, […]
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Summer is here and the living is easy. July is marked by long days and warm nights. Make the most of the month with our guide to family friendly activities in and around Des Moines. Kick off the month with Fourth of July celebrations and continues with plenty of fun for the whole family including […]
Hooray for red, white, and blue! The Fourth of July isn’t complete without fireworks and other festivities. No matter how old you are, there’s something magical about watching the sky light up with colorful sparks. Where will you be watching? Here’s where you can see fireworks over the Fourth of July weekend in and around […]
Des Moines Moms Blog recognizes that moms wear a lot of hats. You are a mom, wife, friend, diaper changer, nose wiper, meal planner, lost toy finder, the list goes on and on! We want to feature some local moms who are thinking outside the box and making a difference in our community through the […]
It’s officially summer! The kids are out of school, the days are long, and the pools are open. Des Moines is a great place to be in the summer! We’re looking forward to the Celebrate Waukee Festival, Grimes Governors Days, Des Moines Arts Festival, and more. We hope you use this guide to get out […]
We had a fabulous evening making string art with The Knotty Nail at the Cupcake Addict in Johnston. A big thank you to everyone who joined us! Everyone took home a unique string art board and no one smashed their fingers. Win, win! What better way to spend an evening than with friends, crafts, cupcakes, […]
What mom doesn’t love to have her kids play outside? They can burn off lots of energy, keep the mess out of the house, and of course, have fun! My kids love playing outside, and as a mom, I love having a fun, safe place for them to play. We first learned about Backyard Adventure […]
After waking up multiple times a night to feed my newborn, I was tired. The strongest coffee couldn’t compete with my exhaustion so we looked into sleep training our baby. This post is sponsored by Starry Night Sleep Consulting. All thoughts and opinions are our own.
Waterbury neighborhood is centrally located on the west side of the city of Des Moines. It has charming older homes and mature trees. This is a sponsored post brought to you by Ingrid Williams.
Beaverdale is the largest neighborhood in Des Moines, known for its distinctive brick houses. It is a great neighborhood for families. This post is sponsored by Ingrid Williams Real Estate Team.