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Wyckoff Heating and Cooling: Bringing Comfort and Peace Of Mind To Your Family

This post was sponsored by Wyckoff Heating & Cooling – serving Central Iowa for over 65 years. Snuggling under blankets together with my family is one of my favorite things to do. I love the cozy memories we create when we are all tucked close together laughing, reading, or watching a movie. But, that idyllic […]

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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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Experience a Magical Journey: A Review of Des Moines Young Artists' Theatre's The Hobbit | Des Moines Moms Blog

Experience a Magical Journey: A Review of Des Moines Young Artists’ Theatre’s The Hobbit

My family was ushered into Middle Earth and caught up in its other-worldliness last weekend thanks to Des Moines Young Artists’ Theatre’s presentation of The Hobbit. If you’re looking for a fun show for kids and adults alike, catch the final performances of this wonderful production July 7-10. Under the directorial guidance of Kathy Pingel and Ron […]

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The Target Time Vacuum | Des Moines Moms Blog

The Target Time Vacuum

Last week I went to Target. Since you’re a mom, I’m guessing you can guess what happened next. A. I spent over $100. B. I was there over an hour. C. Both. D. Both, except multiply those numbers by two! I left at 1:05 p.m. with the goals of picking up some small gift items […]

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