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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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Fun Facts about Your A/C from Wyckoff | Des Moines Moms Blog

Fun Facts about Your A/C from Wyckoff

This post is part 3 of 6 in our Home Efficiency Series sponsored by Wyckoff Heating and Cooling. In part 1, we shared “Home Efficiency 101” from Erica, a busy mom of four. In part 2, we looked at why and how to change your air filter with Sarah. Today’s post is all about air conditioning! […]

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I Married an Introvert

If you know me, you probably know that I am not an introvert. I like big groups of friends. I like having people. I like being able to talk to anyone at anytime. I don’t get (too) nervous when I enter a social situation by myself (Read: Joined the DMMB team without knowing a soul). […]

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Wake-Up Call: 10 Unpleasant Ways to Wake Up

Wake-Up Call: 10 Unpleasant Ways to Wake Up

Motherhood is full of surprises — from the first baby blowout to your teenager’s first rebellion. Today, I’m sharing some surprising, and rather unpleasant, wake-up calls that are all too common in my home. #1. Puke. Puke is gross at any time of day. But it is especially unpleasant when you come out of a […]

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