I wish I lived in a world of spas, relaxation, and sanctuary. Alas, I live in a world of small, sticky hands, spilled milk cups, and poopy butts. Don’t get me wrong, I love my littles but a bit of peace and quiet is more than welcome. The new Coachlight Clinic and Spa endeavors to […]
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Bria owns Clarity at the District, which specializes in skin care services and massage. She has the only prenatal table in the Des Moines area.
April is a month that brings rain showers and sunny days. Lucky for you, there are plenty of family friendly events and activities happening around Des Moines—both inside and outside—to keep you busy all month long. Don’t miss: the first annual Coffee and Donut Festival, lots of Easter egg hunts, and the return of the […]
This guide to Des Moines Summer Camps is a comprehensive guide to all summer camps in Des Moines.
Have you completed your family and are considering a permanent method of birth control? A vasectomy is a popular option for many, but both men and women may wonder what to expect. Here’s a quick overview What is a vasectomy? A vasectomy is a simple, permanent sterilization procedure for men. It’s generally safer, less invasive, […]
One Mom’s Experience Last year was my first time attending Shepherd’s Flock Early Learning Center Twice Blessed Consignment Sale. I find that most consignment sales don’t have much for young, growing boys; most of it seems centered on baby girl clothes. Where are all the shoes for young boys? I never find shoes. Especially ones that […]
March is brain injury awareness month A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading source of childhood injury. According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost half a million emergency department visits for TBIs are made each year for children ages 0-14. Children affected by TBIs are likely to need extensive intervention and educational support […]
Winter is turning into spring! With the weather warming, we all know our kiddos are going to need new clothes. But maybe they don’t need all NEW clothes. Perhaps some gently used wardrobe pieces will do. I absolutely love consignment shopping for my daughter. With a second child on the way, I’m all about pinching […]
Carrie Krupke is a Des Moines area family photographer. She loves families and stories. As a photographer, her goal is to tell your story through words and images. She loves finding a place to photograph you that is memorable for you. Whether it’s a childhood play area where your daughter’s imagination roams, where your high […]
We’ve had a taste of spring, but it’s almost here for real! Soon the grass will be green and the trees will be blooming. Des Moines is coming out of hibernation and March is full of fun events for the whole family to be active and get outside! If you’ll be in town for spring […]