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6 Des Moines Instagram Accounts We Love

It’s no secret that we LOVE instagram! I’m definitely guilty of hiding from my kids and escaping to the world of pretty pictures and funny quotes–tell me I’m not alone!  But really, instagram is my favorite form of social media. I love seeing pictures of friends and family and also following local businesses. And I […]

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Des Moines Moms Movers and Shakers: Emily Butterworth, Hello Charlie

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. Emily Butterworth began Hello Charlie in March 2015. Hello Charlie is a photography studio that provides creative direction, […]

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Why Kids Get Tummy Aches

“My tummy hurts” or “I have a tummy ache” are frequent complaints heard by parents.   Stomach and intestinal upset in children can be worrisome, but in the majority of cases parents can be assured their children are healthy. Mercy’s Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic has three pediatric gastroenterologists on staff to diagnosis and offer care options for pediatric […]

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Beat the Heat! Guide to Des Moines Area Pools

These scorching Iowa temperatures have thrust us into summer mode. If you’re heading to one of the Des Moines Area pools to cool off, here are some tips to give you that extra push into the deep end. Refuel If you’re staying for a long trip to the pool, pack waterproof sunscreen and snacks for break […]

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