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Family Fun Day Recap

It was a hot but magical day at our first ever family fun day event!! Thanks to all who joined us as well as our unbelievable sponsors who made this event happen!! If you weren’t able to join us check out these great photos from Alex + Brenda photography. Sponsors Who Made This Event Possible Blank Children’s […]

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Hope Wood’s Approach to Family Law

This featured business post is brought to you courtesy of  Hope Wood, JD. Read about her “Will in a Day Program” here.  Families come in all shapes and sizes, and sadly, sometimes a marriage doesn’t end successfully or a parent needs to step away from being part of the family. Most attorneys are quick to litigate or […]

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Summit Family Dental – Quality Dental Care

This sponsored post is brought to you by Summit Family Dental.  Each patient deserves dental care and service that are as unique as the patient itself.  At Summit Family Dental, their mission is to provide high quality dental care and customer service uniquely customized to each patient. When you are a Summit Family Dental patient, you can […]

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Bringing Home Baby: 5 Things Your Pediatrician Wants You to Know | Des Moines Moms Blog

Bringing Home Baby: 5 Things Your Pediatrician Wants You to Know

Congratulations! You’re a parent! You’ve had a safe delivery, learned to feed your new arrival, installed the car seat (no small feat), and made it home safely from the hospital. Now what? As a pediatrician at The Iowa Clinic, I have the privilege of meeting many of my patients during the first week of their […]

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License to Spill Event: Flooring America Clive | Des Moines Moms Blog

License to Spill Event: Flooring America Clive

This sponsored post is brought to you courtesy of Flooring America Clive.  My happy place is when my house is picked up and my floors are vacuumed or mopped (so, basically kid-free). I feel like I’m always chasing my kids around saying, “Eat your popsicle outside! Don’t drip! Be careful!” Too much of my time is spent […]

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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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Get to know Des Moines Pediatric Dental Center

Some of my most traumatic childhood memories are of going to the dentist. I was TERRIFIED of the dentist. Everytime my mom told me it was time to go to the dentist, I would break out in a cold sweat and start crying. I don’t think I am alone when I say that going to the dentist […]

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You Need a Will: Hope Wood’s Will in a Day Program

I remember vividly the tongue lashing I received from my friend, a former paralegal, who found out I didn’t have a will. Kara!! Do you want the state to be make the decisions about the care of your children? Do you know the horrors of trying to litigate parental rights when there is no will present?  Right. I was […]

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