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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas from Des Moines Moms Blog! Thank you so much for supporting Des Moines Moms Blog in 2016. It’s been a great year! Here are recaps of our events: Mom’s Night Out at Jasper Winery Family Fun Day Mom’s Night Out, Drinks & Dessert Costco Mom Hour We will be “unplugging” to spend time […]

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Easy Like Christmas Morning (How To Breeze Your Way Through The Holidays)

Christmas is hard. Like, break-into-a-sweat, tear-your-hair-out, have-a-mid-December-meltdown hard. It doesn’t matter how far in advance you plan (I’m look at you, Planners) or how organized you are (again, Planners walking around with ACTUAL planners), the holiday season can chew you up and spit you out. Idealized in carols about things being calm and bright, Christmas […]

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Our Ankeny “Christmas Light Night” Family Tradition

One of our family’s favorite traditions is something we call “Christmas Light Night.” This is one of the few Christmas traditions that doesn’t require any planning on my part and is really fun for everyone. So often during this crazy season, I feel my to-do list getting longer and longer, and my kids start begging […]

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