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Indoor Air Quality: Tips for Families with Allergies and Asthma

This post was sponsored by Wyckoff Heating & Cooling – serving Central Iowa for over 65 years. This post is part 4 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. Part 2 was about how to and why it’s essential […]

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Creating Teams of Tomorrow - TOT Greater Des Moines | Des Moines Moms Blog

Creating Teams of Tomorrow – TOT Greater Des Moines

Did anyone else get super motivated by the Rio Olympics to a) get beach volleyball abs, b) start their kids in some sort of program so I can give Aly Raisman’s parents a run for their money, or c) see if they can run a four minute mile? No, just me? Okay…. While I don’t […]

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Teachers--You Are Good Enough | Des Moines Moms Blog

Teachers – You Are Good Enough

This time of the year brings much notice to the toils of teaching. As a first-year teacher, I struggled. I struggled a lot. I struggled with my students, figuring out expectations and navigating a new place, piecing together years of woven notes in teaching guides and curriculum, and simply decoding the masses of abbreviated educational […]

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Rounded Minds – Creating Strong Bodies and Remarkable Language Skills

This sponsored post is brought to you by Rounded Minds.  Are you interested in giving your child’s brain a boost? What about giving your child the gift of creativity and choosing words in different languages? How would you feel if you could help your child learn a second language while also doing it in a fun, active […]

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5 Ideas for Having Fun with Kindergarten Prep This Summer

The thought of prepping for kindergarten and doing school type stuff over the summer just sends a chill up my spine. I want to have no agenda and just enjoy time with my baby before he goes off to school for a full day, but after one month of summer his little body is craving structure […]

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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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30 Things I've Learned Since College | Des Moines Moms Blog

30 Things I’ve Learned Since College

I opened an email from The Iowa State Foundation and read, “Congratulations! You graduated from college 10 years ago!” I choked on my lemon infused water. When I was in college, I… met my husband. Fulfilled many of my athletic dreams. Worked my tail off (and perfected procrastination). Had purple hair and a pierced nose. […]

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{Event Recap}: BLOOM 2016 New & Expecting Moms Event

Our Bloom event was a huge success thanks to all our amazing sponsors. Our guests were able to enjoy a wonderful and educational evening! Presented by City Moms Blog Network and Hosted by Our Sister Sites including Des Moines! A huge thank you to our national sponsors, Dr. Smiths, for making this event possible! About Bloom Des […]

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