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A Des Moines Mom’s Guide to October 2017

Can we let you in on a little secret? Des Moines has got it going on this October. We’ve curated our must-visit Des Moines kids’ events and family activities for this month. Here’s the scoop on where to get free pumpkins, the top places for family-friendly trick-or-treating, where to have a safe Halloween adventure, and more. […]

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Des Moines Area Fall Bucket List

Make family memories this fall with Des Moines Moms Blog’s ultimate fall bucket list. We’ve compiled 50 things to do in Des Moines this fall. That’s right: We’ve done our homework to help you plan your best fall, ever! These budget-friendly, kid-friendly bucket list ideas include special central Iowa locations, must-try fall foods, experiences to remember, […]

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Des Moines Moms September 2017 Guide

A Des Moines Mom’s Guide to September 2017

September is here! Celebrate that perfect beginning-of-fall weather with these fun, family-friendly Des Moines events. No need to spend time searching for something to do with your kids (or even for a moms’ night out!) — we’ve done the work for you. The only problem? Choosing between so many fun outings! Send us an email if […]

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Meet Chelsea Smith

Hello! Let me start by saying, I am so honored to be joining this talented group of bloggers! As a new(-ish) Iowan and former contributor to Milwaukee Mom’s Blog, I am so very excited to be here and start connecting with the Des Moines Mom community. I was born and raised in Idaho, but I […]

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A to Z Guide to Des Moines

A to Z Guide to the Des Moines Area: Explore Our City from Adventureland to the Zoo (and Everything in Between!)

Des Moines is finally getting a little recognition for our newly discovered “cool factor.” Whether you need a change of pace, somewhere new to take the kids, or a fabulous off-the-beaten-track place to take your out of town visitors, look no further than this guide to some of our favorite places in and around the […]

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Introducing DMMB Neighborhood Groups: Your New Way to Connect

Our primary goal in creating Des Moines Moms Blog is to connect moms online as well as offline through face-to-face events. We have loved connecting you all through our larger events, but this year we are also looking to incorporate some more intimate ways for moms to connect with one another. Let’s be honest: being a mom […]

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Hang With Heroes

November Family Event: Hang with Heroes Military Style (11.21.15)

+++THIS EVENT HAS BEEN SOLD OUT+++ Last year we had our first ever Hang with Heroes event and it SOLD OUT in minutes! This year will be just as amazing, and our focus is on Military Appreciation. Hope you can join us! Limited tickets available.  Who: Families who want to enjoy a fun morning out! Join us […]

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