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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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Des Moines Moms Blog October 2015 Play Date

Pumpkin Picking Play Date October 2015

Pumpkin Picking Play Date! Thursday, October 15, 2015 9:00 a.m.–Noon Center Grove Orchard Cambridge, Iowa <<Reserve Spot Here>> Come join us for a fun morning of the giant slide, corn pool, hayrides, and of course, picking out your favorite pumpkin! Thanks to our October play date host, Center Grove Orchard, all our mama friends can enjoy […]

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Playground Smiles

Things That Go! July 2015 Play Date Recap

It turns out that a lot of our readers… …have littles who love things that GO-GO-GO!  …have kiddos who definitely think a car wash big enough to wash a BUS is the coolest.thing.ever! …admit to loving frozen treats and being slightly obsessed with food trucks! Thanks to our sponsor, Fortress Wealth Management, almost 60 mamas and kiddos were able to […]

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