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Costco Dinner Hacks, New-Mom Must-Haves + Costco Mom Hour Details

This post was sponsored by Costco. All opinions are our own. Whether you are feeding a house full of growing kids who eat at all hours of the day and night or are trying to keep babies supplied with diapers and wipes, buying groceries and other household essentials is a lot of work. Make your […]

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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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My Favorite Mom Hack: Timber Ridge Cattle Company + FREE Promotion

One of the best mom hacks I’ve found is all natural, flax-fed beef sticks from Timber Ridge Cattle Company in Osceola. Convenient. Healthy. Portable. Kid friendly. Delicious. And direct from the farmer. I’ve told you before why I love buying from Timber Ridge. If you’ve attended one of our awesome events you’ve gotten to taste these amazing sticks in your […]

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Featured Business Post: Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt + a Giveaway!

This featured business post is brought to you by Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt. All opinion are our own. My eldest’s birthday is in June, and I’m always looking for fun and creative birthday party ideas. As he turns five this year, one of his favorite things in the whole world is frozen yogurt. So when we […]

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Bloom 2016: An Event for Expecting and New Moms

Disclosure:: BLOOM is a sponsored event,  made possible by partnerships with the businesses mentioned in this post. We  feel all these companies bring value to our readers and we are very excited about all of the amazing products and businesses our guests will get to experience at BLOOM. Thursday, April 28 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. 317 SW […]

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Bloom: Save the Date for an Event for Expecting and New Moms 4.28.16

Save the Date Thursday, April 28 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. 317 SW Magazine Road, Ankeny (formerly Sports University, currently First Family Church) More details to come! About BLOOM: This year will be our fourth time offering our BLOOM event for expecting and new moms in the Des Moines area, and we couldn’t be more excited about this spring’s […]

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ONE Conference Encourages Women April 1-3, 2016

This post is sponsored by 1229 Ministries bringing the ONE Conference to Urbandale April 1-3, 2016.  ONE is a gathering of women where women connect/reconnect with Jesus and each other. Last year at the inaugural event, nearly 350 women from all over Iowa gathered together for a weekend of encouragement and challenge. ONE 2016 will be held April […]

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Creating Space for Self-Care: Loving Yourself As Much As You Love Your Kids | Des Moines Moms Blog

Creating Space for Self-Care: Loving Yourself As Much As You Love Your Kids

Last semester was brutal. After some scary life changes in the spring, I made some choices out of fear that really loaded up my schedule. In addition, some awesome opportunities came my way. But they came with heavy time commitments. There was a lot of stress, a lot of tears, and a lot of simply […]

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