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Direct Sales and the Products I Can’t Go Without

Direct sales doesn’t always have the best reputation. Maybe it’s due to that one “annoying” consultant or to wrong associations with pyramid schemes. Or maybe it’s because of a misplaced assumption that direct selling isn’t a “real” job or that somehow what’s earned isn’t deserved. I’ll admit, I used to wrestle with this subliminal misunderstanding. […]

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5 Tips for the Working Mom | Des Moines Moms Blog

5 Tips for the Working Mom

I’ve been working full-time since I graduated from Iowa State University. I worked through graduate school and through babies number one and number two. Although there are certainly times when I feel like I am furiously trying to keep my head just above the water, I am now almost six years in of juggling motherhood and career. […]

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Why I Started Serving Juice with Breakfast | Des Moines Moms Blog

Why I Started Serving Juice with Breakfast

Mornings have changed in our house—for the better—and it’s all because of the beauty of a sunrise…. I don’t know exactly when it happened, but somewhere along the way, I stopped loving breakfast. Or maybe I should say I started disliking it. I think it had something to do with the whole cooking-a-meal-first-thing-in-the-morning thing. That, […]

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Surviving a Busy Schedule

Spring sports are in full swing in our house! We may have slightly “over-scheduled” ourselves, but we are still figuring out what our family can handle as far as extra-curriculars! I am embracing it… and truthfully, somewhat enjoying it! I love watching my kiddos play sports, dance, tumble… whatever the heck it is they enjoy! […]

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