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Girl’s Night Out at The Escape Des Moines

Are you a thrill-seeker? Do you love putting your mommy-brain to the test? If you answered yes, then you are going to love the newest way to test your code-cracking skills. The Escape Des Moines recently opened their second location in the West Glen Town Center (formerly in the old Plato’s Closet). The owners have […]

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Galentine's Day Ideas

Happy Galentine’s Day: Ideas to Celebrate the Gals in Your Life

Depending on which Valentine’s Day legend you believe, the festivities and traditions could date back as early as the year 270. But, more recently, (2010, to be exact) there has emerged a newer, fresher holiday. I’m talking, of course, about Galentine’s Day-a new holiday debuting on the show Parks and Rec. This new holiday showcases TV character […]

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Massage Heights Lakepointe Center Valentine’s Day Giveaway

Massage Heights Lakepointe Center in Clive has a great Valentine’s special for that lucky loved one in your life!   For $99, you can get a 90 minute massage + 3 elevations, or for $114, you can get a 90 minute facial + 3 elevations! With one quick stop, you are done with Valentine’s shopping, and you […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: for Kids!

We’ve all heard the phrase “new year, new me,” but have you considered extending this notion to your kids? The new year is a great time to set goals for not only yourself, but the entire family. It’s important to set an example for your kids to have something to strive for at a young […]

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Reasons to Love Rodan + Fields {and a Giveaway!}

This post was done in partnership with Ashton Israel, Independent Consultant for Rodan + Fields. 3 Reasons to Fall in Love Rodan + Fields The products use pharmaceutical-grade ingredients that are combined with active cosmetics and are clinically proven to get results.  Most products last 60 to 90 days. Some regimens you can go three months […]

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Mercy Hospital

The Importance of a Hospital with an Emergency OB Department

Why is an OB Emergency department important in choosing a hospital? Many expecting moms want to know if the hospital they choose for delivery has access to a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), but they should also be asking who provides around-the-clock emergency care if a pregnancy emergency arises. This past fall, Mercy Medical Center […]

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3 exercise tips Des Moines Moms Blog

3 Tips in Your Exercise Prescription

Exercise is one of the most important ways to maintain your health and well-being. It’s the most effective way to improve your cardio-respiratory fitness – the number 1 predictor of how long you will live. It’s also the most effective treatment for type 2 diabetes. Here are 3 exercise tips that are flexible and open-ended, […]

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Wyckoff Heating and Cooling: Bringing Comfort and Peace Of Mind To Your Family

This post was sponsored by Wyckoff Heating & Cooling – serving Central Iowa for over 65 years. Snuggling under blankets together with my family is one of my favorite things to do. I love the cozy memories we create when we are all tucked close together laughing, reading, or watching a movie. But, that idyllic […]

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