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Tips for Avoiding Heat Exhaustion

Summer is a time for fun, but it can also pose hazards such as extreme heat. Between 2006 and 2010, more than 3,000 people died from heat-related illnesses according to UptoDate. Taking appropriate precautions and having heat awareness can make all the difference in keeping you and your family safe. One important precaution: Always check […]

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Family Fun Day: Passport to Adventure, September 16

We are thrilled to announce details of our next event: our Family Fun Day event! Check out all the details below. Who: All Des Moines Metro families! What: A morning of fun for all!  Tickets are all inclusive and include all activities, snacks, a goody bag for each child ticket, and access to all giveaways as part of […]

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An Iowa Beach Vacation: Honey Creek Resort

Living in land-locked Iowa, there aren’t a ton of options for a beach vacation, right? Wrong! You can enjoy your very own beach vacation in the timespan of Moana (well, if you drive fast and don’t break for the bathroom). How’s that possible you ask? Take a road trip to the fantastic Honey Creek Resort […]

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Des Moines Moms Family Events August 2017 Guide

A Des Moines Moms Guide to August 2017

Summer is in full swing! From the Iowa State Fair to the National Balloon Classic, there are so many great family activities going on in August! Make the most of the final weeks of summer before school starts with some of these family friendly events around Des Moines this month. Send us an email if we […]

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What is a Med-Peds Physician

What is a Med-Peds Physician?

Med-Peds Physicians provide a new kind of care for people who experienced complex childhood conditions as children.  Dr. Ryan Tomlinson is one of only two Med-Peds primary care physician licensed in the state of Iowa and serving the Des Moines metro. His training makes him uniquely equipped to work with kids and adults with lifelong conditions. […]

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Des Moines Moms Movers and Shakers: Emily Butterworth, Hello Charlie

We are continuing our series on Des Moines area moms who are movers and shakers. These are women who are making a difference in our community through the businesses they own, organizations they are involved with, and work they do. Emily Butterworth began Hello Charlie in March 2015. Hello Charlie is a photography studio that provides creative direction, […]

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