Thirty-eight moms were nominated for the Granger Motors #Mominate $1,000 Visa gift card contest. All nominees deserve a reward but there can only be one winner! This giveaway was sponsored by Granger Motors.
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We all know Des Moines is awesome and we have a new accolade or ranking to celebrate nearly every week. But do you know about the beautiful town of Decorah, Iowa? It was named to Smithsonian Magazines 20 best small towns to visit in 2014, and Forbes Magazine gave it the title of one of […]
It’s no secret that we LOVE instagram! I’m definitely guilty of hiding from my kids and escaping to the world of pretty pictures and funny quotes–tell me I’m not alone! But really, instagram is my favorite form of social media. I love seeing pictures of friends and family and also following local businesses. And I […]
During the first year of my twins’ lives I learned how to save time, energy, and money with two babies in the house. Through lots of prayers, cups of coffee, and conversations with other mommas, I am on the other side of the newborn/baby phase as my twins are now almost four years old. I […]
Choosing a pediatrician or family doctor is a big decision. We’ve compiled a list of Des Moines pediatricians and primary care physicians to help you.
Here are some of our best tips and tricks, honest thoughts, and encouragement for new moms that will hopefully ease your transition into motherhood. You’re not alone!
Just because it’s hot doesn’t mean you can’t be fashionable. For me, the key to summer style is the little details of taking a typical summer piece and bumping it up a notch with color, pattern, or texture! Here a few outfits and summer style ideas for how to look fashionable and stay cool! […]
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. You might recognize the name Colleen Kelly from her popular morning radio show, Ken, Colleen, […]
You have only to turn on your computer or smartphone to encounter a barrage of “What Not to Say” articles on your favorite social media sites. Mothers seem particularly fond of using this style of writing to reveal the unkind and thoughtless things people have said to them about a particular reality of their […]
Life is messy. Kids drop bowls of chocolate ice cream, clumsy dads knock over glasses of red wine, and pets track in mud from outside. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Both of my children have thought they were training for some sort of Olympic sippy cup throwing event, and I have a pet […]