The only thing worse than having a sick kid, is having to take your healthy kids with your sick kid to the doctor’s office, where they will be exposed to more germs! What if you could talk to a doctor without leaving your house? UIeCare, one of Iowa’s first virtual care services, makes it possible […]
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This is Des Moines Moms Blog Guide to Fitness, Wellness and Health. This guide will be a one stop resource for parents as they choose to begin (or continue!) their wellness and health journey.
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 […]
My Instant Pot might be the best purchase I’ve ever made. I recently heard that the Instant Pot is becoming the main appliance for our generation like microwaves were for our parents. BUT FIRST–What is an Instant Pot you ask? According to the manufacturer at InstantPot.com: “Instant Pot is the latest 3rd Generation Programmable Pressure […]
I did Whole 30 in October to get my health back on track, and the only thing that got me through it was having delicious salad dressings that were not full of junk. They dressed up my lettuce, veggies, and meat creating a salad full of flavor that was still Whole 30 compliant. And they were quick […]
Raise your hand if you love to read! Even when life is crazy busy, we can always find time to read, even if it’s when we should be sleeping (or doing laundry, or washing dishes…)! Here are some of the best books Andrea & Kara read this year Present Over Perfect We love all of Shauna […]
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, […]
This post is sponsored by Hy-Vee through ALIVE Influencer Network. All opinions are my own.
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 […]
Some of you may have already conquered your list and are done shopping, but for those who are doing a little last minute shopping- here are a few ideas for everybody in your family! The giveaway was provided by Erin Condren. All thoughts and opinions are our own.