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Kindergarten Prep

5 Ideas for Having Fun with Kindergarten Prep This Summer

The thought of prepping for kindergarten and doing school type stuff over the summer just sends a chill up my spine. I want to have no agenda and just enjoy time with my baby before he goes off to school for a full day, but after one month of summer his little body is craving structure […]

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Get to know Des Moines Pediatric Dental Center

Some of my most traumatic childhood memories are of going to the dentist. I was TERRIFIED of the dentist. Everytime my mom told me it was time to go to the dentist, I would break out in a cold sweat and start crying. I don’t think I am alone when I say that going to the dentist […]

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Featured Business Post: DoctorsNow

This featured business post is brought to you by DoctorsNow.  Kids inevitably get sick or injured at the most inconvenient times — holidays, weekends, and after 5 p.m. #amiright? If our pediatrician’s office is open, my child’s temperature is a cool 99.1 degrees. However, the minute the office closes, my son’s temperature soars to a […]

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Family Fun Day: Join Us for a Kick-off to Summer :: Sunday, June 12, 2016

Yard Games. Food Trucks. Live Music. And much more! Sunday, June 12, 2016 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. The ’88 Estate located at 13740 NW 30th Street, Polk City, Iowa 50226 This open air picnic-style event will be perfect for getting out your lawn chairs and favorite picnic blankets and enjoying live music, face painting, and much more […]

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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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Autism Awareness Part 2: Supports and Resources | Des Moines Moms Blog

Autism Awareness Part 2: Supports and Resources

As a continuation to Autism Awareness Part 1: Living a Life Unknown, and driving Autism Awareness, I wanted to offer in this post a source of supports and resources that have minimized our son from the anxiety and behavioral problems that have resulted from his fear and anxiety and inability to see the world as we see […]

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