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5 Tips for the Working Mom | Des Moines Moms Blog

5 Tips for the Working Mom

I’ve been working full-time since I graduated from Iowa State University. I worked through graduate school and through babies number one and number two. Although there are certainly times when I feel like I am furiously trying to keep my head just above the water, I am now almost six years in of juggling motherhood and career. […]

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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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DM Pediatric Dental Center

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 2016 des moines moms blog

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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