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 […]
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Katie Spellman is the lovely lady behind the camera with Spellman Photography. She’s the one with the camera, on her knees, making funny mooing noises to elicit grins from your shy three year-old. Katie is also the one responsible for capturing the memories from our two latest Des Moines Moms Blog events, Get Pampered and Get Crafty. Katie […]
Make your breast health, your best health Being a mom means long hours and thankless nights, so consider taking a moment for the ladies who have been with you through it all. That’s right, in honor of May and Mother’s Day we are talking about breast health. Whether producing gallons of milk or being a cozy […]
What mom doesn’t love to have her kids play outside? They can burn off lots of energy, keep the mess out of the house, and of course, have fun! My kids love playing outside, and as a mom, I love having a fun, safe place for them to play. We first learned about Backyard Adventure […]
Changing practices: should you delay your baby’s first bath? For a long time, there was nothing new in the field of newborn baby care. We followed the policies that were tried and true, built over many decades of newborns. For the most part, these traditions led to a scientific and sterile birth experience. Some of […]
After waking up multiple times a night to feed my newborn, I was tired. The strongest coffee couldn’t compete with my exhaustion so we looked into sleep training our baby. This post is sponsored by Starry Night Sleep Consulting. All thoughts and opinions are our own.
Polk City is a small town with all the benefits of big city living. It provides a close-knit community with access to all the amenities of the metro. This is a sponsored post brought to you by Ingrid Williams.
Urbandale is located in the central area of Des Moines, just slightly west of the city proper. Here’s why it’s a great place to raise a family. This is a sponsored post brought to you by Ingrid Williams.
Waterbury neighborhood is centrally located on the west side of the city of Des Moines. It has charming older homes and mature trees. This is a sponsored post brought to you by Ingrid Williams.