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bergman academy

Looking at School Options in Des Moines? Consider Bergman Academy!

Located in the heart of historic Greenwood Park at the former Science Center of Iowa, Bergman Academy is an accredited non-profit private school, providing 3-year-old through 8th grade secular education. Class sizes feature a 16:1 ratio and emphasize differentiated guided instruction. With an emphasis on rigor and relevance in the classroom, the teaching staff is […]

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Tips for Thrifting Online with Poshmark

Tips for Online Thrift Shopping with Poshmark

Hate paying full price for clothes, but don’t have the budget for name brand styles? Me too! If you’ve ever wished you could find great deals on clothes, shoes, and accessories without having to physically dig through the sale or Goodwill racks, I discovered an app to make your life easier and your closet fuller! […]

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chatbooks family photos

Chatbooks: A Lazy Mom’s Guide to Documenting Childhood

Of the list of jobs that fall under “Mom,” family historian is one of my least favorite (right after putting the laundry away). There’s so much pressure to: Take the photos: Must be a proper photograph. No blurred lines. No closed eyes. Basically, you need to be a professional photographer. Store the photos: Paper or […]

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Des Moines Holiday Markets

Des Moines Area Holiday Market and Craft Show Guide 2017

The countdown to Christmas is on! Whether you’ve already started your Christmas shopping or haven’t even made your list yet, we’ve got you covered! Shop local and support small businesses and local crafters and artisans and give everyone on your list truly unique, handmade gifts. Be sure to check out our November Guide for other family-friendly events […]

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Things to do in Des Moines with kids in November 2017

A Des Moines Mom’s Guide to November 2017

It’s November already? Wasn’t it just summer? Whatever the case, we’re thankful for all the things to do this month here in Des Moines. When you’re not snuggling under a blanket or planning your Thanksgiving dinner grocery list, load up your kids and enjoy a fun November outing! November 2017 events and activities November 1 […]

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