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My Kids Love Kudo Banz, and I love Parenting More Positively

Raising young kids is tough. As children grow, they become more independent, curious, and, if I’m honest, more headstrong. Seeing my children blossom into their unique personalities is so much fun — but it’s not as enjoyable to nag them for the hundredth time to put their action figures away or plead with them to please […]

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Dear Younger Me

Dear Younger Me, Hey, it’s Older You, just dropping by to write you a note and share some advice from the future. I’m here with a spoiler–you turn out alright! The problems that seem monstrous right now will only sometimes be truly monstrous. You will make {mostly} good choices. You’ll experience success and failure. You’ll […]

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5 Tips to a Healthier and Happier School Year, Iowa Clinic | Des Moines Moms Blog

5 Tips to a Healthier and Happier School Year

This sponsored post is brought to you courtesy of The Iowa Clinic — providing comprehensive care for the entire family. Our author is pediatrician Dr. Jessica Greenley — a mom herself!  Tips for a Healthy and Happy School Year As the school year approaches, establishing new routines and healthy habits becomes top of mind for most parents. As […]

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You Are Good Enough | Des Moines Moms Blog

You Are Good Enough

There are times when I question myself. I question my ability to parent, to teach, to be a good wife and a good daughter. Sometimes I see friends on social media who are doing it all and being it all. They are outstanding in ways I am not (or so it looks that way). I […]

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