Can we let you in on a little secret? Des Moines has got it going on this October. We’ve curated our must-visit Des Moines kids’ events and family activities for this month. Here’s the scoop on where to get free pumpkins, the top places for family-friendly trick-or-treating, where to have a safe Halloween adventure, and more. […]
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Play is important work! Ditch the tablets, grab the kids, and explore the best parks the Des Moines area has to offer. These seriously fun parks are made with imagination in mind — for kids from one to 92! Get Going A little prep goes a long way when planning a park date. Little ones […]
Ankeny is a small-town community with the amenities of a larger city, making it one of the top 10 towns for families, according to Family Circle Magazine. This is a sponsored post brought to you by Ingrid Williams.
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One of our family’s favorite traditions is something we call “Christmas Light Night.” This is one of the few Christmas traditions that doesn’t require any planning on my part and is really fun for everyone. So often during this crazy season, I feel my to-do list getting longer and longer, and my kids start begging […]
I have a love for doughnuts. I believe the addiction… need… appreciation for doughnuts came from my father. He worked funky hours when I was growing up, and sometimes that meant he would arrive home just as we were waking up for the days. I used to not like that he had to work while we slept […]
It’s that time of year when the outdoor lights and decorations come out for all to see. But where should you go around the metro to get the most ooohs and aaahs? Here is a handy list to help you find the best displays around town. For a Fee: JOLLY HOLIDAY LIGHTS- ($10 per car) […]
I. Love. Halloween. It may even beat out Christmas as my favorite. I mean it! Think about it… when’s the last time you stressed out about Halloween? When’s the last time you stressed out about Christmas? Point made. Two main things make Halloween so great. Candy and costumes. I’ve always been all about the costumes. […]
Do you have a little one who is constantly “dropping” or throwing their toys, drink, silverware, or anything from their high chair, stroller, or exer-saucer? We do in our house, so I was given the opportunity to review the Lil’ Sidekick – an absolutely genius mommy invention created by Polk City mama Amy Vohs. About Lil’ Sidekick […]
The Circus is HERE! Now showing at the Iowa Events Center! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents The Next Generation of Circus 2.0 With An All-New Gold Edition–Fully ChargedSM The Greatest Show On Earth® Ignites with Amazing Performance Power from all Over the Globe for Children Of All Ages! The 40-city North American tour of Fully Charged is a high-speed connection to […]