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Meet Kayla Craig

I’m Kayla Craig, and I’m thrilled to join Des Moines Moms Blog team as project coordinator and contributor. After five years away from the Des Moines metro, I’m so thrilled to have moved back to central Iowa (Urbandale!) and grateful to be putting down roots here for our family of six. When I’m not reheating my […]

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Brianne Sanchez family

Meet Brianne Sanchez

Hi, I’m Brianne. I’ve been blogging since pre-Facebook early 2000’s era journalism school (shoutout to LiveJournal!) and mothering since 2013. I’m excited to combine my love of words and my quest to expand my local mama network as a contributor to the Des Moines Moms Blog. Although I’m originally from the western suburbs of Chicago, […]

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Des Moines Moms Movers and Shakers: Erin Kiernan

We are thrilled to continue our series on Des Moines Moms Movers and Shakers with Erin Kiernan, news anchor for Channel 13 news and mom to Michael Francis. Erin is an infertility survivor, adoption supporter, and celebrator of real-life moms. She recently started One Brain Wellness with her friend Sonya Heitshusen. Their goal is to encourage and […]

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Meet Becky Goerend

Meet Becky

Hello! I am so excited to be joining the Des Moines Mom Blog Team as a contributor! I moved to the Des Moines Metro in July 2008 with my husband and our four cats. We came to the area for teaching jobs and have found a wonderful “small town feel” living in one of the […]

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Niki Jobst Smith

Meet Niki Jobst Smith

Hello mom-blog lovers! I’m excited to join the team and start collaborating with this network of warriors. In my guest post about going back to grad school while I was pregnant, I mentioned the importance of building a network of moms – and I’m happy to add this blog as another piece of that puzzle. I’m […]

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anissa family

Meet Anissa

Greetings! I am so honored to be a contributing writer for Des Moines Moms Blog. Having moved to the Des Moines area in 2016 from Iowa City, I’ve fallen in love with this area. It has all the “big city” opportunities combined with the “small town” hospitality my family and I value. I was previously […]

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Meet Chelsea Smith

Hello! Let me start by saying, I am so honored to be joining this talented group of bloggers! As a new(-ish) Iowan and former contributor to Milwaukee Mom’s Blog, I am so very excited to be here and start connecting with the Des Moines Mom community. I was born and raised in Idaho, but I […]

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Meet Jessie Todd

Hello! My name is Jessie Todd, and I’m so excited to be adding my voice to the chorus of dedicated writers on the Des Moines Moms Blog. A storyteller by nature, I love nothing more than communicating through narrative. Reading about other mom’s experiences on Des Moines Moms Blog helps me feel connected to our […]

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