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Des Moines Guide to Indoor Play

In our minds, indoor play time is a necessity. Check out our extensive resource of indoor play and activities in Des Moines, updated for 2017. The Indoor Play Guide is a paid advertising opportunity, brought to you in collaboration with our presenting sponsor Backyard Adventures of Iowa. If you are interested in being a featured […]

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Rainbow Baby On the Way

“The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you got to put up with the rain.” This is one of my favorite quotes. Dolly Parton said this after enduring many hardships throughout her life. I’ve been thinking about it a lot since we found out that we have a “rainbow baby” on the […]

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Start a Babysitting Co-op | Des Moines Moms Blog

How to Start a Babysitting Co-op

“Free Babysitting.” The flyer on the wall at Amy Brooks Murphy’s postpartum play group sounded too good to be true. I was intrigued. With no grandparents in town or trusted teenage neighbors to call for date-night sitting, I was looking for babysitting options. Too shy to pull one of the tabs and e-mail the contact, […]

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