We are thrilled to announce details of our next event: our Family Fun Day event! Check out all the details below and buy your tickets at the bottom of the post! Who: All Des Moines Metro families! What: A morning of fun for all! Tickets are all inclusive and include all activities, snacks, a goody bag for each […]
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Summer is in full swing! From the Iowa State Fair to the National Balloon Classic, there are so many great family activities going on in August! Make the most of the final weeks of summer before school starts with some of these family friendly events around Des Moines this month. Send us an email if we […]
I call myself a feminist, but I’ll confess that I was relieved when I found out my first child was a boy. Amidst headlines of high profile rape cases, sexual harassment suits – and the prospective peer pressure of having to be a dance mom because have you seen those costumes? – it somehow felt… […]
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 […]
Iowa is the Hawkeye state, the land of corn and pigs, and much more. Whether you have lived here your whole life or just moved here recently, there are some things that set Iowans apart from the rest of the country. Here’s our list of things that distinguish you and your kids as being from […]
Thirty-eight moms were nominated for the Granger Motors #Mominate $1,000 Visa gift card contest. All nominees deserve a reward but there can only be one winner! This giveaway was sponsored by Granger Motors.
We all know Des Moines is awesome and we have a new accolade or ranking to celebrate nearly every week. But do you know about the beautiful town of Decorah, Iowa? It was named to Smithsonian Magazines 20 best small towns to visit in 2014, and Forbes Magazine gave it the title of one of […]
Choosing a pediatrician or family doctor is a big decision. We’ve compiled a list of Des Moines pediatricians and primary care physicians to help you.
When I grew up in the early 1980s, my mom would kick us kids out of the house every summer morning. The pool was on the agenda for each afternoon, but between breakfast and lunch, the schedule was wide open and it was up to me, my siblings, and our neighborhood friends to figure out […]
I know lots of you mommas are looking forward to summer break. Sleeping late, no homework, and lazy days by the pool. However, as a momma to littles, summer is none of those things to me. My kids get up when the sun is up, they can’t read so I’m doing all of the reading […]