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indoor play guide

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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Des Moines ice Cream Spots

Keep Calm and Eat Ice Cream: Top Metro Cold Spots

To me, ice cream and summertime go hand-in-hand. I remember the Dennis the Menace-branded twist ice cream cones and the lime push-ups at Dairy Queen fondly. We weren’t as conscious about fats and sugar back then. But, even in today’s health-aware society, my daughter and I take at least a weekly trip to a Des Moines […]

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Kindergarten Prep

5 Ideas for Having Fun with Kindergarten Prep This Summer

The thought of prepping for kindergarten and doing school type stuff over the summer just sends a chill up my spine. I want to have no agenda and just enjoy time with my baby before he goes off to school for a full day, but after one month of summer his little body is craving structure […]

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Rainy Day DMMB Indoor Play Area (1)

Des Moines Moms Blog Indoor Play Area Guide: Presented by Backyard Adventures

Iowa winters are long and the precious days of spring and fall are still sprinkled with rainy days and the occasional super hot and humid summer day. In order to survive the ups and downs of Iowa weather extremes with the kids, we’ve compiled a list of the best indoor play areas in Des Moines.  From mall play areas to […]

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