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40 non toy gift ideas

40 Non-Toy Gift Ideas and Experiences for Kids

It’s usually around this time of year that people start sharing articles about gift ideas for kids–specifically toys. Bloggers start writing about minimalism, excess, accumulating stuff, spending, etc. So, do kids really like receiving experiences instead of toys? I asked my boys their thoughts about this. After all, they are the experts who have been […]

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bergman academy

5 Reasons You Should Consider Enrolling Your Child at Bergman Academy

This featured business highlight is brought to you by Bergman Academy.  1.  Small student to teacher ratio 7:1 preschool, 9:1 Pre-Kindergarten and 16:1 Kindergarten-8th grade 2.  Individualized guided instruction 3.  Project-based learning 4.  Foreign language instruction starting at age 3 5. Located in the heart of oldest city park in Des Moines, Greenwood Park. With 80 acres […]

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5 Tips to a Healthier and Happier School Year, Iowa Clinic | Des Moines Moms Blog

5 Tips to a Healthier and Happier School Year

This sponsored post is brought to you courtesy of The Iowa Clinic — providing comprehensive care for the entire family. Our author is pediatrician Dr. Jessica Greenley — a mom herself!  Tips for a Healthy and Happy School Year As the school year approaches, establishing new routines and healthy habits becomes top of mind for most parents. As […]

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