UnityPoint Health has launched the Imagine the Amazing contest, which will award $25,000 this fall to a school to help its students live well. Healthier. Happier. Making a dream come true. This post is sponsored by UnityPoint Health.
Our Family Fun Day event is less than 2 weeks away! Plan to be at Centennial Park in Waukee on Saturday September 29 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. You won’t want to miss this great event! Buy your tickets today! Here are 5 reasons we can’t wait for September 29: 1. $5 Everything is […]
The 2018 Des Moines Pediatric Dentist Guide is here to help you find the best dentist for your child. All local pediatric dentists compiled in one place.
We are thrilled to announce our annual Family Fun Day Saturday September 29 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 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 child ticket, and access to all giveaways as part of our raffle. When: Saturday, September […]
As much as I love summer, fall is probably my favorite season in Des Moines. It’s not blazing hot, yet it’s not snowing, the colors of the trees are beautiful, it’s acceptable to wear leggings, and there are so many fun fall activities! 10 Fall Activities Here’s a list of family-friendly fall activities. I’m excited […]
This post was done in collaboration with services received for Des Moines Moms Blog. All opinions are our own. Fall is a great time to have family photos taken. The weather is beautiful for outdoor photos and the holidays are just around the corner. If you need a family picture for holiday cards, now is […]
I still remember sitting on the floor of our bedroom, holding my daughter London as she screamed at the top of her lungs trying to continuously hit me. It brings a flood of emotions when I think about that season of life. It happened daily. For weeks, even months, I was at a complete loss […]
Any way you slice it, motherhood brings added “to dos”, shifting priorities, and not enough hours in the day to accomplish everything on the list. The thing that most often is sacrificed for me is time to do my own thing — whether by myself or with friends. To be alone with my thoughts […]
When our son was born, he affectionately earned the nickname Popeye because he came out of the womb winking. As first-time parents, we didn’t think much of it when one lid would droop when he got sleepy. However, early on at one of our regular well checks, our pediatrician noticed his condition. He referred us […]
As my kids have gotten older, the realization that I have little control becomes more and more apparent. Since I can’t be with my kids 24/7 to ensure their safety, it can bring emotions of anxiety, fear, and frankly, sometimes can be overwhelming. The world can be a very scary place. While I’d like to […]
I’m so thankful my mom taught me cooking basics when I was a kid. I’m not a stellar chef or a foodie by any means, but by the time I graduated high school, I knew my way around the kitchen. I want the same thing for my own children. In recent years, my two older […]
PSL. It sounds like a health condition. Or the newest offering from my cable company. But, to millions of addicts fans around the world, the Pumpkin Spice Latte (or PSL, as it’s called by devotees) ushers in the unofficial beginning of fall. Never-you-mind that apparently Autumn began in August this year and you had […]