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Resources for Uncertain Times

The world as we know it has changed drastically in the last week. We went from looking forward to spring break to suddenly having an extended break from school, working from home, and being quarantined for the forseeable future.  It is only natural to feel stress and anxiety when we are faced with so many [...]
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5 ways to elevate your spring style

Spring Style Picks for Busy Moms

Want to elevate your mom-style this spring? I am sharing a few wearable spring trends to add to your wardrobe, plus some easy outfit ideas that are sure to take your style from basic to chic! With all that is happening in our world right now, there are very few things that we can control. […]

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Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas

I have a huge sweet tooth, but I try to avoid giving my kiddos much candy in their baskets. To be honest, it’s hard to say, “Here’s all this candy, but don’t eat it!” So, I find it easier just to give them a small treat and make the rest of the basket contents non-consumable! […]

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Mom’s Night Out 2020 Recap

Our 5th annual Mom's Night Out was successful evening, and is a reminder of what a great time we all have together!  A big thank you to everyone who joined us for our Mom's Night Out on March 5th at Sherwood Forest Event Center in Des Moines. It was a great night to get out [...]
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5 Ways to Celebrate a Birthday Virtually

My oldest son Jack turned 6 last week, just as the impact of the current global health crisis was becoming apparent. For the week or two before we’d gradually been scaling back his birthday celebration plans, finally canceling his friend party at a local “jumpy place,” and eventually even decided we didn’t want to put […]

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How to Plan a Virtual Event

Early last week, I knew I was going to have to cancel the St. Patrick’s Day party I had been planning with a few of my close friends and their children. I knew this Covid-19 thing was getting serious and we were going to be called to act in a very real way.  Still, I […]

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