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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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50+ Things To Do When You’re Stuck at Home

Not sure how you’re going to keep your kids entertained while you’re stuck at home for the next couple of weeks? We feel your pain! That’s why we created this guide to indoor activities for kids. We hope it helps you stay sane while we practice social distancing over the next couple weeks and helps […]

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My Natural Childbirth

This editorial series, Stork Stories, is brought to you by Des Moines Moms Blog and MercyOne. All 8 original articles from the Stork Stories series can be found here. Even before I was pregnant, I knew I wanted to have a natural childbirth. I know some women are terrified by this idea and can’t imagine having a baby […]

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