Passionate About Des Moines
and the Moms Who Live Here

Author Archive | Christine Meggison

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The App That’s Saving My Life and Keeping Me Connected To My Mom Friends

My mom friends keep me sane, but when my schedule gets extra busy, unfortunately, the first thing to go are my walks, coffee dates, and girls’ nights out. That leaves me feeling disconnected and longing for the moments of encouragement, laughter, and venting those gatherings bring. I’m always on the hunt for strategies and tools […]

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Things I'm NOT Thankful For

Things I’m NOT Thankful For

I’d call myself a thankful person. I regularly thank the people in my life. I always send thank you notes and even do so in a (semi-) timely fashion. This entire month of November I’m listing what I’m thankful for each day on social media, continuing a tradition I’ve had for the past five years. […]

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Parent Like A Grandparent

Parent Like A Grandparent

They say grandparenting is the best gig around. And the longer I’ve been a parent and witnessed my folks grandparent (like a couple of bosses, I might add!), I believe it. All the fun. None of the responsibility. All of the joy. None of the worry. All of the high fives. None of the time […]

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