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The Waiting Place

Dr. Seuss’s book Oh, The Places You’ll Go warns me not to get stuck in The Waiting Place, and yet here I am. In The Waiting Place. It seems like I’ve been here quite a while, and I’m not really a fan. Currently, there are several aspects of my life that seem to be placed on hold. […]

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The Talking Mom

My kids call me the Talking Mom. I have earned the title fairly. You see, I’ve had very good role models from whom I learned these skills. My parents were talking parents, too, and I am quite sure I got it from them. When I was a kid, I hated it when my parents would linger […]

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A to Z Guide to Des Moines

A to Z Guide to the Des Moines Area: Explore Our City from Adventureland to the Zoo (and Everything in Between!)

Des Moines is finally getting a little recognition for our newly discovered “cool factor.” Whether you need a change of pace, somewhere new to take the kids, or a fabulous off-the-beaten-track place to take your out of town visitors, look no further than this guide to some of our favorite places in and around the […]

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