I’m 35 years old and I still have moments where I feel lonely as the only non-white person in the room. All in all, I’m pretty secure in who I am and confident about the person I have become. I’d like to believe my children are growing up in a time that is more open […]
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Des Moines Moms Blog is thrilled to be launching our 2018 ultimate guide to Des Moines summer camps – along with a myriad of other fun summer programs and activities for Des Moines kids!
Here is a complete and comprehensive list of all Des Moines urgent care locations. Because sickness, injuries, and the unknown rarely happen when it’s convenient. This urgent care guide features sponsors such as UnityPoint Health, Mercy Clinics, and the Iowa Clinic.
Here at Des Moines Moms Blog, one of our favorite things is being able to connect with YOU! Whether that is online through a post that resonates with your stage of life or attending one of our Des Moines Moms Blog Events, it is our passion to create a sense of community and connectedness both […]
We have crowdsourced some of our favorite items for this girlfriends gift guide. It is intended to be a resource of ideas for your BFF, your child’s teacher or your neighbor who has rescued your child/and or pet one too many times.
Fear. Anxiety. Shame. Those are the top three adjectives I would use to describe how I felt when I lost my job. We graduate from college with good grades and meaningful internships with the reassurance and belief that we’ve done the proper steps to ensure gainful employment and financial security. But we’ve failed to factor […]
Living in land-locked Iowa, there aren’t a ton of options for a beach vacation, right? Wrong! You can enjoy your very own beach vacation in the timespan of Moana (well, if you drive fast and don’t break for the bathroom). How’s that possible you ask? Take a road trip to the fantastic Honey Creek Resort […]
Choosing a pediatrician or family doctor is a big decision. We’ve compiled a list of Des Moines pediatricians and primary care physicians to help you.
We are looking to expand our DMMB executive team! Do you enjoy supporting other moms and building community? Are you passionate about Des Moines and the moms that live here? The Des Moines Moms Blog team is growing, and we are looking for a local voice to join our growing team as a Project Coordinator! This […]
I know lots of you mommas are looking forward to summer break. Sleeping late, no homework, and lazy days by the pool. However, as a momma to littles, summer is none of those things to me. My kids get up when the sun is up, they can’t read so I’m doing all of the reading […]