This post was sponsored by AR Workshop Ankeny. However all opinions and reviews are my own. Hands down, our Des Moines Moms Blog contributor team will tell you they had a blast at our night out at AR Workshop® Ankeny. What things make a night out one to remember? Great friends? Fabulous atmosphere? Wine? Laughter? Combine […]
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This post was sponsored by Great Wolf Lodge. All opinions are our own. Vacations are hard with small people, amiright? As it’s been best said, “vacations with kids are not vacations; they’re parenting in a different location.” And while I want to take fabulous, memory-making vacations with my kiddos, I’m not willing to shell out big […]
Some of my favorite childhood memories involve sunny summer mornings sitting curbside along parade routes impatiently waiting for the loud boom to mark the start of the parade. My oldest is no different. He loves a good parade – the chase of tootsie rolls, the gleaming red fire engines, the sound of high school bands […]
We at Des Moines Moms Blog are all about fun graphic tees. Add a Des Moines mom and designer with a fresh attitude and a great sense of humor, you get Shell Yeah! Design by Shelly. We know by the end of this post, you’ll have fallen in love too with Shell Yeah! Design! 4 Reasons to Love Shell […]
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 […]
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 […]