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Last of the Firsts

I sat down to sign the permission slip for my husband to get his vasectomy. A concept I found slightly insane, considering he’s a grown adult who is fully capable of making his own decisions. This wasn’t a field trip to the zoo, it was a medical procedure he fully researched before deciding to get […]

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The Importance of Valentine’s Day

I spend February predominately focused on a few things: chocolate, wine, scouring Amazon for the perfect last-minute gift, and hoping my husband thinks more Russell Stover and less Edible Arrangement. I fully understand Valentine’s Day is widely regarded as a Hallmark holiday, but to me, it’s one of the most important. It’s a holiday that’s […]

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Meet Kinzy Gillespie

Hello everyone. I’ve asked my children to go play and ideally not start UFC fighting so I can write up this brief introduction (with the exception of the baby who is here on my lap, permanently attached, like a less furry koala). I’m so excited to be a part of the Des Moines Moms Blog […]

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