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My Favorite Winter Activities When It's Too Cold to Leave the House | Des Moines Moms Blog

My Favorite Indoor Winter Activities When It’s Too Cold to Leave the House

Winter is definitely not my favorite season. From bitter, cold temperatures to navigating the roads in snow and ice, I would prefer to hibernate indoors or move to the South during the long, four-plus months we have of winter in Iowa. With kids, cabin fever sets in, and you’re ready for the season to be […]

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My Word for 2016: Rejoice | Des Moines Moms Blog

My Word for 2016: Rejoice

I’ve never been a big fan of making New Year’s resolutions. While I do like setting goals for myself, for some reason the idea of creating a resolution of something I will or will not do in a year (I have failed to quit biting my fingernails for decades!) seems to be different. I like […]

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The Mom Voice Within | Des Moines Moms Blog

The Mom Voice Within

There’s a still, small voice that whispers in my head. I can’t always hear it, but I know it’s there. It encourages. You can do this. It uplifts. You’re doing a great job. It reminds me that I am strong. Don’t give up. It inspires. You’re going to be okay. It loves. You are more […]

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