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Des Moines Moms Guide to December 2019

Ho Ho Ho… Happy Holidays! ‘Tis the season for twinkly lights and lots of holiday family fun. We also found some free storytime events and winter break boredom busters. Enjoy this December with lots of family-friendly events.  Psst… If you’re looking for Santa Claus, we have the inside scoop on when and where to find the […]

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November Events Guide

Des Moines Moms Guide to November 2019

This post is sponsored by Jester Park Nature Center’s Fall Makers Market.We are thrilled to partner with the Jester Park Nature Center to bring you this monthly event guide.  Get a head start on holiday shopping, at the Fall Maker’s Market at Jester Park Nature Center (near Granger) on Sunday November 24 from noon to […]

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My Marathon Labor: A Birth Story in 30+ Hours

This editorial series, Stork Stories, is brought to you by Des Moines Moms Blog and MercyOne. All 8 original articles from the Stork Stories series can be found here. Before I had kids I ran marathons and half marathons. I wasn’t fast, but I could run forever. I was built for endurance. And thank goodness I was used […]

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October 2019

Des Moines Moms Guide to October Events 2019

This post is sponsored by Burger Shed. We are thrilled to partner with the new Burger Shed restaurant in Altoona to bring you this monthly family events guide.  Heart of America’s newest concept —the Burger Shed—is a nod to the roots of the company’s first restaurant, The Machine Shed. The Burger Shed’s menu consists of […]

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