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5 Tips for the Working Mom | Des Moines Moms Blog

5 Tips for the Working Mom

I’ve been working full-time since I graduated from Iowa State University. I worked through graduate school and through babies number one and number two. Although there are certainly times when I feel like I am furiously trying to keep my head just above the water, I am now almost six years in of juggling motherhood and career. […]

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5 Behaviors I Want My Daughters to See Me Doing | Des Moines Moms Blog

5 Behaviors I Want My Daughters to See Me Doing

When I was brainstorming ideas for this post, I bounced between changing the word “daughters” to a general “children.” Because, really, these behaviors are ones that I feel ALL kids should see their parents doing. And I really try not to label with “boy mom” or “girl mom”; but because I am the mama to girls and […]

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Letting Go: Fear, Comparison, and Perfectionism

Here I am, with the deadline of February 1 looming over my head. I’ve known this deadline was coming since the beginning of January. But yet, here I am. Scrambling, scratching my head over what my first post is going to be about. I question, Should my first post be funny? Serious? Should my purpose be to […]

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Meet Shay Scholtes | Des Moines Moms Blog

Meet Shay Scholtes

Hi, everyone! I am going to take a minute and gush, because I am truly beyond ecstatic and blessed to be a part of the Des Moines Moms Blog team. Applying and then saying “yes” to this adventure was a little outside my comfort zone, but I am so ready to take this opportunity, hold […]

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