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get outside: family time play with kids

Get Outside! Enjoy Nature with Kids

Our family loves spending time outside, and while we have the gear to make it comfortable in the winter, it’s just not the same. With spring comes new flowers, birds, and insects to watch for.  It also is a time we really connect and truly enjoy each others’ company. One of our favorite family activities […]

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Couple date at home

8 Easy, Fun At-Home Date Ideas

Are you in a “dinner and movie” date night rut? With Valentine’s Day coming up, many of us are thinking about date ideas to connect with our partners. For Christmas, I gifted my husband with “12 Months of Dates.” I wanted to make sure we had “couple time” without worrying about child care, so I […]

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Steph Crandall stepmom

Meet Steph Crandall

Hello there Des Moines Moms Blog Readers! I am so excited to be a part of this incredible community! When I saw that DMMB was looking for contributors, I knew I’d love to do it, but I hesitated. See, I don’t always know whether I should consider myself a mom. I’m a step-mom. I had […]

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