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Top Posts of 2017: Best of Des Moines Moms Blog

Best of DMMB 2017

Every year is full of challenges and celebrations and 2017 is no different. Before we start 2018, we wanted to take a minute to reflect on the highlights of 2017.

Our vision is to create a space for Des Moines moms to hear and be heard without judgement. Whether you have young kids or school-aged kids, work outside the home or stay home, are single or divorced, we are all just doing our best to raise our kids with love and take care of ourselves!

These stories are a only a sample of Des Moines Moms Blog. Our contributors share personal stories of loss, victory, tips, tricks, and humor. They offer a glimpse of what it looks like to be a mom in Des Moines!

Here are 10 of the most-read posts of 2017

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I Want a 1980s Summer for My Kids

When I grew up in the early 1980s summer days had zero agenda. 

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My Daughter Non-Fatally Drowned Surrounded By Adults

She didn’t look like a drowning victim. She was conscious when she came out of the water, but we still took her to the hospital.

My Geriatric Pregnancy

My Geriatric Pregnancy

A trip to Target for a double pack of early pregnancy tests revealed that I was pregnant. And 39. 

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Perimenopause: A Hormonal Roller Coaster

Are you a crazy person? Maybe. But it might not be your fault.

40 non toy gift ideas

40 Non-Toy Gift Ideas

No more toys! Hopefully these ideas give you some things to think about when shopping for kids.

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Count the Kicks

When prenatal movement patterns change, moms should alert their providers and get checked out.

thank you to my husband

Thank You To Husband During Pregnancy

My first trimester rendered me basically worthless. Here’s a thank you letter to my husband for helping me through it. 

Erin Kiernan DMMB movers shakers

DMMB Movers & Shakers: Erin Kiernan

Erin is an infertility survivor, adoption supporter, and celebrator of real-life moms.

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Summer Vacation Boredom Busters

Keep the whining at bay with these fun boredom busters to keep everyone occupied.

Des Moines Moms Blog 5 Reasons I Love My Instant Pot

5 Reasons I Love My Instant Pot

My Instant Pot might be the best purchase I’ve ever made. Here’s why. 

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