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Bloom 2014: Event Re-cap and Thank You

Thank You to Our Guests: Nothing warms the heart of an event planner and DMMB co-founder like seeing a sea of mommas (and babies) learning, connecting, getting pampered, and just enjoying a morning out of the house. Our second ever Bloom event for new and expecting moms went off without a hitch. We are so […]

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Ava Anderson Non-Toxic – Giveaway

Today’s Giveaway is from Ava Anderson Non-Toxic: Safe and superb products for your family.  About Ava Anderson Non-Toxic Ava Anderson non-toxic offers quality skin care, cosmetic, bath and body care, hair care, baby care, home care, pet care, and scents products without any harmful chemicals. This revolutionary line contains NO parabens or PEG’s. NO synthetic “fragrance” or […]

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Pure Wash – Review & Giveaway

This is how I have been doing laundry the past month: Dump clothes into the washer and turn on cold wash, transfer to dryer then take out the beautifully cleaned clothes. NO sorting NO detergent NO hot water. Could you imagine doing laundry this way?  Really! Pure Wash to the Rescue Thanks to the Pure Wash […]

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Ella Alana: Handmade Creations From A Local Mom – Giveaway

Today’s GIVEAWAY is from Ella Alana – a local mama specializing in contemporary, trendy, and fun handmade clothing and gifts for babies and children. At Ella Alana, we want to make the very best, to help you give the very best for those special babies, girl or boy, in your lives. The Mom Behind Ella […]

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Be the Encouragement

Formula or breast milk? (Formula for both my boys) Co-sleeping or baby in their own bed? (Own bed 99% of the time) Vaccinate or not? (Vaccinate following recommended schedule) Baby led weaning or baby food from the jar? (From the jar or more often than not a pouch) Cloth or disposable? (Disposable) Stay at home or work […]

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#RandomActsOfGiving: A Collection of 30+ Awesome Giveaways

As some of you probably know, Des Moines Moms Blog is part of a national network (City Moms Blog) that is designed to connect moms to information and parenting perspectives unique to the communities in which they live. We have amazing blogs in several other cities – Dallas, Scottsdale, Austin, Chicago and San Diego to […]

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Me ‘n Mommy To Be: Review & Giveaway

The Des Moines Moms Blog Co-Founders recently had the opportunity to spend some time at Me ‘n Mommy To Be in Ankeny. Me ‘n Mommy To Be is a unique children’s and maternal retail store where parents and grandparents entrust their pre-loved items to be purchased and loved by a new family. In 2004, the […]

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