No need to hide in your closet all season, but these tips might be helpful for you and your family in avoiding the flu while you are out and about. It’s hard to escape the flu. Either you’ve had it, it’s made its way through every member of your family (even the dog) or you’re […]
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Here is a complete and comprehensive list of all Des Moines urgent care locations. Because sickness, injuries, and the unknown rarely happen when it’s convenient. This urgent care guide features sponsors such as UnityPoint Health, Mercy Clinics, and the Iowa Clinic.
Which Des Moines restaurants host ‘Kids Eat Free’ nights? And when? And which location? We’ve done the work for you! We all have those days when you just don’t want to – or don’t have time to – cook. Dining out with the family can be expensive, so here’s a newly-updated and fact-checked guide you can bookmark […]
The Winter Games at Brenton Skating Plaza in Downtown Des Moines is an exciting celebration of sports and outdoor recreation on Friday, February 9 and Saturday, February 10. It is a perfect opportunity for kids and families to spend time outside and cheer on United State of America at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The Winter […]
This post is sponsored by Des Moines University Clinic. All opinions are my own. Let’s just put this out there: I don’t want to buy my underwear in the same aisle where I pick up my kids’ pullups. But since becoming a mother, I’ve quoted the line from Billy Madison “If peeing in your pants […]
Every year is full of challenges and celebrations. Before we start 2018, we wanted to take a minute to reflect on the highlights of 2017.
Here are a doctor’s sleep training tips on how to get your child to sleep through the night Did you know that by 4 months of age, 80 percent of babies can be safely trained to sleep through the night? For older infants and toddlers, almost all can be trained. Evidence shows that sleep training […]
In the weeks and months and now years since having my children, I’ve tried to accept my new “mom bod” with grace and even positivity. I’ve grown and birthed two humans, for goodness sakes. I bought new pants and tops that flattered my fuller shape and figured someday I would find time to shed the […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Round up the family and hop in the car–the Christmas lights are waiting! If you’re looking for an easy holiday activity to do with your family, this is it. Here are some of the best places to see Christmas lights in Des Moines this holiday season. Jolly […]
Wondering what to do in Des Moines this December? Des Moines is brimming with Christmas cheer this month! Central Iowa has plenty of magical events to offer families this time of the year, so check out (and share!) this event guide and get ready to make memories this holiday season. (And don’t forget about the […]