With glimpses of spring on the horizon, March is a great time to explore the city and have some fun. We’re kicking off the month with our Mom’s Night Out event on March 5, and we’d love to see you all there. If you’re planning a staycation in Des Moines over spring break, be sure […]
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Anyone else feel like their little ones have grown several inches over the winter? I have a large pile of too-small clothes in both my boys’ closets that are begging for a new home. I’m lucky that our youngest can wear hand-me-downs, but the thought of buying a brand new wardrobe for my oldest every […]
Staying in Des Moines for Spring Break? Des Moines has plenty of options to help your kids run off all that energy or for you to connect as a family.
This post is sponsored by Walnut Hills Pediatric Dentistry.Dental trauma is common in children and adolescents because this is the time when kids learn to walk, run, and are most active in sports. If your kid has a tooth injury, it’s important you know what to do. Dr. Waage with Walnut Hills Pediatric Dentistry answers […]
Who else loves day dates? My husband and I are intentionally working on finding time and space for dates. With four kids that can be difficult. Sports, Scouts, 4-H, school activities, volunteering make date nights a challenge. This is where the day date comes in. Taking time to get brunch and focus my attention on […]
Des Moines Moms Blog regularly highlights local nonprofits. There are so many amazing organizations in our city dedicated to looking out for the well being of all who live here. We want to feature them and share ways you and your family can partner with them through volunteering, giving donations, and attending amazing fundraising events. If […]
Our most popular event is back: Mom’s Night Out at Sherwood Forest Event Center! Grab a girlfriend and join Des Moines Moms Blog for a fun evening Thursday, March 5th from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Don’t wait to get your ticket—they sold out fast last year! Early Bird tickets are only $15 now through […]
This post is sponsored by the Drake University Athletic Department.Do you have a daughter who loves sports? Sign-up to attend the National Girls and Women in Sports Day Youth Clinic on Sunday, February 9 hosted by Drake University Athletics. Girls will experience a variety of sports taught by Division I collegiate athletes. National Girls and Women […]
This post is sponsored by Walnut Hills Pediatric DentistryFamily Valentine Ideas If picking out Valentine’s Day cards and gifts brings more anxiety than joy, may we suggest an alternative: Family Fun Day! We found lots of great events happening in Des Moines this month. Pick one (or two) and take your family out on a […]
Looking for early education and preschool options for your child? Des Moines Moms Blog’s Preschool and Early Childhood Education guide will help you find the right school for your family.