Hospitals, doctors, insurance, and all things medical are far from my forte, and well outside my comfort level, but after two trips to Blank Children’s Hospital’s ER and a full day at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital this past month, I’ve learned a few things about what to expect. Now that we are all […]
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The first line of defense for your aches, pains and general unrest is the medicine cabinet. Once you start feeling under the weather, you pop a couple pills of acetaminophen or ibuprofen/naproxen. And before you know it — relief! It’s such a habitual reaction, that you probably don’t even think about your choice. You take […]
The Science Center of Iowa is offering a new program for families who want to help their kids get a head start on STEM learning. Family STEM Institute classes are led by early childhood experts from the SCI Preschool. These educators understand children’s natural inclination to explore and are experts at informal learning. Classes focus […]
With our April guide to events and activities in Des Moines, your family will have no reason to say, “Mom, I’m bored!” — trust us! This curated calendar features unique spring events (Beautiful Bulldog Contest! Donut festivals! Astronauts! Free pony rides!). Here’s to enjoying all that Des Moines has to offer this month: no assembly required. […]
Des Moines Moms Blog is thrilled to be launching our 2018 ultimate guide to Des Moines summer camps – along with a myriad of other fun summer programs and activities for Des Moines kids!
Need to get the wiggles out? Des Moines offers tons of fun and engaging options for indoor play – and we’ve compiled a comprehensive indoor play guide just for Des Moines moms! The Indoor Play Guide is a paid advertising opportunity, brought to you in collaboration with our presenting sponsor Sky Zone Trampoline Park. If you’re […]
This post is sponsored by Enrichment Therapy and Learning Center Des Moines, but all thoughts and opinions are expressed honestly by myself.My oldest child, Lucy, was a toddler when we learned she had some developmental delays. After evaluations with a variety of professionals, she received diagnoses of mixed expressive-receptive language disorder, sensory processing disorder, and […]
This post is sponsored by Des Moines University Clinic.Moms, here are five reasons you should schedule a physical, and a recommendation for who to see at the Des Moines University Clinic.
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 […]