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Love Life After kids

How’s your love life going? That’s a weird question if you’re married. You’re knee-deep in laundry. It’s 10 p.m. and you forgot your preschooler needs to take snacks tomorrow. Your second grader wants home lunch and you haven’t gotten groceries in a week. A work project is sucking the life out of you and your […]

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Des Moines Moms Guide to February 2019

February has a bad rap for being cold and boring. But it’s just not true (well, I guess the cold part is true). There are a lot of February events in Des Moines going on for families⏤and a few events just for mom. We are hosting a Mom’s Night Out event on Feb. 28 at […]

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Why I Love the Daddy Daughter Dance: A Dad’s Story

Hello, my name is Jeremy and I’m about to have the greatest night of my life. How do I know this? Because it happened last year, and the year before that, and the year before that. I’m about to go on a date. Shh, I have a confession. I’ve been married for almost 12 years […]

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Des Moines January Events

Des Moines Moms Guide to January 2019

Happy New Year! Resolve to get the kids out and explore the metro. From dinosaur events to princess parties, there’s so much to fun to be had through the winter. If you look closely, you'll see we even threw in a few ideas for your next grown-up night out!  Kids need to burn off some [...]
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December Event Guide

Des Moines Moms Guide to December 2018

Ho Ho Ho… Happy Holidays! ‘Tis the season for twinkly lights and lots of family fun. Check out our guide for festive celebrations and winter break boredom busters. Psst… If you’re looking for Santa Claus, we have the inside scoop on when and where to find the big man in red in our Where to […]

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Des Moines Moms Guide to November 2018

Whooosh! Hold on to your hats, here comes the busiest time of the year. We’ve got lots of ideas to keep kids busy before the holidays hit and even more ways to help you kick off the holiday season. Thinking about holiday shopping? Check out our Holiday Market guide for a go-to guide for shopping […]

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Des Moines Moms Guide to October 2018

Trick-or-treating family fun, pumpkin patch adventures, and all the candy we can hide in our secret stashes? October, we’re ready for you! Des Moines is bursting with fun fall events for the whole family this month. We’ve included our top October event picks for free weekend activities, family-friendly Halloween events, moms’ night outs, date nights, […]

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