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 […]
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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 […]
Mamas, mark your calendars! Score amazing deals on all the gently-used kids’ clothes, toys, gear, and accessories you can fit in your trunk! The Twice Blessed Consignment Sale, a fundraiser for the Shepherd’s Flock Early Learning Center, is coming your way soon! With such affordable prices, this is a shopping spree you won’t feel guilty […]
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!
I’m going to be completely honest with you guys. My personal wardrobe is terrible. I never buy myself new clothes. I have a bunch of t-shirts and yoga pants. Therefore, I live through my daughter and her adorable outfits. I like to think I dress her pretty stinkin’ cute. Myself? Not so much. But she […]
boots | button-down | baseball tee | shorts | swim trunks When it comes to style and shopping, I’ve always loved the “thrill of the hunt”. I lucked out to marry a guy who happens to appreciate a pulled-together look as well. When we learned we were having a baby boy three years ago, I […]
We have 141 children’s books. That count is low because I’m always finding books under the couch, in the car, and yes, even in the bathroom. We don’t have 11 kids. We have two boys and about seventy books per kid seems logical, right? Yikes. Our library is big because people like giving us books – […]
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 […]