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4 Ways to Help Kids Through Fall Sports Injuries

4 Ways to Help Kids Through Fall Sports Injuries

This post is sponsored by The Iowa Clinic. When your kids go from playing in the backyard to playing organized sports, your role as a mom changes, too. You’re no longer the playtime supervisor and caretaker. Whatever happens is completely out of your control. Your job now is cheerleader — No. 1 fan. Seeing your […]

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Free Activities for Families in Des Moines

There’s no denying that there are tons of kid-friendly places to go and things to see in Des Moines during the summer. The activities are endless, but at times can be expensive. Finding different options every day can add up! Luckily, there are plenty of free activities that are not only fun and entertaining but […]

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Des Moines Summer Reading Programs

Before the road trips and family reunions, between camps and around the long-delayed dentist appointments, is a summertime lull. Many local attractions can help fill these few unplanned moments. But there is one magical place to rule them all: a safe haven full of ideas, characters, and imagination, complete with fearless leaders and climate control. […]

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It’s Time to Take Back Summer

Moms, it is time to take back summer! In the past, our family has always tried to do summer camps, take vacations, plan home improvement projects, and create epic summer memories. I have felt guilty if I don’t have an activity planned every day. Summer break continued to get busier and busier and eventually, it […]

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