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Prepare your child for the best education with The Goddard School

  The Goddard School® offers the Best Childhood Preparation for Success in Iowa For nearly 30 years, The Goddard School has been a trusted name among parents and families. Its classrooms provide safe, nurturing environments for children six weeks to six years. They offer age-appropriate opportunities to explore and discover. From infants to toddlers, preschoolers […]

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Iowa Clinic: Treating Allergies Safely – The EpiPen Dilemma | Des Moines Moms Blog

Treating Allergies Safely – The EpiPen Dilemma

This sponsored post is brought to you courtesy of The Iowa Clinic — providing comprehensive care for the entire family.   The Great EpiPen Dilemma There has been a great deal of media attention given to the price of the EpiPen in the recent weeks. The EpiPen is used for patients who suffer from an anaphylactic reaction […]

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Creating Teams of Tomorrow - TOT Greater Des Moines | Des Moines Moms Blog

Creating Teams of Tomorrow – TOT Greater Des Moines

Did anyone else get super motivated by the Rio Olympics to a) get beach volleyball abs, b) start their kids in some sort of program so I can give Aly Raisman’s parents a run for their money, or c) see if they can run a four minute mile? No, just me? Okay…. While I don’t […]

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5 Tips to a Healthier and Happier School Year, Iowa Clinic | Des Moines Moms Blog

5 Tips to a Healthier and Happier School Year

This sponsored post is brought to you courtesy of The Iowa Clinic — providing comprehensive care for the entire family. Our author is pediatrician Dr. Jessica Greenley — a mom herself!  Tips for a Healthy and Happy School Year As the school year approaches, establishing new routines and healthy habits becomes top of mind for most parents. As […]

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Teachers--You Are Good Enough | Des Moines Moms Blog

Teachers – You Are Good Enough

This time of the year brings much notice to the toils of teaching. As a first-year teacher, I struggled. I struggled a lot. I struggled with my students, figuring out expectations and navigating a new place, piecing together years of woven notes in teaching guides and curriculum, and simply decoding the masses of abbreviated educational […]

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Rounded Minds Des Moines Moms Blog

Rounded Minds – Creating Strong Bodies and Remarkable Language Skills

This sponsored post is brought to you by Rounded Minds.  Are you interested in giving your child’s brain a boost? What about giving your child the gift of creativity and choosing words in different languages? How would you feel if you could help your child learn a second language while also doing it in a fun, active […]

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Best Sensory Activity Ever: Ice Excavation! | Des Moines Moms Blog

Easiest, Cheapest, BEST Sensory Activity EVER!

My philosophy for kids activities: cheap, easy, and fun. Double bonus if they actually keep kids engaged for longer than it takes me to clean up the aftermath. I found the motherload of all sensory activities — cue giant ice cube excavation! This activity is perfect for those blistering hot days where kids need something […]

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