This post is sponsored by Mercy Medical Center — Des Moines We are both pediatricians and mothers with the same parenting struggles and worries that all mothers feel. Our job is to care for babies in the Newborn Nursery at Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines. In the nursery, we understand parents have questions and concerns; especially […]
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This post was sponsored by LOF-Xpress™. All opinions are our own.One of the things I routinely put off until the last minute is getting my oil changed. Yes, I know why they are important and I know the dangers of not keeping up on car maintenance. They just take so much time! And I always […]
Kites on the Green in Johnston is a fun event for the whole family! Mark your calendars for the fifth-annual Kites on the Green event on Saturday, May 5. This post is sponsored by the Kites on the Green and the City of Johnston.
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 […]
This post is sponsored by Mercy Medical Center — Des MoinesAs the director of a very busy OB department, I have the privilege of working with some of the finest nurses. OB nurses have chosen this calling as their life long profession. They display compassion every day. Whether they are working antepartum and trying to […]
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!
Mobile phones, tablets, digital assistants. These days it may seem that kids learn to type on a keyboard or ask Siri even before they can crawl. That doesn’t mean we should forget about teaching handwriting. Why Handwriting Matters Handwritten communication is still a part of our everyday lives. Whether it’s signing a birthday card or […]
“Where do I go when it’s time to have the baby?” This is a common question from first-time parents, and it’s an important one. The best way for parents to be comfortable with knowing where to go is to take a tour of places they are considering for the delivery of their baby. Hospital tour […]