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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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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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Why I Hate Co-Sleeping

Okay, I have to admit it. I think I made a parenting mistake. A big one. It all started a year ago when I came home with our second child that I had via C-section. Our two-year-old at the time was still sleeping in his crib, but I could not lift him due to the […]

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Get to know Des Moines Pediatric Dental Center

Some of my most traumatic childhood memories are of going to the dentist. I was TERRIFIED of the dentist. Everytime my mom told me it was time to go to the dentist, I would break out in a cold sweat and start crying. I don’t think I am alone when I say that going to the dentist […]

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