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I crave quiet. Lack of noise. Sound’s absence. Eradication of the endless voices screaming off the news page and inside our house. It’s a nice idea. But the reality is children come with noise and if they didn’t, we’d probably worry. After a long winter indoors, where the sounds are coming off a screen if […]
Tired of being stuck inside with your kids? There are plenty of places to play inside in Des Moines. Check out our guide to the best places to play indoors.
With glimpses of spring on the horizon, March is a great time to explore the city and have some fun. We’re kicking off the month with our Mom’s Night Out event on March 5, and we’d love to see you all there. If you’re planning a staycation in Des Moines over spring break, be sure […]
Staying in Des Moines for Spring Break? Des Moines has plenty of options to help your kids run off all that energy or for you to connect as a family.
This post is sponsored by Walnut Hills Pediatric DentistryFamily Valentine Ideas If picking out Valentine’s Day cards and gifts brings more anxiety than joy, may we suggest an alternative: Family Fun Day! We found lots of great events happening in Des Moines this month. Pick one (or two) and take your family out on a […]
When my husband said we needed to add yet another app to our television streaming, I was a bit skeptical. However, once he told me that we were adding Disney + and that I would have access to every Disney movie ever created, I was pretty excited! From Robin Hood to Cinderella, my kids would get to […]
I appreciate all the great family shows available for our kids. As a mom, it takes intentional effort to connect with our kiddos. Screens can come between us and our kiddos if we allow it or they can bring us together. Using a show to keep our kiddos occupied while we make dinner, or taking […]
Winter weather making you and your kiddos a little antsy? Beat (or at least minimize) cabin fever with the mom-approved ideas. From fun and unique things to do around Des Moines, to creative and boredom-busting ideas you can do from the comfort of your living room, there’s something for every age and stage! Here’s the […]
I distinctly remember bringing my one-month-old daughter to Confluence Brewing and honestly getting zero dirty looks. One of the many reasons I love Des Moines is that there are plenty of family-friendly restaurants and bars. Parents can enjoy an adult beverage in public without shame. One of the bravest mom things I’ve ever done is […]