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Wondering how to beat cabin fever? The mom-approved winter ideas on our winter bucket list feature things to do around Des Moines, as well as free, boredom-busting ideas you can do without leaving your living room! Whether you want to stay warm and cozy at home or head out to some of central Iowa’s best sledding […]
Happy New Year! What’s going on in Des Moines in January? From snowshoeing adventures to fun theatre performances, there’s plenty to help you and your family beat cabin fever. Here’s to starting off 2018 with a bang! January 2018 events and activities Jan 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | Yoga Under the Stars, Science Center of […]
Are you as obsessed as I am with letter boards? Those felt boards with little plastic letters, the ones you might remember from church or any institutional bulletin board from your childhood, have made a big comeback over the past few years. Letter boards are a fun, home decor alternative to the decorative chalkboard and […]
A few summers ago I decided I needed to give my house a little facelift. Most of my décor was gifted to me 14 years ago at my wedding. While it was all lovely and fashionable in 2003, many items were starting to show their age. One of things I was certain needed updating was […]
It’s usually around this time of year that people start sharing articles about gift ideas for kids–specifically toys. Bloggers start writing about minimalism, excess, accumulating stuff, spending, etc. So, do kids really like receiving experiences instead of toys? I asked my boys their thoughts about this. After all, they are the experts who have been […]
Does this happen to anyone else? You make a meal plan, you shop for groceries, plan the week out as best as you can. You do everything right, but there are still evenings when you just don’t feel like cooking. I totally get it. I mean, I am a food blogger – I LOVE food. […]
Des Moines Moms Blog is thrilled to be releasing the 2017 Pregnancy & Postpartum Guide. This Des Moines Pregnancy and Postpartum guide has ALL the resources needed for a successful pregnancy and postpartum period in the Des Moines area.
In our minds, indoor play time is a necessity. Check out our extensive resource of indoor play and activities in Des Moines, updated for 2017. The Indoor Play Guide is a paid advertising opportunity, brought to you in collaboration with our presenting sponsor Backyard Adventures of Iowa. If you are interested in being a featured […]
This is Des Moines Moms Blog Guide to Fitness, Wellness and Health. This guide will be a one stop resource for parents as they choose to begin (or continue!) their wellness and health journey.