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Grandparents: Give a Jar of Memories | Des Moines Moms Blog

Give a Jar of Memories

If the parents/grandparents in your life are like those in mine, they are hard to shop for! My husband’s parents especially seem to have everything they could ever need or want, and they usually say they don’t want gifts anyway. They both turn 70 this year, so we all (six siblings, five spouses, and seven […]

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Becoming a Mom without Your Mom

Becoming a Mom without Your Mom

In light of recent events, I’ve been hearing a lot about earthquakes. I learned that geologists have a difficult time predicting the frequency and intensity of aftershocks — sometimes for years to come. Seriously, that description felt exactly like my experience with grief. My mom passed away in 2008. I’m often hesitant when speaking about her […]

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Mother's Day celebration SOLD OUT

Mother’s Day Celebration Play Date 2014: Event Recap

I cannot tell you what an amazing time we had at our Mother’s Day Celebration hosted by Crème Cupcake! With over 55 people attending our SOLD OUT event, we ate, drank, and decorated the morning away! While the moms got to enjoy a gourmet cupcake and premium latte from one of DMMB’s specially named drinks – […]

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Thanks Mom!

I would like to take the opportunity this week to say publicly “Thanks Mom” Thanks for… Encouraging me growing up and now as a mom. Being an example… you were a working mom but you always put us first.  You worked hard and stayed up long after we went to bed.  You always had a hot meal […]

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