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It’s Time to Take Back Summer

Moms, it is time to take back summer! In the past, our family has always tried to do summer camps, take vacations, plan home improvement projects, and create epic summer memories. I have felt guilty if I don’t have an activity planned every day. Summer break continued to get busier and busier and eventually, it […]

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Beat the Heat! Guide to Des Moines Area Pools

Des Moines pools open June 2! If you’re heading to one of the Des Moines Area pools to cool off, here are some tips to give you that extra push into the deep end. Refuel If you’re staying for a long trip to the pool, pack waterproof sunscreen and snacks for break time, if the pool allows […]

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Guide to Des Moines Farmers Markets and Farmers Market Tips for Families

Des Moines boasts a bounty of farmers markets that feature local produce, freshly-picked flowers, Iowa-raised meats, handmade art, farm-fresh eggs and cheese, and fresh-from-the-oven baked goods. Our Des Moines Area Farmers Market Guide is divided by day of the week, featuring farmers markets in Des Moines and local suburbs. No matter where your summer schedules […]

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Des Moines Moms Family Events August 2017 Guide

A Des Moines Moms Guide to August 2017

Summer is in full swing! From the Iowa State Fair to the National Balloon Classic, there are so many great family activities going on in August! Make the most of the final weeks of summer before school starts with some of these family friendly events around Des Moines this month. Send us an email if we […]

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