Bloom: An Event for New and Expecting Moms to be Held April 26, 2014

 Please Join Us for Bloom: An Event for New and Expecting Moms Saturday, April 26th 10 a.m. to noon Valley Community Center (4444 Fuller Rd. WDM) Who’s Invited: This community event is for expecting moms, new moms, and any moms needing a fun morning out!  Maybe you aren’t a new mama yourself but you and […]

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Down Syndrome Support: How One Local Mom is Making a Difference

I thought I knew my life’s path many years ago. Become a teacher. Get married. Have a family. Live a good life. Not anything too crazy. My childhood dreams of becoming an astronaut had long ago given way to reality and the love I developed for education. Not just a love of kids, but a […]

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Date Night: Tag You’re It!

Remember what it was like to be seven? Starting off each summer morning by slipping on your jellies and heading outside to hop on your purple banana seat bike, pedal over to your neighbor’s house, knock on the door and ask, “Can Lindsey come out to play?” Well, maybe your friend wasn’t Lindsey, or maybe you […]

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Get Your VOLUNTEER On!

“…one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire helps to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act.” ~Hannah More I have always enjoyed volunteering, but once we had kids, it was a lot harder to […]

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Surviving My Boys of Summer

Baseball season has begun. Along with the peanuts and Cracker Jacks come endless days and nights at the ballpark and an aching crimp in my back. The bleachers at the fields are either getting harder or I’m getting older, more delicate. As the manager of this baseball family, I’ve had to learn how to affordably […]

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Sponsor Highlight: Des Moines Children’s Dentistry

We’re honored to have Des Moines Children’s Dentistry as a Gold Title Sponsor for our upcoming Bloom event to be held Saturday, April 26. We are so fortunate to partner with such amazing local businesses who are making a difference in our community on a daily basis! Our Family’s Experience In February, we partnered with […]

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Join us for the #CMBNFavThings Twitter Party for a chance to win our favorite things!

Awesome Brands. Loads of Giveaways. Lots of chitchat. Do we have your attention yet?! You’re invited to join City Moms Blog Network and our 35+ Sister Sites for a fun Twitter party where we’ll chat about 20+ of our network’s favorite products. After hearing about each of the products, we’re sure you will want to take them […]

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A Day in the Life of a Pregnant Mom: Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

We have talked about some things to be considering as you prepare for your baby’s birth (namely, Taking Charge of Your Birth, Choosing Where Your Baby will be Born, Choosing Your Birth Team, and Creating a Birth Plan). Today, I am sharing some things you can do daily in your pursuit of a healthy pregnancy. Although […]

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Stitch Fix – Like Bringing a Personal Stylist Home

It’s Spring Fashion Week here at DMMB! Today, Jody brings this series “home” with her fabulous review of Stitch Fix! I used to love shopping for clothes. The hours spent hunting for the perfect outfit, visiting different shops, piecing together every bit. Of course, that was before I had kids – before birth took away the body […]

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Grace Ballet: The Difference is in the Instruction

This business highlight is sponsored by Grace Ballet & Gymnastics Studio – Teaching Character Through Dance in three metro locations. I am honored to be the mother to a four-year-old little princess, so the time came to sign up for dance and gymnastics. I naively thought it was as simple as locating area classes, asking […]

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High Fashion Workout?

It’s Spring Fashion Week here at DMMB! Today, Jennifer highlights workout clothing! I am not one to be too concerned with what I wear when I am working out. Usually, I wear an old 5K T-shirt and some ill-fitting shorts. In fact, my favorite shirt to work out in is my maroon Barnett Bash 2000 T-shirt […]

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