Bloom Event for New and Expecting Moms This Weekend (Saturday, April 26, 2014)

Have we mentioned how excited we are for our upcoming New & Expecting Mom’s Event?! For those who have already purchased your tickets, we wanted to take the opportunity to answer a few questions you may have. If you haven’t purchased your tickets yet, you can still do so here! Full event details and our sponsor lineup […]

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The Top Five Reasons I’m Excited for Bloom 2014

If you follow DMMB, then you’ve heard about our upcoming event: Bloom, for new and expecting moms. Well, I am neither of those things, but I want to share with you the top five reasons why I am excited to attended this year’s Bloom event. 1. The Panel of Experts I learned so much from […]

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Sponsor Highlight: Three Chicks Bakery

You always watch movies or hear of stories about cute little bakeries in quaint little towns. This has never been real to me until now. My family and I just moved to Polk City and we couldn’t be any more excited to be a part of this community! It is simple, beautiful, and safe – […]

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My 5 Favorite Kitchen Items

I love to cook and bake. My kitchen is my home. We rarely eat out, so that means I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Over the 14 years we have been married I have tried to make wise choices on kitchen items. I try not to make impulse buys or load up on gadgets […]

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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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