Andrea Cooley

Andrea Cooley
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Andrea is a work-at-home single mom to 3 incredible kids, ages 6, 8, 10. She is the co-owner of Des Moines Mom and loves Jesus, coffee, books and dark chocolate. You can find her in coffee shops around Des Moines drinking lattes and typing away on her laptop.

5 Things to Do When It’s Too Hot to be Outside

Some days it's too hot even to go to the pool! So what do you do? Find something to do inside! If you're not sure what to do when you don't want to be...
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Why You Should Schedule a Skin Check

This editorial series, Women’s Health, is brought to you by The Iowa Clinic and Des Moines Mom. The Iowa Clinic’s Women’s Center offers coordinated care so you can schedule all your appointments in a...
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Summer Date Ideas in Des Moines

Ready for some quality adult time without kids? Plan a date night! There are so many new restaurants and events happening in Des Moines during the summer it can overwhelming to know what to...

Where to See Sunflowers Around Des Moines

Wandering through a vibrant field of towering, sunny sunflowers is a magical experience. These cheerful blooms can be found at various locations around Des Moines, providing the perfect backdrop for selfies, family photos, or...

Megan Garvin, Batch Balanced

Des Moines Mom Movers & Shakers is an annual series celebrating local moms who are thinking outside the box and making a difference in the community through the businesses they own, organizations they are...

Megan Schmelzer, The Little White Schoolhouse

Des Moines Mom Movers & Shakers is an annual series celebrating local moms who are thinking outside the box and making a difference in the community through the businesses they own, organizations they are...

Linzi Murray, Reading in Public Bookstore + Cafe

Des Moines Mom Movers & Shakers is an annual series celebrating local moms who are thinking outside the box and making a difference in the community through the businesses they own, organizations they are...

Lauren Kollauf, The Avenues of Ingersoll and Grand

Des Moines Mom Movers & Shakers is an annual series celebrating local moms who are thinking outside the box and making a difference in the community through the businesses they own, organizations they are involved...

Blair Lakis, Little Hands Dough Co.

Des Moines Mom Movers & Shakers is an annual series celebrating local moms who are thinking outside the box and making a difference in the community through the businesses they own, organizations they are involved...

What’s New in Des Moines Summer 2024

There's always something new to discover in Des Moines! Check these businesses, parks, and attractions that are new in Des Moines in 2024.  Looking for more? Check out what opened this spring.  7 New Things in...