Des Moines Mom

Des Moines Mom
Des Moines Mom is passionate about connecting Moms (and others) in Des Moines and central Iowa. We are your go-to source for finding fun activities, family resources, local events, and more!
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Retirement – It’s Never Too Early To Start Saving

The idea of retirement seems pretty abstract while parenting young children. Many families don’t even know where to begin when it comes to setting aside money for their kids’ college education. But it’s important...
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Des Moines Indoor Play Guide

Tired of being stuck inside with your kids? There are plenty of places to play inside in Des Moines. Check out our guide to the best places to play indoors.

Swimming Lessons in Des Moines

Dive into the Des Moines Mom Swimming Lessons Guide! Swimming lessons are more than just a rite of passage. Whether starting babies in water safety courses or getting kids to finally learn to swim, it's...
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Introducing The Little White Schoolhouse

Are you looking for tutoring services or other types of educational assistance for your kids? The Little White Schoolhouse (LWSH) is a private educational center in Ankeny, Iowa, founded by licensed teachers. They provide...
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Things to do in Des Moines in February 2024

Don't let the winter chill stop you from feeling the love in February! Get together with friends at Galentine's events or take the family to a dance, there are events for the whole family...
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Where to Go Bowling in Des Moines

Let's go bowling! Grab the kids or make a date with some friends and stop by one of the many lanes around Des Moines. From old-school classics to modern entertainment venues, and even duckpin...

Best Hotels in Des Moines with Indoor Pools

You do not have to travel far to enjoy a hotel pool! Des Moines is home to several hotels with fabulous pools and even water parks. Skip the sunscreen, escape the cold, or even...
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What’s New in Des Moines this Winter 2024

Winter may be synonymous with hibernation, but that doesn't stop new businesses from opening all around the Des Moines metro. Plus, if you haven't already, check out what opened this Fall! 10+ New Things in Des...
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Things to do in Des Moines in January 2024

Happy New Year! Have you resolved to get out more this winter? There are plenty of January events to make that possible. And don't forget to snag some me-time after the holidays. Let’s start the...
NHA Kindergarten Readiness

5 Kindergarten Readiness Tips + Free Download

“Am I doing enough to prepare my child for kindergarten?” “How will I know if my child is socially and emotionally ready for school?” “Should my child wait a year to start kindergarten?” Have you asked yourself...