Keshia Nashleanas

Keshia Nashleanas
I am a former special education teacher now stay at home mom. Our three wild boys and one princess keep me busy! I love my morning coffee and daily adventures.
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What This Season of Motherhood Is Teaching Me

There are seasons of motherhood that bring both joy and challenges. As a mom of four, I have been through many different seasons. With three boys who are 22 months apart, I had great...
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25 Things to Do Over Winter Break in Des Moines

The fun and excitement from the holidays has dwindled and now you have many, many days to entertain your children. Having the kids home for winter break is fun, but also a little stressful....
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5 Things to do with Halloween Candy

Halloween is such a fun time of year! There are so many different activities, cute costumes, and opportunities for candy! My kids run from house to house to see who can get the most...
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15+ Toddler Activities in Des Moines

As a stay-at-home mom with four kids, we LOVE all the toddler activities in Des Moines! Something that keeps me sane as I’m with my kiddos all day is ROUTINE. So, we load up...
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Why We Love Howell’s Pumpkin Patch

Fall is by far my favorite season. Who doesn't love the beautiful colors as well as pumpkin spice everything, football, and trendy fashion? There are so many fun activities that come with fall, especially...
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Where to Play Mini Golf in + around Des Moines

Mini golf is a great activity for all ages! It is fun and easy to learn and doesn't take as long as regular golf. Try one of these fun places to play mini golf...
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How to Survive Spring and Summer Sports

Is your spring calendar packed with practices and games? As a mom of three boys, we spend A LOT of time at the ballpark. Maybe your kids are into a different spring or summer...
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5 Ways to Raise a Reader

I love to read! As a mom, I hope this is a quality I pass along to my kids. From the time they were babies, I have done what I can to raise them...
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Minneapolis Road Trip

Looking for a fun family road trip? Minneapolis is one of our family's favorite destinations. It's less than 4 hours away and there are more than enough fun activities to keep you busy. How to...
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Kids and Chores

As a stay at home mom to 3 boys, some may think it is all fun and adventures. WRONG! We definitely like to do fun things, but it is all about balance. My boys are...