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 I Love About Summer in Des Moines

There are so many different reasons our family loves summer in Des Moines. From activities for kids and date nights, to mom’s nights out, the metro has so much to offer. Here's what's on our...

Where to Play Mini Golf in + around Des Moines

Playing mini-golf is a fun activity for all ages. It is easy to learn and doesn't take as long as regular golf. Check out these fun places to play mini golf in and around...
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What to Expect at the Blank Park Zoo

With over 30 acres of fun Blank Park Zoo is one of our favorite places to visit in the Des Moines metro. The best part? It's walkable even with young children AND it is open...
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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...
Howell's Pumpkin Patch

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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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...