Staying in Des Moines for Spring Break? Des Moines has plenty of options to help your kids run off all that energy or for you to connect as a family.
Imagine your family has been forced indoors (think snow day or hot summer day). Your child walks up to you while you’re focused on an important task. They exclaim, “I’m bored!” with a backdrop of toys, unplayed with, piling...
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 an important life skill that...
Dog Man was the first graphic novel our kids brought home, many years ago. Our then-first-grader devoured it, as did many of his classmates. I was not a fan.  The book’s premise (the main character is surgically created to be half...
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 bowling, find a spot to...
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 make a splash to celebrate...
I am currently sitting at my desk during a blizzard warning with kids begging to go sledding. They are specifically requesting a really big hill. While I may not know the biggest sledding hill in the Des Moines area,...
The kids are off school on January 15 for Martin Luther King Jr Day, hooray! It’s always nice to have a long weekend, but hopefully, you’re able to take some time to talk to your kids about why this...
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 year with some fun! More Winter...
Not sure how you're going to keep your kids entertained when you're stuck at home? We feel your pain! That's why we created this guide to indoor activities for kids. We hope it helps you stay sane when you...

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Des Moines Preschool and Early Childhood Education Guide

Looking for early education and preschool options for your child? Des Moines Mom Preschool and Early Childhood Education guide will help you find the right school for your family.