Iowa may be landlocked, but it still has beaches to visit. There are lots of lakes located all around Iowa that have beaches where you can set up camp and spend some time with your family.  Please keep in mind...
Summer is right around the corner! Now is the time to start filling up your child’s schedule with all sorts of fun activities. Having trouble coming up with ideas? Want the kids to spend some time outside but also start...
Popsicles, pool floaties, and sunscreen. Summer is here!   As a stay-at-home mom to three active boys, summer is full of adventures! I love doing ALL the things with my boys. Every year when school is out we sit together...
Summer is a great time to get outside and explore the many hiking trails and parks around Central Iowa. Getting kids outside and exploring is a wonderful way to be learning without kids knowing it. Our family enjoys finding...
Did you know? Kids bowl free all summer long at participating locations in Des Moines thanks to the Kids Bowl Free program. If you're looking for something fun for the kids to do this summer (especially on days when...
The kids and I commenced our summer break almost four weeks ago, and it’s already starting to fly by. It’s not so much the weeks that are fleeting as it is the days. At the end of almost every day, I...
This sponsored post is brought to you by Rounded Minds.  Are you interested in giving your child's brain a boost? What about giving your child the gift of creativity and choosing words in different languages? How would you feel if...
I geek out on celebrating holidays, and Valentine's Day is no different! I get all nostalgic about the treats I took to school as a kid, and it’s so fun to re-live that through my own three-year-old. However, food...
When we bought our house last year, one of the first things I wanted to do was plant a garden. We didn’t get it accomplished last year, but creating a garden was my highest priority this spring. Here are...
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.

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