Looking for early education and preschool options for your child? Des Moines Moms Blog's Preschool and Early Childhood Education guide will help you find the right school for your family.
This post is part 1 of 5 in the Back-to-School 2015 series. The commercials have started. The back-to-school sections at the store are stocked. And in just a few weeks you will be packing lunches and backpacks and preparing for...
It's January and probably the last thing on your mind is the following school year.  For our family, what to do for our children's schooling has been a topic of many conversations!  While we were leaning towards homeschooling, a...
If you are like me, you are racing out the door to school and remember it is show and tell day. Quick! Grab something. I have learned to set a reminder in my phone to avoid moments like these.  If...
Located in the heart of historic Greenwood Park at the former Science Center of Iowa, Bergman Academy is an accredited non-profit private school, providing 3-year-old through 8th grade secular education. Class sizes feature a 16:1 ratio and emphasize differentiated guided...
Our oldest went to kindergarten last year. I swear, it was just yesterday I was holding him in my arms terrified I didn’t know what I was doing with this tiny infant. And here we were. A big yellow bus lumbering...
You’ve probably heard of sensory play, but did you know that this type of play is very beneficial for children? From birth, babies learn about their world using their 5 senses: seeing, smelling, hearing, feeling & tasting. As they...
We celebrated our daughter's birthday this past weekend. It seems like only yesterday she weighed 3 pounds and our home was the NICU at Blank Children's Hospital and here we are today, already 3 years old! I love celebrating her every...
"You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice." ~ Bob Marley On October 16, 2008, I received a phone call that would change my life forever. We learned the devastating news that our two-week-old...
November is a time when we give thanks. It also happens to be National Adoption Month, tomorrow being actual National Adoption Day. Today I am celebrating and sharing my thanks: To my mom and dad – thank you for always being...

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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.