In + Around Des Moines

Find family-friendly activities in and around Des Moines. We love raising our family in Des Moines–here’s why! Find events happening in downtown Des Moines and the Des Moines Metro for the whole family. Learn more about Des Moines Family Fun.

The DMMB Team was fortunate to have Curbin' Cuisine cater our team meeting last Thursday night. If you haven't met this dynamic duo at your local Farmer's Market yet, you should. They offer catering services as well as an extensive line...
Have you been to Swell Shop for Baby yet? This little gem of a store is located in the Shops at Roosevelt's beautiful cultural district. Swell has been in open for a little over a year and Des Moines...
As moms, I think we can agree that all the stuff that comes with the holidays can be overwhelming! This year, create meaningful experiences for your kids and family while supporting local businesses. Share this guide with friends and family....
It's officially summer! The kids are out of school, the days are long, and the pools are open. Des Moines is a great place to be in the summer! We're looking forward to the Celebrate Waukee Festival, Grimes Governors...
Dyslexia is more than mixing up b’s and d’s or reading or writing a word backward. Though these are often signs of dyslexia, dyslexia is so much more. Do you feel like your child is struggling, but you don’t know why?...
Whether you practice yoga regularly or are wanting to try it out, from late spring to early fall you can take an outdoor yoga class. Be amongst the trees while in tree pose! There are a variety of outdoor yoga...
One of the best mom hacks I've found is all natural, flax-fed beef sticks from Timber Ridge Cattle Company in Osceola. Convenient. Healthy. Portable. Kid friendly. Delicious. And direct from the farmer. I've told you before why I love buying from Timber Ridge....
With glimpses of spring on the horizon, March is a great time to explore the city and have some fun. We’re kicking off the month with our Mom’s Night Out event on March 5, and we’d love to see...
Mother’s Day is almost here and what better way to celebrate than with brunch? To help you plan, we put together a Mother's Day Brunch Guide. Moms enjoy a chance to dine out almost any day of the year, but...
I love donuts. And the selection of donuts in Des Moines does not disappoint. Growing up, I seldom had the opportunity to engulf myself in the gooey fried greatness of a nice fresh donut. Due to that fact, when I...

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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.