In the hustle and bustle of life I sometimes find it hard to connect with each of my children individually. I am constantly connecting with all three of them (as you can imagine) but I struggle to find time...
Every year, a group of six (or more) of our friends travel together on a Couples Weekend Getaway. We’ve traveled internationally and to more regional places like Minnesota and Illinois. Here are a few of our tips for planning a...
My partner and I met when I was twenty and he was thirty-three. At the time he thought I was twenty-two and I thought he was twenty-eight (another story for another time). By the time we found out we...
It's Valentine's Day!!  WHOOO HOOOO! It's time to celebrate you and your lover!  Some people boo over V-day and call it a Hallmark holiday...but ladies...it usually entails a nice dinner out or some other goodie from your man...so, let's celebrate! I...
I'm not gonna lie.... There are many times I take stock of my life and wonder, How did I get here? Because, looking at my rocky past, it is only by God's grace that I am alive, much less happily married...
Last month I told you about some of my favorite things to do with the kiddos in the summer (you can find it here). Today I am sharing some of my top activities that would be perfect for a date with...
Des Moines Moms Blog loves sharing resources for moms in the metro! Three of us from the DMMB team had the honor and privilege of working with WHOtv Channel 13 News for a recent segment all about babysitting. That got me...
A few months ago, I was getting ready to head out the door, scrambling to get my stuff ready in the midst of relaying last-minute directions to my husband, “Make sure you give them a veggie with dinner, Sullivan’s...
  As we finish our first month of social distancing I have asked myself many times, to quote The Office, “Why are you the way that you are?” to my spouse. As I’m sure he has thought the same thing...
Who loves a good vacation? How about a staycation? Each year my partner and I take a mini reprieve from all responsibilities. Together he and I map a loose itinerary for a 4 to 5 day childless vacation. What...

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