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Des Moines Parent Spotlight: Kirsten Weiland of Prairie Escape Wellness Center

Des Moines Parent Spotlight: Kirsten Weiland of Prairie Escape Wellness Center Over the years, Kirsten Weiland’s business has evolved, but her deeply rooted passion for helping others in the community has remained the same. Des Moines Parent connected with Kirsten to learn more. Give us a little background on yourself. I am a homegrown Iowan. I have lived in the Des Moines metro most of my life – I grew up in Ames and Ankeny,...

3 Tips to Tackle Overwhelming Moments

3 Tips to Tackle Overwhelming Moments Let’s paint the scene. It’s that hour before supper when you’re trying to figure out what in the world to feed everyone and wondering if they are actually going to eat it or if your effort is once again going to be underappreciated. The kids are fighting, whining, singing too loudly, or talking your ear off. The youngest is attached to your body at all times. Someone dumps an...

30+ Local Des Moines Coffee Shops You Should Check Out!

Coffee is pretty much a necessity if you are a parent. These Des Moines coffee shops are perfect for hanging out, enjoying snacks, playing games with the kids, and getting that much-needed jolt of caffeine.   Not only do I love coffee, but I love the atmosphere when entering a local coffee shop. I love to take in all the uniqueness each cafe has to offer. Here are 30+ wonderful, relaxing coffee shops in Des Moine,...

Spring Break in Des Moines 2023

Spring Break in Des Moines 2023 Spring Break Des Moines 2023 is just around the corner. There are several classes, workshops, and activities happening all over Des Moines virtually or in person. If you are looking to fill the week off from school with fun activities, check out this great list below and register quickly. These can fill up super fast. If I am missing your class or workshop, let us know. We will be...