A Store Your Child Can Play At?

Most stores you take your kids to frown at the idea of your kids running around wild and playing on their merchandise.  But, I have found 2 exceptions to that rule here in the Des Moines Area.  Here your children can play, swing, slide and jump around without one dirty look from the employees.  In fact, they encourage it.  A great idea the next time it’s raining or too hot/cold to play outside. Check our...

Help Suck Away The Snot – Buy This!

One of the most annoying things when your baby or young toddler gets a cold is their inability to blow their own nose.  Lacking this skill, the snot stays stuck in the nasal passages causing discomfort, lack of breathing and can lead to ear infections.  So what can you do?  Running a tissue across the outside of the nose isn’t going to help the snot stuck up inside.  You may have received the red bulb...

3 Things I Wish I Would Have Known Before Becoming a Parent

1. Crying like a baby is okay. I’m not talking about your newborn crying, I’m talking about you, momma. The lady who just had a baby and has crazy hormone levels. You are probably suffering from some anxiety and sleep deprivation too, so it’s no wonder that you are a hot mess. I know that I’ve said this before, but I cried every day for a month when Lucan was born. Every.Single.Day. Breast feeding was...

Des Moines Parent 10 Week Home Organization Challenge – Week 1

  Being organized as a parent can help lead to a stress free life, save time, help create new space and teach your children how to be organized.  Do you need some help in this area?  Join us in our 10 week Home Organization Challenge.  Each week for 10 weeks we will provide one solution that you can do along with us to help declutter, organize and reclaim your home.  Follow the challenge here and...