Explore Des Moines Favorites Virtually

Explore Des Moines Favorites Virtually I do not know about you, but our family sure does miss some of our favorite Des Moines businesses and organizations! Did you know that there several different ways you can connect with your Des Moines favorites virtually? I am grateful for the magic of technology that allows us to be close and support different Des Moines businesses and organizations from the comfort of our homes. We have done some...

6 Outdoor Scavenger Hunts for Families

6 Outdoor Scavenger Hunts for Families Spring is here, the sun is out, but it is definitely ringing a new tune in our world today. Normally this time of year our family would be out exploring all the amazing parks Des Moines has to offer, enjoying meals and drinks on the patio at one of our favorite local restaurants, or spending our weekends on the soccer field. Today, we are social distancing and trying to...

LLS Honored Heroes | Lucy Almeida

LLS Honored Heroes | Lucy Almeida Before you know anything else about my family, it’s important that you know this: we were delightfully ordinary once, too. Our youngest child, Lucy Caroline, came into the world in the spring of 2017 on a cloud of glitter and sunshine. Since the moment she arrived, she has been the brightest light and a true source of joy. She was a charming baby, beloved by her two older brothers...

Des Moines Parent Spotlight: Channing Jack

Des Moines Parent Spotlight: Channing Jack I first met Channing Jack at a FemCity Des Moines event! I quickly learned that she is a kick-butt interior designer (Have you been to Eatery A or The Fletcher?!) and an awesome mom. I love how down to earth she is and seeing all the amazing work she creates around Des Moines, Iowa. Learn the story behind her name, her thriving business, and her best parenting advice below....

Parents in Biz | How to Never Run Out of Content Ideas

Parents in Biz | How to Never Run Out of Content Ideas Creating content is a big beast to tackle right? Between blog posts, emails and daily social media posts, we are creating content like never before.  And if you’re anything like me, it can be totally overwhelming and/or exhausting at times. And more often than not, I end up staring at a blinking cursor wondering, “What the heck should I write about?” Today I...