A Hearty Beef Stew for a Cold Winter’s Night - dsm4kids.com

A Hearty Beef Stew for a Cold Winter’s Night

Because of the frigid temps we’ve been experiencing this winter, we’ve all been craving some WARM comfort food.  My kids have been requesting this Oven Beef Stew a lot for dinner recently, so I thought I would share the recipe with you.  

2018 Love is in the Air: Valentine’s Fun in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

2018 Love is in the Air: Valentine’s Fun in Des Moines

Love is most definitely in the air and we’ve rounded up an array of events and activities for you to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your little love bugs. Here are our top picks for a little Valentine fun in Des Moines.

Book Launch: Go Go Yoga for Kids: Yoga Lessons for Children - dsm4kids.com

Book Launch: Go Go Yoga for Kids: Yoga Lessons for Children

There’s plenty to love about exposing kids to yoga, from how it helps them build strength and flexibility to how it teaches them about the balance of body, mind and spirit.  So, we’re loving the new book Go Go Yoga for Kids: Yoga Lessons for Children by local author Sara J. Weis! 

7 Ways to Cure the Winter Blues in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

7 Ways to Cure the Winter Blues in Des Moines

Don’t let the bitter winter temps keep you stuck at home! We set out to find some great activities and destinations that will help get you and your kiddos out of your winter funk. 

Enjoy Valentine Fun at Sweetheart Dances in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Enjoy Valentine Fun at Sweetheart Dances in Des Moines

As parents, we love our kids year-round, but there’s something about the month of February, with its red hearts and love is all around vibe, that encourages us to show it. A fun Valentine tradition for many families is attending a “daddy/daughter” or “mother/son” sweetheart dance. It’s a wonderful way to show your favorite boy or girl just how much they’re loved and enjoy a little one-on-one time. Check out these 12+ family sweetheart dances you and your little valentine will love.