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2017 Des Moines Experiences That Make Great Holiday Gifts 4 Kids – dsm4kids.com

While kids love unwrapping gifts on Christmas morning, sometimes that initial rush and feeling of elation is fleeting.  If you’re looking for something more long-lasting, consider giving an “experience” gift this year.  After all, the memories you make with an experience gift will last a lifetime.  Read on for ideas about Des Moines experiences that make great holiday gifts for kids. Continue Reading…

5 Great Gift Ideas to Celebrate Grandparents Day in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Those of us lucky enough to have parents nearby count on them for so much: reliable (and free) babysitting, parenting advice (requested or not) and lots and lots of grandchild spoiling. They are cherished members of our family who unfortunately don’t always get the thanks they deserve. Grandparents Day, which is on Sunday, September 10th, 2017 is a great opportunity to show them a little appreciation.  Here are five fun and easy ways to say, “Happy Grandparent’s Day,” to the matriarchs and patriarchs of your clan. Continue Reading…

5 Unique Ways to Say “I Love You” in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and you’re probably looking for something special to do for your little love bugs. We searched the City to find a list of the sweetest ways to show your loved ones just how much you care. They’ll keep your February full of hugs, kisses and lots of excitement. Read on to find five unique ways to say “I Love You” in Des Moines. Continue Reading…

2016 Des Moines Mother’s Day Guide - dsm4kids.com

Looking for something to do in Des Moines for Mother’s Day? We put together a few ideas for you in our handy Mother’s Day Guide.  We’ve listed places to brunch, special events and where to find a few fun gifts.  There’s no excuse not to get out and enjoy the day!  Continue Reading…

Birthday Gift Ideas 4 Kids - dsm4kids.com

Birthday Gift Ideas 4 Kids

It seems like when kids hit a certain age, say five, they start making their rounds on the birthday party circuit.  Once this happens, gift-giving can feel like a never ending chore.  When I’m in my “organized mode”, I keep a few gifts hidden away.  We can grab, wrap, and go.

Once that stash is depleted (and I’ve forgotten that it is), we have to make an emergency pit stop at Target on the way to the party.  I’m not the only one that’s done this, right?  To help us all out, I thought I would assemble a list of birthday gift ideas, so the next time we need a gift or are wandering the halls of a big box store, we’ll be ready.  Continue Reading…