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Summer Camp 2020: Des Moines Day Camp & Sleepaway Camp Guide

Summer Camp 2020: Des Moines Day Camp & Sleepaway Camp Guide

Summer is an exciting season, full of family fun and activity. With no school and kids in need of entertainment...

Great Birthday Party Places for Preschoolers in Des Moines

Great Birthday Party Places for Preschoolers in Des Moines

Looking for a fun spot to throw a birthday party for your preschooler? We’ve rounded up seven top party places...

Winter 2020: When and Where You Can View Bald Eagles in Des Moines

Winter 2020: When and Where You Can View Bald Eagles in Des Moines

Seeing a bald eagle in the wild is an incredible experience. With their striking white heads and tails, and massive...

Family Activity to Increase Gratitude & Positivity

Family Activity to Increase Gratitude & Positivity

By Ashley Werner. This post is sponsored by Greenland Homes. More Gratitude in 2020 Life is busy, right? I’ve been...

Spring Break 2020: Camps & Classes for Des Moines Kids

Spring Break 2020: Camps & Classes for Des Moines Kids

Most public and private schools in central Iowa have a one-week spring break, during which parents need to keep the...

Winter 2020: Fun Ways to Celebrate Leap Day with Your Kids in Des Moines

Winter 2020: Fun Ways to Celebrate Leap Day with Your Kids in Des Moines

It only comes around every four years, so why not make the most of it? We’ve got all kinds of...

Best of the Season
When is it too cold to be outside?

When is it too cold to be outside?

By Natalie Maughan We totally lucked out with the weather temperatures earlier this winter. We had a lovely holiday break...

Des Moines Kid n’ Play List: February 2020

Des Moines Kid n’ Play List: February 2020

Even though it’s the shortest month, there are still plenty of awesome family activities happening this February in Des Moines....

Indoor Water Parks Perfect for a Warm Getaway Near Des Moines

Indoor Water Parks Perfect for a Warm Getaway Near Des Moines

Indoor water parks offer summertime-style family thrills year-round and many are just a car ride away from Des Moines. With...

How to Survive Winter with Little Ones

How to Survive Winter with Little Ones

By Natalie Maughan So, the holidays are now behind us. The kids played with their Christmas toys for a week...

Winter 2020: Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Des Moines Kids

Winter 2020: Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Des Moines Kids

No matter what your stance on Valentine’s Day is as an adult, from a child’s perspective, the day can be...

Winter 2020: Indoor Play Spaces in the Des Moines Area

Winter 2020: Indoor Play Spaces in the Des Moines Area

So, what is a parent to do when they find their kids bouncing off the walls this winter? Head to...