Proving Des Moines is NOT boring

The Merle Hay Road Gateway

The primary goal for the Merle Hay Road Gateway is to create a unified vision for district transformation. The Gateway area is truly at the front door to the community and presents a tremendous opportunity for redevelopment. The current condition of the vacant hotel property and other underutilized properties in the area creates an eyesore and public safety...

What is Crunchy Parenting?

What is Crunchy Parenting?

Oct 28, 2013

What on earth is crunchy parenting?  Well, for me, it means being as natural a parent as you possibly can in your current situation.  For some people it means: wearing your baby, cloth diapering, breastfeeding, pumping and feeding, using a milk bank, making your own organic baby food, only offering all natural organic toys, clothing your baby in organic dye...