Places to Ice Skate in Central Iowa

Cold weather is coming and it’s always fun to Ice Skate at least once during the Winter season. Does Central Iowa have anywhere to ice skate? Of course we do. Here are some options to get out and do some holiday skating! Brenton Skating Plaza – Brenton Skating Plaza is an outdoor ice skating facilityContinue reading “Places to Ice Skate in Central Iowa”

Central Iowa Winter Bucket List with the Family

So I originally wrote this list back when I started Des Moines Parent website. It’s interesting to see the changes over the years as my kids have gotten older. So here is my updated list for my family in 2021! The first official day of Winter is December 21st.  My mental calendar switches over toContinue reading “Central Iowa Winter Bucket List with the Family”

Des Moines Online – A Long Time

I have been providing Central Iowa online information a long time! Back in 2004 I started my first local website Digital Des Moines which provided local stuff to do. Back in 2004, the internet was fairly new still and I just found it fun to post local happenings and then join in the fun. AndContinue reading “Des Moines Online – A Long Time”

10 Reasons Central Iowa Doesn’t Suck to Raise a Family

I love living in Central Iowa.  Sure we may not be close to an ocean or mountains, but we have a lot of other great things going for us.  In fact, Central Iowa is a great place to raise a family.  Here are 10 Reasons Central Iowa Doesn’t Suck to Raise a Family: Lots of School Options – WhereContinue reading “10 Reasons Central Iowa Doesn’t Suck to Raise a Family”

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