gratitude

Grief & Gratitude

I’m pretty sure there was a whoosh of glitter when the clock struck midnight on Halloween. The candy wrappers had barely settled before everything, everywhere was painted red and green. The holiday season is like that. Whoosh. Bang. Merry merry. And somewhere, in-between the pumpkins and evergreens is that turkey-ridden, gravy-covered, pie-crusted day of thanks. […]

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Homemade Thanksgiving Stuffing Made with Bread and Herbs

Help! A Vegetarian is Coming to Thanksgiving Dinner

Picture this: your sister-in-law/nephew/neighbor/brother’s new girlfriend is vegetarian/vegan and they’re coming to your house for Thanksgiving. When it comes to making veg* versions of our favorite holiday meals, most people don’t even know where to begin. That’s okay! The good news is I’ve got some tips to help you survive a diversified Thanksgiving menu, and […]

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shopKC 2017 | Kansas City Moms Blog

#shopKC2017 | Kansas City’s Local Holiday Shopping Guide

It's here! Kansas City Moms Blog is proud to present the 2017 edition of shopKC. We are thrilled to bring you holiday gift ideas from some of Kansas City's finest small businesses. From clothing to food, ways to improve your health & wellness and work from local makers, you're sure to find quality goods made here [...]
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Tia

A Mother and a Veteran

Veteran’s Day never meant much to me before I became one; now, it’s a special day for me to connect with other veterans. Every story is unique. So, in honor of Veteran’s Day, I – an Army veteran who served 18 months in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom – am going to interview another […]

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Skinny Genes

It does not take long for most mothers to realize everyone has an opinion on how you should raise your kid. Everyone seems especially concerned with how and what you’re feeding your kid. I had a big baby (at 41 weeks) who thinned out into a skinny mister after he entered the world. There were […]

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november

On New Seasons and Lost Time

Hello, November. You’ve caught me a bit off guard. Again. You always seem to whisper your way into my life. Wedged between jack-o-lanterns and costumes, followed closely by snow and lights. You are met with muttered strains of “It’s November? Already?” and “How did that happen?” You come, I suppose, expecting to be greeted warmly. […]

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