How an Ulcer Retrained My Brain

How an Ulcer Retrained My Brain

Life got a little crazy a couple months ago, and I ended up with an ulcer. I have a high pain tolerance, but I couldn’t tough this one out. Luckily, I was feeling better in a couple days with medicine. But medicine is not the only treatment. The nurse informed me I’d better stay off […]

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Noah's Bandage Project

Noah’s Bandage Project

Do you ever have that feeling that people are put in your life for a reason? That’s exactly how my husband and I felt when the Wilson family moved in next door to us last year, founders of Noah’s Bandage Project. If you followed the Royal’s during their 2014 journey to the World Series, you […]

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6 Stellar Facebook Groups for Kansas City Moms

6 Stellar Facebook Groups for Kansas City Moms

It’s no secret: motherhood is hard. It wasn’t until I had my first baby that I actually realized how lonely and exhausting motherhood can be. After the first two to three weeks of sleepless nights, I remember barely being able to function and heading to family Thanksgiving dinner with our newborn. I hadn’t left our home more than twice […]

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anxious toddler

The Shy and Anxious Toddler

I vividly remember like it was yesterday when we were getting ready to go to a party with our toddler. We were so excited to get out of the house and to socialize with some other adults and let the kiddos play; however, that didn’t happen. The reality? We had a stage five clinger who wouldn’t go near […]

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Our Journey Through the Five Love Languages

Our Journey Through The 5 Love Languages

Relationships are hard. It doesn’t matter if it’s date #3 or 10 years after saying, “I do,” choosing to love someone and spend every day by his or her side does not always come easy. Add children into the mix and the word “hard” doesn’t even begin to cover it. Date nights have now turned […]

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The Benefits of a Flexible, Virtual Learning Environment

The Benefits of a Flexible, Virtual Learning Environment

Note: This post is sponsored by, and written in collaboration with Leavenworth Virtual School (USD 453). Parents are their child’s best teachers. These days, a number of families are opting to maximize this philosophical belief through a homeschool or virtually supported learning environment for their child, as opposed to a more traditional classroom experience. The Leavenworth Virtual […]

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