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The Sonogram: A Family Affair

In anticipation of this spring’s opening of The Birth Place, featuring a Level II NICU, we have partnered with Olathe Medical Center and local mom, Sarah, to document her pregnancy and birth journey in this new space. It’s hard to believe I am halfway through my third pregnancy. I had pretty uneventful pregnancies and births […]

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10 Great Places To Hide Your Elf

Christmas is almost here, which means it’s time for your elf to come out to spy for Santa. Here are some fantastic tricks and places to hide your elves when you’re all out of ideas! (Number 10 is for special elf names.) 1. Christmas tree. The Christmas tree is an awesome place to hide your elf. […]

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ThermiVa: For Your Problems Down There

ThermiVa: For Your Problems Down There

This post is authored and sponsored by our partners at Kansas City Dermatology.Sagging skin, stretch marks, dark circles from sleep deprivation…we talk openly about the changes we experience after bringing our precious little ones into the world. There are some big changes that nobody talks about. What happens down there? Yes, that’s right. Pregnancy, childbirth […]

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Top Misconceptions About Conception

We have partnered with Olathe Medical Center to bring relevant and important information to KCMB readers through this sponsored post.We’ve all heard at least one old wives’ tale about how to get pregnant. Elevate your hips for 20 minutes after intercourse, maintain a certain position during intercourse, use a lubricant to help the sperm swim […]

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Childbirth and Parenting Classes: Cravings, Epidurals and Swaddling, OH MY!

Childbirth and Parenting Classes: Cravings, Epidurals and Swaddling, OH MY!

We have partnered with Olathe Medical Center to bring relevant and important information to KCMB readers through this sponsored post.Learning that you’re going to be a parent is exciting, shocking, scary, you name it! And with the news of your pregnancy comes a flood of information from your family and friends. Not to mention all of the […]

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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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How to Keep Your Child Learning this Summer While Still Having Fun!

How to Keep Your Child Learning this Summer While Still Having Fun!

Note: This post is sponsored by, and written in collaboration with, Leavenworth Virtual School. Teachers spend weeks every Fall reviewing and re-teaching material that students have forgotten over the summer months. This can have a cumulative effect year after year, and result in a long-term impact on their overall performance in school. Now we are not […]

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