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Noon Year's Eve at Pinstripes

Ringing in 2017: a Look Back at Our Big Party

Along with our friends from Pinstripes, Prairiefire and Pediatric Partners, P.A., Kansas City Moms Blog rang in the “noon year” with a BIG party!   Upon arriving at Pinstripes, our guests were greeted with free valet parking and horse-drawn carriage rides sponsored by Prairiefire along with a hot chocolate stand sponsored by Costco – Overland Park.  From face painting, caricatures, […]

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Noon Year's Eve at Pinstripes

Top 10 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss Noon Year’s Eve

It’s the final week of prep for Christmas for many, but don’t forget about your plans for ringing in 2017. We’ve got you covered with an event for the whole family, and you’ll be done before nap time! In cooperation with Pediatric Partners, PA, Pinstripes and Prairiefire, Kansas City Moms Blog is excited to host our second annual Noon Year’s […]

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#GivingTuesday Harvesters

Giving Tuesday: Support Harvesters Community Food Network

Kansas City Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with Harvesters to highlight their work in supporting those in need of food assistance in our community.Pre-Black Friday prices. Black Friday. Cyber Weekend. Cyber Monday. This week was all about BUY, BUY, BUY. My mission each holiday season though is to combat the materialism and the clutter of the season […]

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Noon Year's Eve | Kansas City Moms Blog

Ring in 2017 … Before Nap Time!

Ring in the new year with the whole family – and be done before nap time!   Kansas City Moms Blog, together with Pinstripes of Overland Park, Prairiefire and Pediatric Partners, P.A., are hosting an end-of-the-year event for the entire family.   Included in your ticket for this annual sold-out event: Bowling (choose a 30-minute session) Horse and wagon [...]
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Chronic Migraines and Motherhood

Chronic Migraines and Motherhood

Chocolate. Bright lights. Too much sugar. Not enough sugar. Stress. Tension. Wine. Hormones. Bad posture. Breastfeeding. Dehydration. Exhaustion. Fridays. All these things trigger my migraines, a disease I’ve been coping with since adolescence. It starts as a faint ache on the right side of my head, behind my eye. My neck tenses. I start to consider taking […]

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Dr. Donna Pacicca

Meet Dr. Donna Pacicca – Children’s Mercy Surgeon, Band Mom

Kansas City Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with Children’s Mercy on a six-part series featuring working moms at Children’s Mercy. Dr. Donna Pacicca is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, most often treating kids with sports-related injuries. Originally from New York, Dr. Pacicca started both her career and her family in Boston. Her clinical research focuses […]

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bacon day

All About That Bacon

This post was written as part of a collaboration with Farmland Foods; however, all opinions shared here are those of the contributor who wrote them. Pop quiz: how many strips of bacon were used to craft this Sluggerrr bust? In celebration of International Bacon Day (Oh yes, it’s a thing!), Farmland Foods not only constructed […]

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finding the beautiful

Finding the Beautiful

The baby is teething. The toddler is exercising his independence with dashes through parking lots and going forward down the stairs. The preschooler is having meltdowns at little things. Every little thing. The husband just finished his fourth week of weekday travel. Four weeks of solo bedtime routines. The house is a mess. The car smells […]

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Third Baby Registry

Third Baby Registry

My first baby registries included things like cute little hooded towels, bottles with colic-free guarantees (Ha.) and all the cloth diapers. Third babies are a totally different ballgame. Other than a never ending gift card to Starbucks, here’s what to put on your list. Baby gowns With my first baby, I gave him a bath […]

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