Author Archive | Sarah

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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KC Moms That Inspire

KC Moms That Inspire: Sarah Soden, Director, Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine

This year for Mother’s Day, we’re celebrating motherhood by featuring several local moms who play important roles both in their families and the Kansas City community. These moms have encouragement for all of us as we care for ourselves, our families and our work. Sarah Soden is the Director of the Center for Pediatric Genomic […]

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KC Moms That Inspire

KC Moms That Inspire: Jean Peters Baker, Jackson County Prosecutor

This year for Mother’s Day, we’re celebrating motherhood by featuring several local moms who play important roles both in their families and the Kansas City community. These moms have encouragement for all of us as we care for ourselves, our families and our work. Jackson County (Mo.) Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker is the mother of […]

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Bloom | Kansas City Moms Blog

Bloom | An Event for New and Expecting KC Moms

(Note: Due to circumstances beyond our control, this event will not take place as scheduled. We look forward to connecting with you at another of our upcoming events!) Hey, new and expecting moms – we’ve got something special just for you! We are excited to present Bloom: An Event for New & Expecting Moms on Thursday, […]

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