Author Archive | Tonya Blythe

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#GivingTuesday: Harvesters’ Big BackSnack Give Back

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.Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday kicks off a charitable holiday season when many focus their attention (and their resources) on organizations doing important work in their community. On this […]

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Downtown Dazzle: a Kansas City Holiday Experience

It’s no secret that there are a ton of great holiday activities taking place across Kansas City in the month ahead. As parents, we’re constantly looking for ways to create lasting memories of the holiday season – which is why, whether you’re hoping to create new traditions or build on old family favorites, there’s no better way […]

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Guide to Holiday Lights in Kansas City

2017 Guide to Holiday Lights in Kansas City

Briarcliff Holiday Lighting Celebration (November 11 | 3 p.m.) A Northland holiday tradition, join your friends and family at The Village at Briarcliff for their annual holiday lighting ceremony. Family activities include inflatables, music, caricaturists, hayrides, a photo booth, face painting, FREE photos with Santa and more. Overland Park Mayor's Holiday Tree Lighting (November 17 [...]
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Guide to Christmas Tree Farms in Kansas City | Kansas City Moms Blog

2017 Guide to Christmas Tree Farms in Kansas City

(Note: Please contact tree farms directly for questions relating to supply, hours of service, etc.) Kansas Bierman's Christmas Tree Farm-2825 S. 63rd St., Kansas City, Kan. Phone (913) 375-1317. D&G Christmas Tree Farm-Highway 69 & 247th St., Louisburg, Kan. Phone (913) 837-2387. Evening Star Pines-9820 Evening Star Rd., Eudora, Kan. Phone (785) 542-1634. Hess Acres-24250 [...]
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Guide to Holiday Musical Performances in Kansas City | Kansas City Moms Blog

2017 Guide to Holiday Musical & Theatrical Performances in Kansas City

A Charlie Brown Christmas (November 7-December 31) Join Charlie Brown on a memorable journey as he tries to direct the school Christmas pageant. In their letters to Santa, everyone seems to be acting materialistic – so Charlie Brown tries to restore holiday spirit with a ragged little fir tree. A Christmas Carol (November 17-December 24) The Kansas […]

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Take Action: Hunger Action Month

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.September is Hunger Action Month which means there’s no better time than right now to educate your children and get involved with addressing food insecurity here in Kansas City. Here are […]

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Teaching Hunger to Our Children

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.The numbers are staggering. In our area alone, more than 364,000 are food insecure – missing an estimated 65+ million meals annually. More than 112,000 of these are children. Only 59% […]

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Summer Publishing Break

An important announcement: Kansas City Moms Blog is taking a little break! For two weeks each July, we use our summer publishing break to recharge our batteries, spend some much-needed time with our families, and finalize our new contributor team (to be announced soon!). Don’t worry, though – we won’t be gone long … 😉 In the […]

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Kids in Foster Care: How You Can Help

Recently, a local news station produced a story with the following headline: “Both the Missouri and Kansas foster care systems are overwhelmed right now.”  I didn’t watch the segment or read the story, shared numerous times on social media by local foster parents or sympathetic friends. I didn’t need to. When I read headlines like […]

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