Author Archive | Tonya Blythe

Summer Publishing Break

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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Omni Dallas

Omni Dallas: a vacation destination for the entire family {Giveaway}

Disclosure: Kansas City Moms Blog received free services in exchange for this post; however, all opinions are those of the contributor who wrote them. Last October, over 60 women from around the country gathered at the Omni Dallas for our annual City Moms Blog Network Conference. From the moment we arrived, we were impressed by […]

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Making Memories with Flowers on Women's Day

Making Memories with Flowers on Women’s Day

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by the Society of American Florists. However, all opinions are those of the contributor who wrote them. With Valentine’s Day still visible in the rearview mirror and Mother’s Day on the horizon, our local florists, gift shops and restaurants are knee-deep in the celebration business these days. In just the last […]

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Vea Kids: Family Travel Made Simple

Vea Kids: Family Travel Made Simple

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Vea Kids. However, all opinions are those of the contributor who wrote them. For any parent of small children, the word “travel” is enough to make palms sweat and nerves fray. The packing, the change in routine, the laundry (and laundry, and more laundry) all seem to have us questioning our […]

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Top 10 Posts of 2015: The Best of KCMB | Kansas City Moms Blog

Top 10 Posts of 2015: The Best of KCMB

2015 was a great year for Kansas City Moms Blog! Our readers connected with our team of moms like never before – both through our online content and with more than 1,000 area moms through our KCMB Neighborhood Mom Groups. We ended 2015 (literally!) with some great events and have even more planned for 2016! Without further ado […]

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Downtown Dazzle

Downtown Dazzle: a holiday experience for the entire family

It’s no secret that there are a ton of great holiday activities taking place across Kansas City this month. As parents, we’re constantly looking for ways to maximize the fun while minimizing the chaos – from planning to execution, a holiday night out on the town can be easier said than done. Moms, meet Downtown […]

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A Case Against Foster Care

A Case Against Foster Care

On January 12, 2010, many of us watched in horror the devastation that had shaken the country of Haiti as they experienced an earthquake that ultimately claimed the lives of more than 100,000 people. As a young family, my husband and I were especially moved by the images of children – thousands of children orphaned […]

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Gift-Giving Advice for Grandparents

As a mom of two boys ages 6 and 3, I love the excitement surrounding birthdays and holidays! The celebrations with family and friends, the gifts, the fights over who gets to use the Piece of Resistance first – you know, making memories that will last for years to come and all that. There is, however, […]

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