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Your KC Summer Guide: Favorite Annual Events

We might be biased, but we’re pretty sure Kansas City has some of the best festivals and family-friendly events, especially in the summer. Mark your calendar for these favorites you can look forward to every year. Annual Marble Day The Annual Marble Day Celebration on May 6 in downtown Bonner Springs celebrates marble games and other old-fashioned […]

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Your KC Summer Guide: Movies Under the Stars

Grab your blankets, lawn chairs and snacks for a relaxing summer night. (For a more extensive list of this summer’s movie offerings, don’t miss our summer movie guide next week! Also, as parents, please utilize one of the many available online resources to help you make informed viewing decisions for your family.) Popcorn in the Park – Stocksdale Park Liberty […]

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KCMB Event: Sips and Sweets at Kendra Scott Benefitting KC for Refugees

Join us this Sunday for sips (champagne, wine and tasty non-alcoholic drinks) and sweet treats while checking out the new Kendra Scott location at Town Center.  What: Sips and Sweets When: Noon – 2 p.m., Sunday, April 23 Where: Kendra Scott, 4533 W 119th St, Leawood, Kan. We’re excited that 20 percent of sales during the […]

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Through a Mother’s Eyes : My View of a Refugee Camp in Greece

Motherhood is an identity that transcends countries of birth and circumstance. Mothers across the world experience starkly different realities, but the connection between us all is unavoidable. When I see a mother, no matter where I am, I feel a sense of kinship. We are the nurturers, the matriarchs, the teachers of life lessons. We […]

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The Firefighters

We left a birthday party last week and headed northbound on the highway back home. I casually looked out my window and noticed an enormous growing black cloud headed upward, eerily contrasting the pale blue sky. I knew something was wrong. We got off on our exit and immediately fear entered my heart. My boys and […]

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What About Dad?

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers). BBM (Building Better Moms).   Mommy and Me.   Johnson County Moms.   Northland Moms.   Kansas City Moms Blog.   And the list goes on and on for groups and resources available for Kansas City moms. What is missing from the list above? D-A-D.  Seriously, what about dad? I know […]

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Why I Love the Northland

Do you know the difference between North Kansas City and Kansas City, North? I didn’t for the first 22 years of my life. In fact, I honestly had no idea that there was any civilization up here aside from the airport. As a Johnson County native who escaped and attended Mizzou (Go Tigers!), it was […]

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Making Kansas City Home

When my husband and I were married over six years ago we did a little tree planting during our ceremony. It was a symbol of our new budding life together as one. We took that tree and planted it in the yard of the first house we bought together in Utah. For five years, we lived […]

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