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Categorical Changes

(Note: This is the second post in our series dedicated to Prematurity Awareness Day; to read the other posts in this series, click here.) During our routine twenty-week sonogram with our first pregnancy, we learned that we were expecting twins. This revelation meant the end of a “normal” and the beginning of a “high risk” pregnancy which […]

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A Friend of the Kansas City Zoo

Growing up, my family took one trip every year to the Kansas City Zoo. That was about all my parents could take of walking a half-mile to see a lion from one hundred yards away! On top of that, the trips were always hot and exhausting. I remember wishing my legs would fall off so […]

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Therapeutic Riding

It’s Horse Day! Known as Thursday by the general population, Horse Day is probably my girls’ favorite day of the week. The girls started therapeutic horseback riding (THR) in June, 2012. They ride most of the year, totaling about nine months with breaks during the extreme heat and winter season. THR was something that started […]

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Kidney Disease: A Mother’s Story

According to statistics provided by the National Kidney Foundation (NKF), kidney disease kills over 90,000 Americans every year – more than breast and prostate cancer combined; and yet, it wasn’t until I had the opportunity to donate one of my kidneys to my friend and former pastor back in 2009 that I really gave a […]

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Home, Home on the Range: Life “Out West”

Note: This is the fourth post in our five-part “Metro Wars” series covering all the things we love about Kansas City. Head back on Friday for more! To see all posts in this series, click here. When my husband and I started the process of buying our first home, our only requirements were that 1) it […]

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5 Things You Might Not Know about City Moms

Note: This is the second post in our five-part “Metro Wars” series covering all the things we love about Kansas City. Head back next Monday for more! To see all posts in this series, click here. When you think of living in the city, what words pop into your head? Too dangerous, bad schools, good food, crazy people, […]

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Bridging Communities

Tomorrow – Friday, September 20th at 2 PM – the first Kansas City-area Missouri River bike and pedestrian crossing will be renamed and dedicated to Bob Watts. The Bob Watts Memorial Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge was officially (legislatively) passed in July, 2012 after collecting signatures for a petition and testimonies were given before the transportation […]

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