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When Mom Leaves Town …

My husband arranged for me to take a much-needed trip to Chicago to visit a girlfriend over the 4th of July weekend. I was beyond excited! I cherish my time with my family more than anything, but I was ecstatic to sleep in, lay out in the sun, shop, eat, etc. without my little “shadows” […]

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Destination: Omaha

Each summer, we try to take at least one road trip to explore life outside of the metro area – preferably far enough away to require a hotel stay because in hotels, people clean for you! This year we loaded up the car, including a screaming six-week-old and traveled three hours north to Omaha, Nebraska. In the four […]

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Weekend Getaway: Warm Springs Ranch

With a very active toddler, the idea of taking a summer vacation can be daunting – which is why I’m a big fan of “staycations” or short road trips within a 2-hour “nap-time drive” of our house. So when Warm Springs Ranch contacted KCMB at the beginning of the summer inviting one of our contributors […]

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The Magic of Disney (even with a toddler)

As we were boarding our plane to leave Orlando earlier this week, a mom in line in front of me was lamenting to her husband about their Disney World vacation. “At least we got THAT out of the way,” she said. I’ll admit: it wasn’t the most relaxing vacation I’ve ever taken, though we’re definitely […]

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