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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Local Resources for Kansas Citians

This month is the 30th anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.   Some sobering facts: 1 in 3 women, and 1 in 4 men have been victims of domestic violence, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV),  20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the U.S. This amounts to 10 […]

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Heroes Out of Uniform

Have you ever had someone buy you a meal? Someone anonymous that you didn’t know…just doing a good deed for the sake of humanity? I have. I can tell you that its a wonderful feeling.    A few weeks ago, however, it happened to my family and I was FURIOUS. Let me lay out the […]

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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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Mastitis, You Suck

When I was about 35ish weeks pregnant with my first, my Mom was helping me get the nursery set up and all the typical last minute things you do before you’re about to have your first baby. And as moms tend to do, she gave me some tidbits of advice without being too annoying or […]

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

One of the things I most looked forward to when I became a mother was sharing childhood favorites with my daughter. I can’t wait until we can read the Little House series together, watch The Breakfast Club and visit the ballet. Those things will all come with time. Right now one of my favorite things […]

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