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10 Great Places To Hide Your Elf

Christmas is almost here, which means it’s time for your elf to come out to spy for Santa. Here are some fantastic tricks and places to hide your elves when you’re all out of ideas! (Number 10 is for special elf names.) 1. Christmas tree. The Christmas tree is an awesome place to hide your elf. […]

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Real Moms of Christmas

Well here we are, we’ve made it to the final stretch. Christmas is only a few days away and then once again we can return to scrolling through our social media streams without feeling the pang of guilt of not doing ALL THE HOLIDAY THINGS with our kids. I thought I was #winningatchristmas when I let […]

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Guide to Holiday Character Appearances in Kansas City | Kansas City Moms Blog

How to Handle Santa Presents

Christmas at the Roth household has always been a big ordeal. We are the dorks that start listening to Christmas music after Halloween, and have our Christmas decorations up at Thanksgiving. If we could live in the festive holiday season all year long, we would! Holiday spirit we’ve got covered, it’s Santa that is so […]

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Holiday Hacks for Parents

The holidays are a magical time, especially when lived vicariously through children. There truly is nothing better than watching them experience the wonder. Social media shows the highs of the Christmas season: matching outfits, well-behaved Santa visits and a peaceful Christmas morning breakfast eating Rudolph-shaped pancakes. For our first Christmas with a baby in tow, […]

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Three Easy Gift Wrapping Ideas to Make Your Presents Pop

3 Easy Gift Wrapping Ideas to Make Your Presents Pop

Nothing says, “I care about you,” quite like spending a few extra minutes wrapping a gift. Most of us are struggling to find a few extra minutes, though, in the festive-filled holiday rush. Lucky for us, it doesn’t take long to put a little pop in your presents this year. Washi Tape This craft craze has hit the gift-wrapping […]

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2015 Kansas City Holiday Roundup

2015 Kansas City Holiday Roundup

A Mom’s Guide to Holiday Events in Kansas City Noon Year’s Eve at Pinstripes #shopKC2015: Kansas City’s Holiday Gift Guide “Holiday Sanity: Celebrating Without Losing Your Mind” series The Season of Gratitude Four Reasons Our Kids Know We’re Santa Gifts for Kids with Too Many Toys DIY Holiday Gifts (that don’t suck!) 9 Things to […]

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DIY Holiday Gifts (that don't suck!)

DIY Holiday Gifts (That Don’t Suck!)

I have a few claims to fame in my circles. The first is, of course, I’m the birth and postpartum nerd. Not many things excite me more than seeing new guidelines come out from the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. The second is that I bake all the things. Pies, cakes, brownies, rolls, bread… you […]

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The Season of Gratitude

The Season of Gratitude

I turned 13 right before Christmas 1999. I was in seventh grade, and the most important thing in my world was fitting in with my friends at school. Which is why I had to have American Eagle clothing for Christmas. I begged for those clothes. I did not get those clothes. Today, I recognize this as […]

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