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Food Gifts Kids Can Make

Food Gifts Kids Can Make

The holidays are SO MUCH FUN. Having kids around at the holidays is even more fun. The joy, the innocence, the unbridled love – it almost makes up for the early morning wake up calls and terrifying acrobatics my little men subject me to regularly.  So what better time to get in the kitchen, make […]

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shopKC2016 | Kansas City Moms Blog

#shopKC2016 | Kansas City’s Local Holiday Shopping Guide

It's here! Kansas City Moms Blog is proud to present the 2016 edition of shopKC. We are thrilled to bring you holiday gift ideas from some of Kansas City's finest small businesses. From clothing to food, ways to improve your health & wellness and work from local makers, you're sure to find quality goods made here [...]
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Deep Breaths: What I need to remember before holiday travel with littles

Deep Breaths: Holiday Travel with Littles

Christmas is right around the corner — which means I’m not only in the throes of last-minute shopping and nightly retrieving nativity pieces from their “journeys” around the house, but I’m also preparing to strap our tiny people (a 2.5 year-old and 2 month-old) in a car and head out for a week of celebrations. […]

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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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Breakfast Around the Tree

Breakfast Around the Tree

Do you the remember holidays when you were a child? What is it that you remember, is it presents? A specific toy that you pined for? Something your parents paid a mint and battled crowds for? If you and I share similar memories the presents don’t really come to the forefront.  What I remember are […]

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Downtown Dazzle

Downtown Dazzle: a holiday experience for the entire family

It’s no secret that there are a ton of great holiday activities taking place across Kansas City this month. As parents, we’re constantly looking for ways to maximize the fun while minimizing the chaos – from planning to execution, a holiday night out on the town can be easier said than done. Moms, meet Downtown […]

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10 Christmas Books to Add to Your Collection

10 Christmas Books to Add to Your Collection

It’s mid-December. Stockings are hung, trees are trimmed, and lights are twinkling on houses and storefronts throughout the city. Christmas shopping is in full force, which for me, means that the UPS delivery guy and I are becoming quite close. (Seriously, can I get an amen for free 2-day shipping?!?) More importantly though, families are coming together […]

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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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