Kansas City Treats

Somedays a kid just needs a treat. Whether we are rewarding a good deed or just celebrating the weekend, sometimes we think that a special treat is in order. And while I have seen list after list of where to find the best ice cream in town, sometimes we need something just a little different. […]

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Front Row Mom

I don’t really have any hangups about aging. I’ve comfortably settled into the point in my life where I dread having plans to go almost anywhere. While I once turned down a car from my parents because it didn’t have a sunroof, I now happily drive an ugly minivan with a DVD player in place […]

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Strength in My Socks

When my husband left, my friends and family surrounded me with a level of love and support that still brings tears to my eyes. I woke up to supportive texts almost every morning. I came home more than once to find a warm casserole dinner waiting for me on the front porch. From notes filled […]

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Disney Movies Should Come With a Trigger Warning For Moms

Disney Movies: Mom Trigger Warning Needed

Confession: I’m a crier. Reading “On The Night You Were Born” to my kids. Cried. Watching a particularly well done Folders commercial. Cried. Listening to my son sings “Dream A Little Dream,” the night-night song I’ve sung to him since birth. Cried. I carry no expectations of a “cry free zone” anywhere. If I’m present, […]

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A Movie Theater Just for Kids

Going to the movies with your kids can be tricky. You are never quite sure if they’ll sit through the whole thing, if they’ll get antsy or if they’ll just generally be annoying to you and other moviegoers. Enter Shawnee B&B Theatre’s new screenPLAY. This recently renovated theater in western Shawnee now includes a kid-friendly […]

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