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Looking for a Preschool? Here’s What’s Important.

Choosing a quality preschool is one of the most important decisions you’ll make for your child. Early childhood education plays a seminal role in cognitive, social, emotional and physical development. It prepares young learners for long-term academic and life success. But what should you look for when researching preschools in your area? Professor Deborah Stipek, former […]

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The Summer Checklist

The Summer Checklist

How’s the checklist going, mama? You know the one. It keeps you up at night with “should have’s” “why didn’t I?” and “we forgot.”  It swirls around in your head haunting you that you haven’t done enough. It’s the checklist that, if we’re honest, determines our worth as mamas.  And whether we care to admit […]

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Little Sunshine's Playhouse

Investing in Early Childhood Education

This post is written and sponsored by Little Sunshine’s Playhouse and Preschool.There so many options for preschool, and the even bigger question – is preschool really that important? If you’re wondering if it’s worth investing in early childhood education, the answer is YES! But once you understand the importance of early education, it’s time to choose […]

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Global Birthing Home Foundation

Moms and Babies Deserve Quality Healthcare, Wherever They Call Home

This post is written and sponsored by Global Birthing Home Foundation.Over 30 years ago, my two daughters were born in a hospital. The first birth was an emergency C-section, which was scary, but I trusted my doctor. Back then, a C-section dictated my second delivery would be the same. I was blessed with two healthy […]

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Fevers

Fevers: How High is Too High?

This post is written and sponsored by Olathe Health Pediatricians.Fevers can be alarming, but when should you really be concerned?  Should I make a doctor’s appointment? Should I wait? What about my infant that has a fever?  As a mom of two, pediatrician Erica Red Corn, MD, with Olathe Health Pediatricians – Olathe Medical Park, […]

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Smart Steps for Homebuyers

Smart Steps for Homebuyers

You’ve been dreaming of a new home, spending hours browsing listings and keeping an eye out for For Sale signs in yourfavorite neighborhood. Buying a home is exciting and one of the most motivating reasons to get your finances in order. We know, though, that the home buying process can be overwhelming – from figuring […]

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Anxiety and Parenting

Anxiety and Parenting

This post was sponsored by Resolve Counseling and Wellness and written by Jennifer Jackson-Rice, LSCSW and licensed PCIT therapist. (Resolve Counseling and Wellness) Worrying about our child is a normal part of parenting, especially in today’s day and age. Parents are bombarded with information about how to raise heathy, well-rounded, confident children through social media, […]

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