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Time for a First Checkup

This post is sponsored by Pediatric Smiles Dentistry, a new pediatric dentist office, located in the Northland.My daughter is 22 months old and attached to her pacifier. She barely opens her mouth for me to brush her teeth. Needless to say, I wasn’t looking forward to her first dental checkup. I was actually pretty panicked […]

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Christopher Elbow

Designed for Delight

This post is sponsored and written by Christopher Elbow. If you’re like most people, you wait until around now, a few days after Thanksgiving, to start planning and preparing your Christmas gift-giving. I guess you could say I’m not like most people. When you’re in the chocolate business, planning for the holiday season starts long […]

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Going from Vegetarian to Cattle Producer

The post is written and sponsored by CommonGround, a national organization of women farmers and ranchers.I spent years trading hamburgers for veggie patties, a “morally-conscious” food consumer who sought organic, natural ingredients whenever possible. Growing up in the city, I didn’t really understand how our food was grown. That is, until I left and started […]

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Baby Fairs: A Pregnant Mom’s Heaven

In anticipation of this spring’s opening of The Birth Place, featuring a Level II NICU, we have partnered with Olathe Medical Center and local mom, Sarah, to document her pregnancy and birth journey in this new space. Do you remember those huge catalogs you’d get in the mail? My sisters and I would get so […]

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