Author Archive | victoriad


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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Parents as Teachers

I {heart} Parents as Teachers

As a mom, I’m always looking for opportunities to help my daughter grow and learn. When I was still pregnant with Madeline, I read article upon article about the various ways to help nurture development and a love of learning in our soon-to-be daughter. All of my reading led me to discover the local Parents […]

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Christmas in Kansas City

Ask anyone that knows me – I’m a little obsessed with Christmas. I love to cover my house in twinkly lights inside and out. I have Christmas decorations on anything that’s standing still. I start Christmas shopping in May and can barely wait until Halloween is over to bring out the Christmas decorations. I bake […]

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Kansas City Rocks

Most of us that live in the Kansas City metro area know that Kansas City rocks. There are amazing parks, fabulous shopping, great places to eat (hello, barbecue), wonderful museums, awesome sports teams, and so much more. But lately, Kansas City has literally been rocked.   Painted rocks have been popping up all over the […]

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dance mom

Life of a First Time Dance Mom

From the moment we were told we were having a girl, I started dreaming of tutus and tap shoes. So when Madeline turned two, and had already been dancing around the house from the moment she could walk, I knew pink ballet slippers, tutus, and tap shoes were indeed in my future.   Now that […]

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