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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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2015 Kansas City Holiday Roundup

2015 Kansas City Holiday Roundup

A Mom’s Guide to Holiday Events in Kansas City Noon Year’s Eve at Pinstripes #shopKC2015: Kansas City’s Holiday Gift Guide “Holiday Sanity: Celebrating Without Losing Your Mind” series The Season of Gratitude Four Reasons Our Kids Know We’re Santa Gifts for Kids with Too Many Toys DIY Holiday Gifts (that don’t suck!) 9 Things to […]

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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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Noon Year's Eve at Pinstripes

Announcing: Noon Year’s Eve at Pinstripes!

Mark your calendars and make plans to attend our Noon Year’s Eve celebration! Together with Pinstripes of Overland Park, Prairiefire and The Urgency Room, we are hosting an end-of-the-year event for the entire family. With musical guest Funky Mama, a Building Toy Zone from Fat Brain Toys, kid-friendly crafts from Pintervention, tumbling mats from My Gym, FREE valet parking […]

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The Season of Gratitude

The Season of Gratitude

I turned 13 right before Christmas 1999. I was in seventh grade, and the most important thing in my world was fitting in with my friends at school. Which is why I had to have American Eagle clothing for Christmas. I begged for those clothes. I did not get those clothes. Today, I recognize this as […]

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#shopKC2015 :: Kansas City's Holiday Shopping Guide

#shopKC2015 :: Kansas City’s Holiday Gift Guide

Kansas City Moms Blog is proud to present the 2015 edition of shopKC. This year’s guide is filled with holiday gift ideas from local brands that are quintessentially Kansas City. Businesses that we all know and love mixed in with up-and-coming shops that are sure to become a household name, all of which offer quality goods produced right […]

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Holiday Sanity: Celebrating Without Losing Your Mind

Don’t Go Broke this Holiday Season

The holiday season not only requires our time but our money, adding more stress to the monthly budget. There are ways to still make the holidays magical but cut back on spending. “I Can Make That.” By all means, browse. Get ideas from the beautiful things in stores, but before you buy, ask yourself, “Can I make […]

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