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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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KCMB Birthday

Kansas City Moms Blog Turns Five

Five years ago, Kansas City Moms Blog was born. It began with a simple hope:  In the Internet age, moms are faced with millions of ideas about who they’re supposed to be, what they’re supposed to wear, what their one-year-old’s Very Hungry Caterpillar birthday party is supposed to look like (thanks, Pinterest) … at the end […]

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mom shame

The Mom Shame Game

I was at the nail salon indulging in a little pedicure love with my almost four year old daughter last weekend. All was going great until my nail technician asked if my daughter was my only child. “She is!” I replied cheerfully. Conversation over, right? Wrong! My nail technician went on for five minutes about […]

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I want it all

I Want It All

A few weeks ago, I lost it on my way home from work. By lost it, I mean one second I was driving and the next I was driving and doing the ugly cry. You know the type of cry I’m talking about. It was Friday, and it had been a really hard week at […]

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