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Shop Local for Mother’s Day

Pssst — did you know Mother’s Day is quietly approaching? Instead of racing over to Amazon two days before, why not consider shopping locally? Kansas City is FULL of local companies that produce unique and quality products. Here are some ideas to get you thinking. (If you are a mom who’s reading this article, feel free […]

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KC Moms That Inspire

KC Moms That Inspire: Sarah Soden, Director, Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine

This year for Mother’s Day, we’re celebrating motherhood by featuring several local moms who play important roles both in their families and the Kansas City community. These moms have encouragement for all of us as we care for ourselves, our families and our work. Sarah Soden is the Director of the Center for Pediatric Genomic […]

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Mom, I Get it Now

Mom, I Get It Now

I distinctly remember the moment. I was lying on the floor of my son’s nursery. He was going on hour four of non-stop crying, and I had resorted to a desperate, exhausted heap at the foot of his crib. While I cried alongside him, I realized that my mom loves me THIS much. This love that I […]

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Introducing the KCMB Mother of the Year

Maggie Sabato, Kansas City Moms Blog’s Mother of the Year, is a testament to the fact that a mother’s job never ends. She raised her two daughters – Stephanie and Cecily – on her own after choosing to remove herself from her marriage. Maggie, 85, can tell many stories about the challenges of being a single […]

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A Simple Mother’s Day Only, Please

First of all, let me be one of the first to say … NOW, let me remind you that we are all different. We do different things. We like different things. We live different lives. That’s how it’s supposed to be. Differences are natural! Unfortunately, so is comparison. My advice: stop comparing and enjoy the […]

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Mother of the Year Finalist: Sheila Jones

Mom: Sheila Jones, Independence, Mo. Nominated by: Rosa Mora, daughter and Johnathan McQuillen, son Most people wouldn’t hesitate to say their mom is the best mom in the world. Similarly, I am one of these lucky people. My mom, Sheila Jones, has been a single mom for the majority of my life and has always worked […]

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Mother of the Year Finalist: Maggie Sabato

Mom: Maggie Sabato, Kansas City, Mo. Nominated by: Stephanie Sabato, daughter My mom is unbelievable! Her name is Margaret Anne “Maggie” Giacolone-Sabato. Maggie has survived (and thrived) 12 years living with a rare cancer that was once believed incurable. Well, that’s all my mom needs – a good challenge – she takes any challenge and transforms […]

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Mother of the Year Finalist: Eden Lord

Mom: Eden Lord, Overland Park, Kan. Nominated by: Jeff Lord, husband My wife, Eden Lord, is truly an extraordinary individual. She is a mom, a stepmom, a wife, a daughter, a teacher, and a small business owner. To say she juggles things does not give justice to what she must do in the course of […]

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