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You Move Me KC

5 Tips to Make Moving Less Stressful

This post is written and sponsored by You Move Me. With their help, you can have your #BestMoveEver. We all know that moving can be stressful. There are a lot of things to do and it...
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Advocacy & Activism: Parenting an LGBTQ+ Child

The one thing I know about raising children is there is no perfect handbook for being a parent; the best way to learn is through your own experience. Having five kids has given us...
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A Return to Normalcy: I Just Want to Push Play

Last Thursday morning was an unexpectedly emotional one for me. For the first time in 15 months, my 9-year-old Weston returned to the daycare that he’s gone to since he was 2. Just like every...

Everything You Need To Know About Endometriosis

This post is written and sponsored by HCA Midwest Health. Some think it’s too personal, embarrassing or just plain rude to talk about “that time of the month,” but it’s a fact of life and...
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Birth Story: A Helicopter Ride at 29 Weeks

This birth story series is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health.  In November 2019, I found out I was pregnant with my second child. I was labeled as a high-risk pregnancy due to being diagnosed with...

Food Allergies: Are More Kids Allergic to Food or Are We Just More Aware?

This post is written and sponsored by Children's Mercy. From peanut-free school lunches to gluten-free birthday parties. If it seems like more and more kids have food allergies these days – you’re not alone in...

Top 10 Rules for Home Buyers

When buying a home, there are a few things can do (and avoid) to make your closing go smoothly and get those keys in your hands on time! 1. Don't quit or change your JOB. 2....
Gold Key Project

KC Real Estate Agents Partnering with Ronald McDonald House to Benefit Families

ReeceNichols and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City (RMHC-KC) are teaming up on the Gold Key Project: a volunteer program for ReeceNichols agents to support families staying at our local Ronald McDonald Houses....

9 Ways to Optimize Your Health Before Conceiving

This post is sponsored and written by HCA Midwest Health. When you’re trying to conceive, much of the focus is understandably on tracking when you’re ovulating and when to have sex. While these things are...

5 Things That Will Surprise You About Your House

This post is sponsored by KC Home Report - all the resources you need for building your own house in the Kansas City area. There are things we have adopted as truths about our house...
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Passover, Possibilities, and the Pandemic

You might not expect a post about Passover to talk about dog bones. You might not expect it to include a tribute to the Easter Bunny. But, then again, is anything going as expected these...
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Why the Uplifted and Empowered Collection Matters

Most folks would agree that February, although the shortest month of the year, can be counted on as the best time to experience a sense of positivity about being Black in America.  After all, it...
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Headaches and Kids: What Parents Need to Know

This post is sponsored by Children's Mercy. If your kid experiences frequent headaches, you are not alone. More than 40,000 kids in the Kansas City metro suffer from headaches. The good news is that headaches...

Top 10 Things To Have On Hand If You Need To Quarantine

This post is written and sponsored by The Pediatric Center at Overland Park Regional Medical Center offers a Pediatric ER with little to no wait times, a Pediatric Inpatient Unit and pediatric specialty care...
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Losing My Husband to Suicide

Seven years ago, my world was shattered. At 25 years old, I became a widow after losing my 27-year old-husband to suicide. I share my story every September for many reasons. I want you...