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Top 10 Rules for Home Buyers

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
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Battling Colon Cancer As A Family

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My husband rushed out our back door to our deck where I was relaxing, reading a book. “Chadwick Boseman died of colon cancer,” he said, almost like asking a question. I’m a 41-year-old female who’s enjoyed...
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Supporting Teachers: One Million School Supplies

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Moms, friend to friend, can I confess something to you? I see what is happening right now with schools and teachers and kids, and I feel paralyzed and weary about all the heavy decisions...

Preventing Cavities in Kids Starts Early

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This post is sponsored by Jenkins & LeBlanc Dentistry for Children; now accepting new patients! The American Academy of Pediatric Association reports 40% of 2-5 year olds who have not seen a dentist develop cavities. Although it...
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Our Family’s COVID-19 Experience

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Writing this is probably the first time that I have felt close to normal in the last three weeks. My family was diagnosed with COVID-19 in early July, and it was pretty much my...
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Anti-racism: A Maternal Call To Action

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Childhood Memories I can still remember as a first grader being driven home by a white classmate and her mother after a sleepover.  Upon pulling up to my residence, the classmate exclaimed “Wow! I can’t believe...
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I Can’t Outrun Racism

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When I was very young, my parents lived in a small Michigan town between their two jobs. We didn’t go to school there, and I didn’t understand why at the time. “Too racist,” my...