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Get the Money You Need with a Personal Loan

This post is written and sponsored by Mazuma Credit Union. You’ve seen it in the news, in your grocery stores, and at the gas pump. Life is getting more expensive. No matter how much you...
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6 Tips For Picking a Good Youth Sports Program

This post is sponsored by The Pediatric Center at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Youth sports are an excellent way for kids to develop many important skills that will help them for a lifetime. They...

Getting Kids Unstuck: A Parent’s Guide to Constipation

This post is written and sponsored by our partners at Children's Mercy.  One way to describe constipation is frustrating! It’s an uncomfortable and sometimes painful experience related to hard, infrequent poops and even feeling stuck. As...
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My Infertility Journey Isn’t Over Yet

I spend my days as a high-risk pregnancy nurse at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. I see firsthand the struggles and joys pregnant women experience every day. Most days it gives me hope to...
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I’m Done Having Kids, Now What?

This post is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health. Are you no longer envious of pregnancy announcements? You may be at the point where you and your partner feel like your family is complete. So what...
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5 Ways to Get Your Groove Back After Baby

Not in the mood? When you have a new baby in the house, your sense of time may become warped as the line between night and day is blurred by a steady rhythm of...
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Ways to Help Teens Get More Sleep

This post is sponsored by Children’s Mercy Kansas City.  There’s a stereotype for teens of sleeping in late, struggling to wake up and being night owls. It’s one we’ve all seen, and you may even...
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Ear Tubes: When and Why Your Child May Need Them

This post is sponsored and written by Olathe Health. Learn more about Midwest Ear, Nose and Throat. It's cold and flu season, which may result in more frequent or severe ear infections. While treatment and time...
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WORDLE: Your Brain on Words

If you’re over the age of 30 and therefore still use Facebook as your primary social media platform, your Newsfeed has been lit up with an obscure pattern of green and yellow boxes neatly...

Listening to My Body May Have Saved My Life

This post is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health. A few months ago, I began having significant right lower quadrant pain. I messaged my primary care (Dr. Nicole Niemann) on the HCA Midwest health portal (such...

Discover the Power of Your Library Card

This post is sponsored by Johnson County Library, with 14 locations and a 24/7 eLibrary. Your Johnson County library card is even more powerful than you might realize — a tool that gives you access...
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You Now Have a Choice When it Comes to Kids Healthcare

This post is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health. When it comes to kids, the convenient, closer to home and efficient, the better. That’s why HCA Midwest Health is expanding pediatric care to the Lee’s Summit...

How to Begin the Financial Education Journey with your Kids

This post is sponsored by Mazuma Credit Union As parents, one of the most important jobs we have is making sure our children are set up with the tools they need to be successful in...
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La Vacuna Contra el COVID-19 Pendiente Para Niños

Por Jennifer Goldman, MD, y Jennifer Schuster, MD: Pediatras especializados en enfermedades infecciosas Con la aprobación de la vacuna contra el COVID-19 pendiente para niños de 5 a 11 años, queremos responder algunas de sus...
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Answering Your Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids

This post is written by Jennifer Goldman, MD, and Jennifer Schuster, MD – Pediatric Infectious Diseases physicians at Children's Mercy.  With the authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 – 11 years old,...
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