Hannah Niehues

Hannah was born in Colorado and raised in Kansas. While attending Kansas State University she met her husband, Ben. They moved to Kansas City in 2011 and couldn't imagine calling anywhere else home. Currently, they live in Columbus Park with their sons, V and Chauncey. When she is not chasing almost two-year-old V around and wearing Chauncey (2mo old), Hannah is supporting families as a birth and postpartum doula. Her happy place is in her kitchen preparing food for her family. While breastfeeding V she had to stop eating and drinking dairy. Since she was never really a fan of meat, this led her to plant-based cooking. For the past two years, her family has been primarily plant-based, which has opened up a whole new way of looking at food and cooking for her family.

How Learning my Enneagram Number Changed How I Mother

So what is all the buzz with the Enneagram? The enea... .whatta? Yes, I was a little confused when everyone started asking me what my number was. The Enneagram is an ancient system of...

21 Day Reset to More Intentional Living

As mothers, we are in overdrive most, if not all the time. Our energy is spent before we are able to intentionally decide where it goes. We receive a moment to ourselves and are...

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Baby #2

Our second child came as a surprise. I’m not gonna lie. I cried, and I was terrified. I love being a mother, and I was ready for all it required of me, the first...

From Co-sleeping to Sleep Training: Anything to End Sleep Deprivation

The problem with sleep deprivation is that it affects you mentally, emotionally, and physically. I found myself reacting with anger and forgetting simple things that I just did. It was like my body was...

Free Indoor Kansas City Activity: Journey to Oz at Crown Center

One of the most iconic films of the midwest celebrates 80 years, The Wizard of Oz. To celebrate, Kansas City's premiere attraction Crown Center has unveiled, Journey to Oz, in Level 1 on the south...

Postpartum Planning: A Plan for the Fourth Trimester

There are baby registries, baby showers, birth plans, and the list goes on, all to prepare for the birth of your baby. How many people ask,  “What is your postpartum plan?” As a birth...

Is Giving Our Kids the Best Life Making Them Miss Out on Life?

You survived the newborn stage and teething, and now you have to decide how to discipline, then what schools they will attend. It should be called decision making instead of parenting. This all can...
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A Mom’s Best Friend: Must Visit Local Drive-Thru Coffee

It is quite ironic that as I write this post, I am sipping a coffee in my car. My two little ones are asleep in the back seat. The oldest is two years, and...

How I Survived a Walk-up Apartment with Babies

“How do you do it?” is usually the first thing guests ask when they get to our apartment. The two flights of 20-plus stairs up to our third-floor apartment never bothered me even after...
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