Jamie Young

Jamie Young
Born in Kansas City, Jamie spent age 8-18 in Columbia, MO yet always considered KC to be home. After graduating from high school Jamie quickly made her way back and attended Avila University where she earned her degree in Communication. Now a proud resident of Lenexa, Jamie is wife to her love, Andy, and mom to the dream team; Lucy (10), Quinn (8) and Hazel (4)…she also considers her Dad (66) to be her oldest child. Jamie is the Events Director for Kansas City Mom Collective, sits as the Vice President of her children's PTO at their school and is constantly asked by her kids when she wears jeans, “why are so dressed up today?” Jamie is always in search of a good coffee shop, is a self-diagnosed Fall-aholic, loves Jazzercise, is a proud member of “The Read That Society” (a book club full of close friends that just celebrated its 11th anniversary), is an internet ordained minister who has performed two weddings, loves blasting Paul McCartney out of the minivan windows on a beautiful day and anxiously awaits the day that Joanna Gaines finally realizes they should be best friends.
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Fall: The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been stuck in a big ol’ rut lately. The weariness of six months of quarantining has taken a toll on me. My routine is shaky at best....

Can Our Relationships Survive This Election?

Every time is the same with this one distant relative. I get a notification that I have a new Facebook message and it happens to be from that one family member. You know the...
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International Day of Friendship: The Holiday We All Need This Year

Happy International Day of Friendship, friends!  It’s true, today’s holiday isn’t something that was just tossed together for cute social media posts declaring your love for those closest in your life. It’s a day which...

Pride Month: Being an LGBTQ+ Ally

I’m a Mom. I have three children who I love and cherish. These three beautiful beings mean the world to me, and from the moment I first knew of their existence, I wanted to...
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Oprah, Me, and My 2020 Vision

In January, I spent an amazing day with Oprah Winfrey. Yes, it was just me, Oprah, and 20,000 of our closest friends. I was in desperate need of a big ol’ dose of self-love,...
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Sibling Bonding: a Silver Lining in a Global Pandemic

The time we are living in right now is unprecedented. It’s a time I never knew I’d see, a phase I couldn’t have ever fathomed, a situation that had you told me about it...
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You Can Do It, Put a Theme into It: Breaking Up the Monotony of...

Anyone who knows me knows that I love a good theme! From a Christmas in July birthday party for my daughter to a Hollywood Red Carpet Soiree for my bestie, I thrive on kicking...