Kelly Burnison

Kelly Burnison
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Kelly is a wife, teacher, and mom of three. She has a very active 5 year old son, Banks, and 3 year old twin girls, Kate and Hayden. Originally a Wichita, KS native, she moved to Kansas City in 2010. After marrying her husband, Shaun, in 2013, they wasted no time starting a family. Having three kids in 2 years takes quite the amount of patience and task mastering. In between picking up toys, chasing monsters, playing in the dirt, potty training, singing songs and fixing meals that her kids don't eat, she loves exercising, coffee dates, wine, and binge watching the latest TV drama series. The busy-ness of life is what keeps her going, and she wouldn’t have it any other way. When life calms down and a date night ensues, Kelly and Shaun enjoy trying new restaurants in the KC area! 
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A Cure for Charlie

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#ACureforCharlie Charlie turned 3 in November 2020. He was diagnosed with a rare neurological disease in August 2019—so rare it is referred to only by its genetic location, SLC6A1. With this disease comes learning delays, neurological...
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Being a Virtual Teacher

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In March of 2020, the world as we knew it took a sharp turn. It probably happened before that, but March was when it affected most of America. It was the week before spring break,...
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Dear Kindergartener, It’s NOT Supposed to Be Like This

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Dear Kindergartener,  It’s NOT supposed to be like this. You’re entering into the very FIRST year of elementary school. The year is 2020, and the world is in the middle of a global pandemic. CoronaVirus...
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Quarantine in the Eyes of a Child

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I sit here, and I look at you. My mind is filled with fear at times. I try to flush it out through prayer, scripture reading, knowledge, talking to others, writing.  I try to watch...
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The Air Fryer Saved My Marriage

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Have you ever tasted something so glorious you knew there had to be a fabulous story behind it?  That’s how I feel every single time after I eat something I made in my air fryer....
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Saving My Sanity Through Exercise

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If you’re like me, you have 1,000 tabs open in your head at all times. You’re either cleaning or cooking or organizing or picking up toys or planning a birthday or taking care of...
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Teaching Children About Gifting

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Unless your love language is "gifts," I think we can mostly agree that gifts cause unnecessary stress and anxiety for the giver. Whether you're buying for your mother-in-law or your little one, you want...

8-5 Envy: Is it Really a Thing?

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My husband works for a giant company. He is an Operations Manager for one of the largest warehouses here in KC. He helped launch that building. He trained in Seattle for two months to...
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Surviving Age Two with Twins

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People ask me all the time, "How do you do it?" And I literally have no wise words to say. I sincerely wish I did because I love helping people. That's sorta my love...
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Why Kids Behave Differently for Their Moms

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Parenting. Matriarchy and Patriarchy. Read a lot of books and decide how you want to raise tiny humans, then just have one or three. Then tell me how your plan is going for you. There...

Three Kids in TWO Years

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Everyone has their story to tell. My story is no better than yours -- just different. And I’m proud of my story, so I want to share it with you! I had T H...

What I Want My Twin Daughters To Know

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I have twin daughters. They're two. And I will tell you, they're most definitely going on 16.  There was a time when I was pregnant, where my husband found this meme of a child throwing money...
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Life as a Teacher Mom

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There are all sorts of things that go along with being a momma. I think I could list them, but it would go on forever. All the way to eternity, actually. And I know...
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Everyone Has an Opinion. Does It Really Matter?

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Breast milk vs. formula Exclusively breast fed vs. bottle fed Cesarean birth  vs. vaginal birth Vaccinate vs. anti-vaccine Baby wear vs. no baby wearing Cry it out vs. not cry it out This is my list of things at just...

Momstrong: Why Mothers are Superheroes

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Superman ain't got nothing on us, moms. Superman doesn't clean or cook while simultaneously bouncing a baby on his hip.  Superman doesn't devote his life trying to bring up strong, empathetic, kind humans. He's got superpowers...