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Robyn grew up in Overland Park and has been a Kansas City Northlander for almost fifteen years now. She and her husband Brad live near Parkville with their three year old daughter Claire and their rescue dog Mario. When she’s not working full time in the legal world on the Plaza, she is either at home losing a continuous battle with the laundry and the clutter, exploring all of Kansas City with the family, reading a good book in the backyard hammock, or looking for a good excuse to bake ridiculously lavish desserts. She is a diehard sports fan who loves cheering on the Jayhawks, Royals, and her alma mater Drake University Bulldogs, and loves playing kickball, softball and attempting to do yoga at home with Claire.

The Unscheduled Kid

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Often times, by the end of a hard day at work, I’m running on fumes. I want my back deck and a good book, and 20 or 30 minutes of quiet to decompress. I...

Summertime Hacks for Working Moms

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Being a working mom is all I’ve known, and there are days I’m great at balancing a career and a home and a preschooler and a marriage, and there are days when I definitely...

Celebrating Father’s Day in Kansas City

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Ah, the dads. They tell great jokes, cling to their cargo shorts with a passion not often seen, revel in ironic 80’s t-shirts, and relish funky brews. I am lucky enough to get to...

A Bookworm’s Guide to Kansas City Bookstores

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It’s no secret that I love to read. I’ve turned my husband in to a reader in our years together, and I’m so glad that my four year old has inherited that love, too....

Career Day for Mom

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You all remember career day right? When grown ups in different jobs would come and talk to your class so that you could get an idea of what you wanted to do when you...

Little Blue Pill

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As a pre-teen and teen I was exposed to mental health issues and the care of them in a really unhealthy way. As my mom struggled with depression by utilizing the tools she needed,...

Big Mama

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Growing up weight weighed on me. Between being dragged to my mom’s Weight Watchers meetings and Jenny Craig check ins; and my grandmother’s constant harping about watching what “we” eat, apologizing to people when...

Thirty Six

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It’s never been my style to get upset about turning another year older around my birthday. I enjoy celebrating and one of the few things that doesn’t make social media the worst thing ever...

A Guide to Shoe Shopping in Kansas City

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If you’re like me and grew up in Kansas City, I bet you remember Steve’s Shoes. They were a local chain that grew into a national chain, but here in Kansas City they were...

A Kansas City Mom’s Guide to the KC Streetcar

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It’s no secret that I love my city. I’m very proud of the city Kansas City has grown to be in my lifetime, and I find myself craving to explore the city and learn...
Mommy's Got a Meeting

Mommy’s Got A Meeting

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A couple of years ago when my daughter was two and a half, I decided it was time to find me again. Prior to becoming a mother I had been active in my community, attended...

A Perfect Kansas City Day

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One of my favorite things to do on those rare beautiful weather, no plans weekend days that comes around once in a blue moon is explore this beautiful city that we call home. Although...

Let’s All Go to the Movies!

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There is a hot new space opening up in Liberty, MO this week and they have rolled out the red carpet for the whole community, including families. The new B&B Theatre in Liberty opens...

The Mom Shame Game

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I was at the nail salon indulging in a little pedicure love with my almost four year old daughter last weekend. All was going great until my nail technician asked if my daughter was...

10 Best Things About Girlfriends

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We’re approaching Mothers Day, and in my almost four years of being a mother, my absolute must have no matter the age or stage of my child is my girlfriends. Whether you’re a social...