Note: This is the first post in our six-part series on pediatric dentistry sponsored by Burleson Orthodontics. This series will include tips and information from Dr Dustin Burleson on preparing your children for dental care, as well as issues...
The research. The networking. The thrill of the first call. The interview ... from the first "no way in hell" to the last "that person was awesome," I loved every minute of our daycare search. Yep. You read that...
This post has been sponsored by Allison Corrin Photography, a natural light lifestyle photographer in Kansas City. For more information, click here. As a mother of three and an elementary educator for six years, Allison Corrin believes that life is...
One night, as I was doing the never-ending dishes, I found myself having a pretty negative self-talk dialogue. "I'm so tired, why do my kids eat so much, why do I keep cooking, are theses dishes ever going to end,...
Note: This is the final post in our six-part “Back to School” series. To read other posts in this series, click here. Thanks for joining us! Remember the times your parents would ask you what you did at school all...

Fitting in Fitness

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Right before I found out I was pregnant with my son, I ran the Kansas City Half Marathon. During the first couple of months of pregnancy, I continued to run until his head lodged low into my pelvis sending...
I went into this parenting thing with a teensy, weensy sense of over-confidence - I have younger siblings, I babysat, I've seen what other parents do right and most importantly, what I believed they were doing wrong (HA!) ......

Supply

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Supply. As a soon-to-be breastfeeding mom, this single word was my number one concern. I was committed to breastfeeding, but a big "what if" seemed to wiggle its way into my mind: What if I have supply issues? I prepared...
As you may have heard, Julie and I had the opportunity to appear in two segments on the Fox 4 Morning Show on Tuesday - one, a segment on the rise of "mommy bloggers" (which also introduced their viewers...
I have always wanted a large family. Growing up with only two first cousins, I was envious of others that attended yearly family reunions and had thirteen cousins at their birthday parties. The dream of my own personal zoo...

One Foot Forward

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Nine years ago, when my husband and I first became parents, we thought the most complicated part of parenthood was going to be as parents of girls - twin girls. I grew up with four brothers and Chris, my...

XY Chromosomes Only

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Note: This post is the first in our three-part “Labor of Love” series. Join us for more from Bridget next week! "Pregnant again?" "Yes, we know how this is happening" - but thanks, fifty-something-year-old man in the produce aisle that just...

Mourning the End of Summer

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Summer. The word itself conjures up images of long afternoons spent by the pool, ice cream for dinner, BBQs, ponytails, and flip-flops. We love it. We relish it. We count down the days until it returns. But one thing I have noticed...
Spiders and snakes? Don’t bother me. Going to the dentist? No problem. Public speaking? My pleasure. Becoming a mom? Scared me so much that just the thought would make me shake more than a belly-dancer in an earthquake. I love our son, but I’ve had to...
mom and son wearing fire fighter hats

Trucks, Dirt and Toots

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"It's a boy." Words I never thought I would hear. OK, I'll be honest - I actually cried when the ultrasound tech uttered those words. The week before our big reveal ultrasound I went through the old trunk of girly outfits....

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Kids Eat Free Deals in Kansas City

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Now that the world is re-opening and families are venturing out to restaurants again it's a great time to check out all the kids...