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candy
Kansas City metro area
Web-savvy, techie wife in Kansas City who enjoys family, travel, shopping, and social media optimization.
Interests: blogging, web design, swimming, traveling, scrapbooking + photo preservation, Sandra Bullock movies, theme parks, shoe shopping, non-fiction books, magazines, reality TV, Ms. Pac-Man.
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Are you an avid bookworm? Do you love reading books at any given opportunity? A love of reading can be a great thing to cultivate. In fact, reading could become more than just a hobby and you could use your passion for literature to help improve yourself and help others. Here are just a few ways to get more out... Continue reading
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Every parent knows the importance of education. It’s not uncommon for parents to create a saving account when they have a baby just to be able to finance college partially. So it can be difficult when you’ve been planning ahead for their future career to handle the first hurdles at school. The truth is that many kids struggle in school... Continue reading
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Family can be so complicated. Relationships change over the years until you don’t even recognise them. Friends can become as close as family and some family become like strangers. But, this doesn’t always mean that you should do less for the people that you do have around. It can be tempting just to watch everything roll by, but you will... Continue reading
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There are all sorts of health issues which might arise for your children, and the more aware and ready you are the more likely it is that you can help them through whatever might come. One area which you don’t normally worry about, though, is the hearing. As it happens, hearing problems in children of all ages are relatively common,... Continue reading
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This is the most common thing that people think, and the most common mistake that people make. It’s so easy to think that just because your life has been breezy up until now, that that’s exactly how it’s going to stay for the rest of your life. But that’s just not the way that the cookie crumbles, and there are... Continue reading
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Homes are very expensive these days. Many don’t make enough money to even be considered for a mortgage, and then you’ve got to consider the running costs of your hypothetical future house on top of that. It’s a hefty price tag you’re going to be coping with for a long time to come, if you do manage to find a... Continue reading
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Many parents find it incredibly difficult to persuade their children to make healthy options when it comes to food. After all, there are just so many treats out there that can tempt them away from nutritious fruits and vegetables. In fact, some parents struggle so much to persuade their kids to eat healthily that things can quickly break down into... Continue reading
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When it comes to sorting out a birthday party for your child this can be something that is surprisingly stressful. No matter how far away it is or what you might be thinking about it already there are many things that you're going to have to do to make sure that you can get it right, and it will require... Continue reading
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Get Back to Looking Young with Vitamin C Serum When you are looking for a way to boost the appearance of your skin and you want a younger, more vibrant look, then the right skincare product line is going to make all the difference. The best Vitamin C serum is going to be able to provide the user with a... Continue reading
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One of the most dreaded aspects of this summer camp thing is the packing! Ugh! It's taken me years of learning what works and what doesn't when it comes to helping kids pack for summer camp. Today I'm sharing with you my top 3 easy summer camp packing hacks that you and your kids are going to love. Now let's get packing! Continue reading
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Making the decision to start your only family is not only one of the most important decisions you'll make, but also one of the most exciting. Whilst it is definitely an incredible journey to take, being absolutely sure you're making the right decision before trying for your own family is the best possible situation to be in. To help you... Continue reading
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Unfortunately, life is frequently full of frustrations of various sorts, and various magnitudes. Out of all the heartbreaking and unfair things that can happen to someone, suffering as a result of a serious and protracted illness is right up there. A serious illness has the potential to throw your entire life into disarray, stall your career, put strain on your... Continue reading
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No one wants to think about the worst-case scenarios, but in order to make sure our families our safe as well as our belongings from time to time we need to consider how safe and secure our homes are. We’re not just talking about the physical deterrents to keep burglars at bay but also safety from faulty wiring and making... Continue reading
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Before kids, when you were ill or injured, you might have phoned in sick, took a day or two off work and got some good old bedrest. You would have rested up, relaxed, gone to the doctors, enjoyed some chocolate and TV and got plenty of sleep. You’d have put yourself and your health first and your body would have... Continue reading
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There are lots of different toys available in stores and off the internet for children these days. It is quite often difficult to keep up with everything that is going on because each and every day a new and innovative toy is released. This is great in one sense because it provides children with a lot of choices and so... Continue reading
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Picture the scene. It’s early evening, you’ve had a long, busy day, and you put the key in your front door. When you open that door, how do you feel? Do your shoulders drop? Does your heart rate slow? Do you feel a wave of relief wash over you? If so, there’s every chance that your home is a special... Continue reading
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If you are in the process of trying to buy a home, you probably have plenty of things on your mind as you try to make it work out as well as possible. There are indeed a lot of concerns that you need to think about, and as long as you are aware of them you should find that you... Continue reading
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To encourage more families to take advantage of the healthy choices available for school breakfast, many schools will celebrate National School Breakfast Week during March 4-8, 2019. Busy weekday mornings make it a challenge for many families to find time for a healthy breakfast. However, US Department of Agriculture data show that more and more students are starting their day... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2019 at kcmetromoms.com
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To encourage more families to take advantage of the healthy choices available for school breakfast, many schools will celebrate National School Breakfast Week during March 4-8, 2019. Continue reading
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We often just feel out of place, not knowing what is causing our frustration and worries, until we dig deeper and find out more about the root of the matter. If you haven’t meditated for a while, it might be time to embark on a journey of self discovery, so you can make the most out of your time and... Continue reading
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If you have recently completed a kitchen renovation, you will need to personalize the showroom look and make the space truly yours. There are plenty of ways you can add a personal touch and improve the look and functionality of this important space in your home. After all, this is where you sit down with your kids to talk about... Continue reading
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Get the scoop on some of the best local KC kids' storytime events in the metro. There is a storytime event for every age group, so be sure and check the detailed info when looking for a great storytime event for your KC kiddos! Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2019 at kcmetromoms.com
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The Jewish Community Center (The J) is hosting a fun-filled, family-friendly KC Chiefs AFC Championship pep rally! They're getting behind our Kansas City Chiefs in a big way! This Friday morning, Jan. 18, 610 Sports will be broadcasting live from the basketball court at the facility, located at 5801 W. 115 th St. in Overland Park. Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2019 at kcmetromoms.com
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7 things you didn't know about newborns - but need to! Continue reading
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Every single girl and almost every boy goes through the rite of passage of having a sleepover. It’s something all kids love to do and for girls especially, a slumber party with a bunch of girlfriends is a serious bonding experience full of gossip, games and grab bags of munchies for that ever-elusive midnight feast. Not only do you want to make sure that your child has an amazing time, you want to be hailed as the sleepover host of the century, earning brownie points from your children as well as their friends. Continue reading