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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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May 3-7, 2021 is Teacher Appreciation Week and Tuesday May 4, 2021 is Teacher Appreciation Day. We all know how hard teachers have worked all over the world this past year - especially in our own Kansas City metro area. Here are 5 valuable ways you can honor teachers this year. Write a simple "thank you' note. Teachers have been... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2021 at kcmetromoms.com
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Father's Day is coming. Finding the right gift for Father’s Day is never easy. Here are some affordable and thoughtful Father's Day gift ideas for every budget, for dads with all types of interests. Dads that cook Dads will appreciate cooking with Dinner A’Fare, a family-friendly meal kit company with recipes that are pre-prepped and easy to prepare. Founded in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2021 at kcmetromoms.com
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Did you hear the news? Deanna Rose Farmstead is opening back up on May 4, 2021! I can hardly wait! KC kids of all ages are super fans of this super fun family favorite in Overland Park. From the goat feedings, rock mining, to the ice cream scoops, and fun play areas - I can't think of a single kid... Continue reading
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I'm a busy mom who used to love to read. But TBH, the days just slip away now that my family is so busy. Between working from home, running kids to soccer, baseball, dance, etc., then meal planning, cleaning, the list goes on - I haven't read a book in I don't know how long. Recently, I found out that... Continue reading
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Do you own a business and concerned with legal issues you should understand when running it? The legal environment is an essential part of every enterprise because it can determine an organization’s success or failure. No entrepreneur wants to get caught between running a business and handling legal issues. That’s why this guide provides essential legal factors that can affect... Continue reading
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Allergies are one of the most common health issues that children are likely to experience, and as such there is a relatively good chance that you are going to have this issue crop up with your children at some point in the near future. Some people are particularly prone to allergies and some are not, but either way it is... Continue reading
Pixabay - CC0 Licence If you’ve ever had a survey or inspection done on a home that you are buying or selling, you’ll be familiar with the feeling of mild terror every time the surveyor takes a breath. Because you want this inspection to go well, you fear that it won’t, and even if it is irrational you fear that... Continue reading
Image Courtesy of Pixabay All parents know the nightmare of getting kids to eat healthily which is even more difficult given the rampant child-targeted advertising of junk food, longer video game play time or TV watching, and Covid-19 restrictions. While video games and TV are a suitable form of entertainment, they can detract from a child getting enough exercise which... Continue reading
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Kids are so much better with tech than their parents and they will start asking for a smartphone of their own from a young age. But as a parent, it’s important that you wait until they are old enough and you know how to protect them when they are online. However, you also need to think about the price of... Continue reading
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Caring for an infant is not an easy task for any mom, especially first-time moms. You can be overwhelmed by the overly dependent newborn cries and needs. As much as it will be challenging to remain calm, you need to relax for you to think correctly and also for the baby to feed off your positivity. You cannot remain calm... Continue reading
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Today, Atlanta is one of the most remarkable regions. It started as a terminus for a railroad when Georgia decided to build a railroad to the US Midwest. It was first named after Governor Wilson Lumpkin's daughter Martha and was referred to as Marthaville. Two years after that, it was renamed Atlanta. The first electric vehicles roamed around Atlanta in... Continue reading
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What is so important to know about home bathroom remodeling? The truth is, quite a bit. Many are unaware that there is a possibility to renovate the old bathtub and make it new within a few hours of work. Most homes have old and rather neglected baths, and so owners opt for showers instead. Sometimes, the plumbing system is so... Continue reading
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If, like many people throughout the pandemic and multiple lockdowns, you have started an online business, then you already know it’s full of challenges that you’re not likely to find in other jobs. You might have been doing work with people domestically for now, but when you need to start working with people in different countries, it can add a... Continue reading
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You're thinking about getting a puppy or maybe rescuing a pedigree dog. It would be a nice addition to your family, giving your kids a loyal companion to grow up with. But if you're going to choose a specific breed, which one is right for your family? They come in all shapes and sizes, with different personalities, lifespans, and even... Continue reading
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As a parent, you’ll have a lot of concerns regarding your children. One of the biggest issues that you’ll need to contend with is keeping their health and wellbeing on the right track. A big part of this is always going to be their oral health and this goes far beyond just making sure that they brush their teeth. So,... Continue reading
Getting a puppy is such an exciting opportunity, and it’s one that will certainly be life-changing. Puppies are like babies, and they need your constant attention. They rely on you for food, for taking out for walks, and relieving themselves outside. When getting a puppy, you want to ensure that this is the best decision for your situation now and... Continue reading
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3 Important Laws That Every Texan Parent Should Know Parenting can be a challenging yet highly rewarding journey. And part of your responsibility as a parent involves staying well-informed about the legal framework that protects you and your child. In Texas, there are several laws you should be aware of that safeguards your child’s welfare. Ranging from education, parental custody... Continue reading
Learning new habits can sound like a hard task, and it can be, but that doesn’t mean it’s something you should give up on. Sometimes we need hard work to get to a better place in life, and that makes it all worth it. It’s not always easy to notice your bad habits, as they’re things you could have been... Continue reading
When it comes to looking for an ideal car for your family, there are many considerations to take to make sure you get the best car for the comfort and functionality of your family. But what are the most important things one needs from a family car? Keep reading to find out. Pexels-CC0 licence Safety Safety of your vehicle is... Continue reading
As your children grow up, they will regularly need medical check-ups to make sure everything is alright with them. These check up’s could be annual visits to the doctors for a jab, an eye test, maybe they are feeling unwell, or a hearing test. When going through these processes, as a child it can be scary which is why it’s... Continue reading
Photo Credit The coronavirus and Covid-19 pandemic has been difficult for all of us. Government guidelines put in place to minimise and slow the spread of the virus have impacted all of our lives and routines. Many of us are now working from home. The majority of us can’t mix households. Holidays have been cancelled. Gyms are closed. Sports clubs... Continue reading
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Do you feel as if your bedroom is not currently offering the level of comfort or relaxation possibilities you’re looking for? If that’s the case, it’s time to make a change sooner rather than later. There are so many changes that you can make that’ll have a positive impact on the space. Once you start making positive changes, you’ll find... Continue reading
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Every single parent worries about whether their child is developing in the way that they should. The first thing to know is that while there are books and books on child development, children do not read those books. They all develop in their own way and at different rates, which doesn't always follow the patterns that the "What To Expect"... Continue reading
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If you are running short on space in your home but you don’t want to move into a bigger place, you might decide to build an extension. This is a great option because it gives you the extra space you need and adds value to your home at the same time, but is there another option? Extensions can be very... Continue reading
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Are you thinking about making some changes to your home? If so, then you should consider putting home security as a top consideration. There are numerous steps that you can take to boost levels of home security. Here are the suggestions that we recommend you do explore. The Garage First, you should consider your garage. It’s possible that your garage... Continue reading