Embracing My Mother’s ALS

I put it off as long as I could. I buried myself in friends’ lives, picked at frivolous problems and attended an excessive amount of events. I traveled for three weeks straight. I caught up on every T.V. show Read More …

“30 Days of…” Series

Life often gets out of hand. 2015 was a chaotic, beautiful mess. We (my husband and I) moved… twice–three times if you include the last month of 2014. We have two toddlers. We gained too Read More …

5 Out-of-the-Box Kansas City Shops to Buy Your Gifts in 2016

As we start the New Year, maybe we can actually follow through on our resolution to plan ahead for birthdays, holidays and especially Christmas in 2016. And even when we don’t, discovering new, local, personalized shops Read More …