22 Mar 5 Reasons Why We Love Olathe

Recently, we had the opportunity to sit down with long-time Olathe residents, Craig and Sandy Jaggard, to talk about some of the reasons why they love Olathe and have lived there for over 37 years. From that conversation, we created 5 reasons why we love...

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27 Feb Holding Hands High

“Put your hands in the air!” These words are often sung along (albeit incorrectly) in our house to a catchy song from a recent animated film that encourages loving one’s enemies and the excessive use of glitter. As a parent, my hands are not always raised...

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08 Jan Four Benefits of Grandparents

Dr. Ken Canfield will be coming to speak at the Straight Talk for Families: Grands Matter workshop on January 21 at the Overland Park Campus. You can register for this event here. The common punch line is that grandparents are only good for spoiling their grandkids....

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18 Dec Pausing in the Hodgepodge

Our Christmas tree is a merry hodgepodge of ornaments. There are round red and gold bulbs, a few berry sprigs, and gold spears that used to spiral prettily but have now been mangled into odd angles by helping toddler's hands. There are photo ornaments of my...

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06 Dec 8 ways to prepare for a great Christmas

Have you ever thought to yourself, “This year, Christmas is going to be different”? You are reminded of previous family gatherings and shiver when you recall all of the planning, anticipation and scheduling stress you and your family endured. You experience flashbacks of awkward conversations with...

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