“Do what makes you happy”

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  • March 30, 2016
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    You know when you’ve followed someone’s career for so long you feel like you know them? {Kind of like my lifelong obsession with the Olsen twins and subsequent delusion that we’re friends?} Well, that’s how I feel about Melanie Knopke. Her familiar face can be found describing the newest style trends on local news stations or sharing her latest […]

    “We shouldn’t be so hard on ourselves or other moms”

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  • March 23, 2016
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    Q & A with Katie Galicia I am so excited that Katie agreed to do today’s Working Mom Wednesday interview. Our paths crossed after I reached out via email about a collaboration with Femfessionals and was invited to a meeting to discuss the possible partnership further. I was a tad disheveled and didn’t want to be late after forgetting the […]

    “Don’t be afraid to toot your own horn”

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  • March 16, 2016
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    Q&A with Rachel Sexton This week’s Working Mom Wednesday interviewee is no stranger to the spotlight. Rachel Sexton’s professional and philanthropic accomplishments have caught the attention of local magazines and news stations over the years. According to her company profile, she’s been honored as one of KC Business magazine’s “Most Influential Women”; named a “Forty under 40” by Ingram’s Magazine; […]

    Do you ever feel like you’re just winging it?

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  • March 4, 2016
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    It’s March! While Kansas City may be susceptible to a later-than-desired snow, spring is definitely in the air. {My tulips are already popping up!} This is my absolute favorite season of the year. Maybe it’s because the flowers and trees come back to life with beautiful colors and smells that are so welcomed after feeling cooped up […]

    “It’s okay to do things for yourself”

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  • March 2, 2016
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    Q&A with Michelle Henderson I’ve only met Michelle Henderson in person once. She came to the February Femfessionals event after learning about our community from another member’s post on Instagram. Besides being gorgeous {jealous} and fit {double jealous}, she’s clearly a go-getter. One of the first things I learned about Michelle is that she simultaneously began a new […]