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Haley Strebler

Haley was born and raised in small town Kansas. She moved to St. Louis after graduating from the University of Kansas to attend graduate school at Lindenwood. Her 2 year plan to live in St. Louis turned in 12 when she met her husband. They were married on home plate at Busch Stadium in 2015 and are parents to two girls, Presley (4) and Piper (7 months), Haley stared her career as a Certified Athletic Trainer working at high schools all throughout St. Louis. After returning to nursing school she was a Trauma ICU nurse for 5 years before taking on her current role as the Injury Prevention and Outreach Coordinator at a Level 1 Trauma Center. Outside of work Haley blogs about local food and businesses as part of the Yelp Elite Squad, volunteers for Make-A-Wish MoKan, and loves strength training and self care. Haley considers herself a “wrangler of tiny females”. She loves raising a strong willed preschooler who both challenges and amazes her. Haley loves living in St. Louis and feels it has so much to offer to inspire children and foster creativity. You can follow her at @mamastrebs.
a medical kit to pack in an emergency disaster preparedness kit

National Preparedness Month: Is Your Family Ready?

September is National Preparedness Month which is a time to raise awareness for family disaster planning to ensure every household is ready in case of emergency. The two parts of disaster prepping are making...
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Diversifying Your Spending and Experiences in St. Louis

If you’ve read any of my recent blog posts, you’ll know I am a huge supporter of local St. Louis businesses! Not only do I make it a priority to shop locally, but I...

Eating through the STL Top 100 Restaurants – Date Night Edition!

If you read my blog post last month, then hopefully, you’re already working through the family-friendly version of the STL Top 100 Restaurants by Ian Froeb.   With summer comes a lot of family time...

Eating through the STL Top 100 Restaurants :: Family Friendly Edition!

Summer bucket list idea: Visit the STL Top 100 Restaurants with your family!   I feel very fortunate that St. Louis has so many fantastic restaurants. Each year I anxiously await Ian Froeb’s STL 100 restaurant...

Navigating Sibling Jealousy

How do you navigate sibling jealousy in your home?   My oldest daughter is like me in a lot of ways. She is passionate and outgoing with a very big personality. I really worried when we...
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First Birthday for My Last Baby

A sweet first birthday, a sentimental last “first” ...   Throughout my journey to motherhood, I have had my share of health challenges. When I had my first, I was just happy my body was able...
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The Ultimate Act of Love: National Donor Day

For most people, February 14th is spent celebrating Valentine’s Day with the ones they love. What a lot of people may not know is February 14th is also the day that some families celebrate...
a close up of a Christmas tree as a woman puts a gift, marked “donation” underneath it

The Spirit of Giving

For as long as I can remember, Christmas wasn’t just a time I associated with giving and receiving gifts but also a time spent giving back to my community. It never really felt like...

National Injury Prevention Day | November 18th

Hi, I’m Haley, and I’m an Injury Prevention professional. Didn’t even know this was a thing? It definitely is, and don’t worry, I didn’t know it was a thing until I became one two...

Living in the Lou: Maplewood

Don’t let the small size of Maplewood fool you - there’s a whole lot to do here!     Maplewood is a small community of only 1.5 square miles in mid-county St. Louis. It’s a part of...