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9 Ideas for Grandparent's Day in Kansas City

9 Ideas for Grandparent's Day in Kansas City

Grandparent's Day (the second Sunday of September annually) falls on Sept. 7 this year! We are excited to honor grandparents with memory-making outings, homemade gifts, and treasured time celebrating them!

Kansas City's Fall Festivals

Kansas City's Fall Festivals

Autumn means Fall Festivals in Kansas City! From apples to pumpkins, crafts to carnivals, ethnic festivals, and much much more... celebrate everything autumn at a local fair!

50 Fun Ideas Under $5 for Fall KC Fun

50 Fun Ideas Under $5 for Fall KC Fun

Looking for KC family fun on the cheap? Celebrate the season with these free and cheap Kansas City area ideas!

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Best of September in Kansas City: 2014

Best of September in Kansas City: 2014

Celebrate autumn with apples, pumpkins, the American Royal and Fall Festivals for the entire Family. Discover our Top Picks for Family Fun in September as Kansas City welcomes apples, train rides, Sprint Family Fun Days and more!

Kansas City's Apple Picking Guide

Kansas City's Apple Picking Guide

It's apple picking season! Each of the u-pick Apple Farms on our list is a locally owned family operation designed to provide the best in healthy produce and a great family outing. So, grab the camera and the cooler and take the kids on a trip they won’t forget!

Great Hispanic Restaurants in KC

Great Hispanic Restaurants in KC

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 by celebrating the histories, achievements and cultures of Americans with origins from Spain, Mexico the Caribbean and Central and South America. This year, celebrate with a delicious meal at one of these five authentic restaurants:

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Best Caramel Apples in Kansas City

Best Caramel Apples in Kansas City

It's an autumn tradition as classic as watching It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, and we've rounded up the best of the best hand-dipped, gourmet, coated, candied apples in Kansas City!

Water Fun with Little Ones

Water Fun with Little Ones

“Mommy, look what I can do!!!!” Sam yelled with excitement from the kiddie pool. His eyelashes dripped little droplets of pool water down onto his face. As he looked up I could see the whites of his eyes were already getting pink from the chlorine, but he didn’t seem the least bit phased. A deep breath in and my moppy-headed four year old thrust his head back under the water, eyes open (“Because it’s more fun, Mom!”), blowing bubbles and paddling with all his might.

5 Favorite Kansas City Ice Cream Shops

5 Favorite Kansas City Ice Cream Shops

July, fittingly, is National Ice Cream Month, so we decided to celebrate with a roundup of five fabulous local ice cream shops.

My Child, Good Ol' What's His Name?

My Child, Good Ol' What's His Name?

Growing up, I was called a lot of names... but it’s not what you may think. I wasn’t picked on or called anything derogatory. I just wasn’t always called my own name by- gulp- my own mom. A lot of times, she would run down the list of my siblings’ names before she finally got to my own name (all with the intention of calling for me). And when you are one of four kids, that takes a while.

Kansas City's U-Pick Farm Guide

Kansas City's U-Pick Farm Guide

In Kansas City, we enjoy many “u-pick farms” across the metro area. Please note, some farms from previous years are no longer in business or no longer offer u-pick. This list will get you started!

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Weekend Adventures along I-70… Just an Hour Away!

Weekend Adventures along I-70… Just an Hour Away!

Looking for something new to discover with the family this autumn? Take a trip along I-70, the interstate coursing across Missouri and Kansas, where you’ll find great family destinations for a day or a weekend in just about an hour of driving.

Dealing with Disappointment:

Dealing with Disappointment:

Children’s lives are chock-full of disappointments, large and small. Your toddler’s long-lashed eyes are brimming with tears, her hopes of playing at the park dashed by the swirling snowstorm outside.

Time Flies:

Time Flies:

William Penn famously said, “Time is what we want most but what we use worst.” Every time I run across this quote, I find myself nodding like a bobble head.

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