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Recycled Fun

As we come uncluttered, inspiration dawns, and to the delight of our ingenious children (who mistake the meticulously organized cleaning piles for islands of misfit toys), old things destined for the trash bin take on new life.

The Serious Business of Play

Play is where connections are formed that will follow him into adulthood—connections that help him learn about his world, understand how things work, express himself and develop physical, mental and social skills.

Get Kids to Listen the FIRST Time

Getting your kids to listen the FIRST time is easier said than done. Whether you are parenting a 2-year-old with a temper tantrum or a sullen teenager, trying to get a child to listen to instructions can be difficult.

To Send or Not to Send

It’s that time of year when schools are busy reenrolling and youngsters are getting signed up for preschool or kindergarten. If you have a 5-year old, that kindergarten year is right around the corner…or is it?

10 Home Ec. Skills All Kids Should Know

As parents, we want to give our children all the skills they need to live a good life. We live in a time where home economics is becoming a lost art, and when we need to impart these skills now, more than ever we shouldn’t rely only on schools to do it.

The Art of the Apology

Often, an apology and submission is a step toward resolving such issues and restoring relationships. How can parents teach kids the Power of “I’m Sorry”?

Time to Tango with the Tooth Fairy?

The Tooth Fairy marks each tooth lost and adulthood’s growing footholds on our kids. It’s no wonder that through the ages we’ve found ways to mark this stage in our kids’ lives, which seems as fleeting as the Tooth Fairy herself.

Organizing Kids’ Treasures

They are little bits and pieces scattered around the house. What to do with all the wonderful treasures that are scattered everywhere around your home?

The Martial Arts Advantage

Studying martial arts is not just learning to kick and punch. Rather, studying martial arts teaches students discipline, self-control, focus, and develops physical and mental abilities.

Back-to-School Best: Equip Your Kid for Success

Nothing throws a wrench into the family routine as much as the end of summer vacation. KC Parent has the tools and strategies proactive parents need to set their kids on the road to their back-to-school best.
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KC Going Places features the best Kansas City Attractions, Day Trips, Playtime, Sports, Museums, Nature, Education, and more...over 500+ great destinations for the family on the go!

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