Vote for KC Family Favorites 2013

We asked our readers to nominate their favorites, we narrowed them down to these finalists, and now we need you to vote. Vote for your favorite business in our KC Parent’s Family Faves Contest thru Nov. 15.  Winning businesses will be featured in an upcoming issue of KC Parent Magazine.

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Medical Categories:

Favorite OB/GYN practice:

 Associated Women’s Care Physicians
 KC Women's Clinic
 Northland Obstetrics & Gynecology
 Northland Women’s Health Care
Rockhill Women's Care
 Women’s Care
Women's Clinic of Johnson County
Women's Health Associates
Not Applicable

Favorite Pediatrician Practice:


 Johnson County Pediatrics
 Leawood Pediatrics
 Pediatric Associates of Olathe
 Pediatric Care Specialists
 Pediatric Professional Association
Premier Pediatrics
Not Applicable


 Child Care Limited
 Cockerell & McIntosh Pediatrics
 Cradle thru College Care
Lee's Summit Physicians Group
 Pediatric Care North
Priority Care Pediatrics
Not Applicable

Favorite Family Practice:

 Clay Platte Family Medicine Clinic 
 College Park Family Care
 Compassionate Family Care
 Leawood Family Care
Lee’s Summit Family Care
 Midwest Family Care
Northland Family Care
Not Applicable

Favorite Dental Practice:


 Capstone Dentistry
 Fales Pediatric Dentistry
 Glenn Hemberger Dentistry
 Iron Horse Dental
 Jenkins & LeBlanc
Pediatric Dental Specialists
 Schutte & McKnight Dentistry
 Smiles Dentistry for Kids
Not Applicable


 Duensing Family Dentistry
 Feldhaus Pediatric Dentistry
 Michael P. Berry Dentistry
Pediatric Dental Specialists
 Shoal Creek Pediatric Dentistry
Not Applicable

Favorite Orthodontist:


 Bulleigh Orthodontics
 Fry Orthodontics
 Hannah Orthodontics
 Hechler Orthodontics
 Oltjen Orthodontics
Prairie Pointe Orthodontics
Not Applicable


 Braces by Dr. Hansen
 Burleson Orthodontics
 Christensen Orthodontics
Dykhouse Orthodontics
 Kurt Kavanaugh Orthodontics
Not Applicable

Favorite Vision Care:

 Blue Springs Optical
 Custom Eyes
 Discover Vision Center
 Eyecare Associates of Lee's Summit
Hunter Family Vision
 Insight Vision Center
Northland Eye Associates
Pediatric Eye Care
Not Applicable

Favorite Allergy Care:

 Allergy and Asthma Care
 Allergy and Asthma Specialists of KC
 College Park Family Care
 KC Allergy and Asthma
Not Applicable

Favorite Place to Have a Baby:


 Kansas University Medical Center
 Menorah Medical Center
 Olathe Medical Center
 Overland Park Regional Medical Center
 Shawnee Mission Medical Center
St. Luke’s South Hospital
Not Applicable


 Centerpoint Medical Center
 Liberty Hospital
 North Kansas City Hospital
St. Luke’s East Hospital
 St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
St. Luke’s North Hospital
Not Applicable

Favorite ER / Urgent Care:

 After Hours Peds
 Children’s Mercy
 Emergent Care, Lees Summit
 Shawnee Mission Medical Urgent Care
The Urgency Room
Not Applicable

Favorite Medical Staff:

 Bulleigh Orthodontics
 Children’s Mercy
 Fales Dentistry
 Leawood Pediatrics
Pediatric Care North
Smiles Dentistry
Not Applicable

Kansas City Area Attractions:

Favorite Animal Attractions:

 Cedar Cove
 Deanna Rose Farmstead
KC Zoo
 Sea Life Aquarium
Not Applicable

Favorite Garden and/or Nature Center:

 Burr Oaks Nature Center
 Ernie Miller Nature Center
 Kemper Outdoor Education Center
Overland Park Arboretum
 Powell Gardens
Not Applicable

Favorite Museum:

 Kansas City Museum
 Johnson County Museum
National World War I Museum
 Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
 Science City
Toy & Miniature Museum
 Wonderscope Children’s Museum
Not Applicable

Favorite Festivals & Fairs:

 American Royal
 Celebration at the Station
Jiggle Jam
 Longview Kite Festival
 MO State Fair
 Old Settlers Days
 Plaza Art Fair
 Sprint Family Fun Days
Not Applicable

Favorite FREE Attraction:

 Crown Center
Johnson County Museum
 The Money Museum at the Federal Reserve
 Nelson-Atkins Museum
Not Applicable

Best Kept Secret:


 Black Hoof Park in Lenexa
 Cedar Cove Feline Sanctuary
 Dream Dinners
 KU Natural History Museum
 Overland Park Farmers Market
Powell Observatory
 Theatre in the Park
 Wild West Days at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm
Not Applicable


 Belton, Grandview, KC Railroad
 Kids Series at The Folly
 Royals Hall of Fame Museum
Puppetry Arts Institute
 Powell Gardens Festival of Butterflies
Shatto Dairy Farm
Union Station Model Train Exhibit
Not Applicable

Favorite Parents' Night Out:

 Chateau Avalon Hotel
 Country Club Plaza
 New Dinner Theatre
 Performing Arts Series at JCCC
 Starlight Theatre Shows
Not Applicable

Favorite Place for Kids to Run Off Energy:

 Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead
 Gymboree Play Center
 Kansas City Zoo
 Monkey Bizness
 Penguin Park
Not Applicable

Favorite Outdoor Family Destination:

 Cool Crest
 KC Zoo
 Loose Park
 Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun
Not Applicable

Favorite Indoor Family Destination:

 Crown Center
 Great Wolf Lodge
 Legoland Discovery Center
 Paradise Park
 Power Play
Not Applicable

Favorite Place to have a Birthday Party:

 Cool Crest
 Faulkner’s Ranch
 Legoland Discovery Center
 Paint, Glaze, & Fire
 Paradise Park
 Sea Life Aquarium
Not Applicable

Programs & Classes:

Favorite Martial Arts:

 Fastkick Martial Arts
 Ko’s Black Belt
 Pruter’s Martial Arts
Tiger Rock
Not Applicable

Favorite Dance:

 The Culture House
 Ibsen Dance
 Jody Phillips
 KC Ballet School
Leigh’s School of Dance
Miller Marley
Not Applicable

Favorite Gymnastics:

 Diamond Gymnastics
 Eagle’s Gymnastics
 Elite Gymnastics
 Emerald City
McCracken's Gymnastics
Mercury Gymnastics
Pinnacle Gymnastics
Not Applicable

Favorite Drama/Theater:

 Christian Youth Theatre
 The Coterie
 The Culture House
 Greenleaf Music & Arts
KC Young Audiences
Theatre for Young America
Trilogy Cultural Arts Center
Not Applicable

Favorite Music Instruction:

 The Culture House
 InJoy Music with Amy
 Funky Munky Music
Meyer Music
Music House
Not Applicable