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Review: Newsies

Review: Newsies

Disney's Broadway musical Newsies hits the stage this summer in Kansas City through a collaboration between The Coterie and White Theatre at The J. This first-time partnership produced a spectacular, charming, and crowd-pleasing production that brought the audience to their feet from the very start of the cast bows.
The View from the Top of Kansas City's City Hall

The View from the Top of Kansas City's City Hall

Take your kids on a FREE and unforgettable adventure giving them beautiful bird's eye views of the city from the top of City Hall.
KC's 4th of July Guide

KC's 4th of July Guide

Fireworks, parades, festivals, picnics and music! Kansas City celebrates Independence Day with a bang! Read carefully... our guide includes both events with and without fireworks.
Best of July in Kansas City

Best of July in Kansas City

July - the heart of summer. Festivals, fireworks, great shows, fresh fruit, long days at the pool, and more. Our top picks for July in Kansas City are here.
July Editor's Letter

July Editor's Letter

July Trivia - KC Style

July Trivia - KC Style

KC themed trivia for the month of July.
Cool Summer Nights in KC

Cool Summer Nights in KC

Family fun doesn’t have to end at dinnertime. These are a few of our favorite ways to enjoy a cool summer night!
Summer Campfire Stories

Summer Campfire Stories

Stories about ghosts, werewolves and adventures hit the shelves this summer.
Family Fun at Big Cedar

Family Fun at Big Cedar

Located in the Ozark Mountains of Missouri, overlooking Table Rock Lake, Big Cedar Lodge is the perfect place to make lasting memories with your family. This remote haven of natural beauty is just a short drive away and offers countless adventures, delicious dining options and inviting accommodations.
Parenting by the Numbers

Parenting by the Numbers

Here I present to you some parenting word problems, and I’m curious to see your answers. No cheating off the parent next to you! Come up with your own solutions, please.
It’s Blueberry Month in Kansas City

It’s Blueberry Month in Kansas City

Celebrate National Blueberry Month with a trip to a local berry patch to pick blueberries fresh from the bush. Or enjoy delectable blueberry treats at local restaurants!
I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream!

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream!

Nothing satisfies better than an ice cream cone after a long, hot day. Cool off this summer with these sweet treats from our favorite ice cream shops in Kansas City!
Experience an Adventure in Kansas City This Summer

Experience an Adventure in Kansas City This Summer

Have you ever wanted to experience an unforgettable adventure? This summer, experience a thrill soaring to new heights, plunging to new depths and traveling at incredible speeds. Next time you start to say, “I always wanted to try…” go ahead and try it! Then enjoy reliving the memories only an adventure can provide.
Sidewalk Chalk Popsicles

Sidewalk Chalk Popsicles

These sidewalk chalk Popsicles are great because kids can help with the process of making them and then will love playing with the chalk as it melts in the hot sun. This is such a fun twist on sidewalk chalk for those long summer days!
Summer Calls for S’mores for Dinner!

Summer Calls for S’mores for Dinner!

Whatever your idea of camping, those hours outdoors make your family time more adventurous and delicious. Whether in your own backyard, in a boat, in an RV or a tent in the woods, building a fire and being together is the best way to unplug.
Navigating the Popularity Trap

Navigating the Popularity Trap

Is your tween or teen in the popular crowd at school? As a parent, do you consider being popular an important goal for your child?
Setting goals as a SAHM

Setting goals as a SAHM

Goal setting can be a wonderful thing to help you fight for your own identity in the midst of parenthood in general, but especially being a SAHM.
Sizzling Summertime Fruits

Sizzling Summertime Fruits

Have your kids stock up on these nutritious and hydrating fruits all summer long.
Tips to Support a Spirited Child

Tips to Support a Spirited Child

Mindful parenting techniques can help a child who is emotionally intense by nature learn boundaries without repressing her feisty personality.
Dangers of Vaping

Dangers of Vaping

Just as cigarette smoking drops to its lowest level in years, e-cigarette use, a.k.a. “vaping,” is exploding among middle and high school students. Teens may blow off the trend as harmless, but experts think otherwise.
Sheet Lightning

Sheet Lightning

Two things struck me about the air conditioning of my youth: expensive and rare.
Wild, wet and lots of fun!

Wild, wet and lots of fun!

Keep cool plenty of creative ways without going to the pool.
10 Easy Ways to Cut Kids’ Screen Time

10 Easy Ways to Cut Kids’ Screen Time

With these easy tips, even reluctant kids may not notice they are cutting down the time they spend with technology.
10 Playdates for Moms

10 Playdates for Moms

Looking for some inspiration to get you going? We’ve got you covered. Here are 10 playdates for moms.
Visiting UMKC's Geosciences Museum

Visiting UMKC's Geosciences Museum

Discover Kansas City's free museum with a focus on geology. See real dinosaur fossils, touch rocks and minerals, and learn about our local history on a scientific field-trip.
Summer Editor's Letter

Summer Editor's Letter

Baby’s First Summer, Kansas City Style

Baby’s First Summer, Kansas City Style

Make your baby’s first summer extra sweet with fun-filled memories of enjoying the best summer has to offer.
I’m Pregnant!

I’m Pregnant!

If you’re anything like most mothers, a million things run through your mind when you find out you’re pregnant. We put together a simple list of the first steps after the big news.
Hope for the Waiting Game: One mom’s story of PPROM

Hope for the Waiting Game: One mom’s story of PPROM

When I was 17 weeks pregnant with my fifth baby, my water broke.
Everything You Need to Know About Preeclampsia

Everything You Need to Know About Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia typically occurs any time after 20 weeks gestation and, more rarely, can develop up to six weeks postpartum. Women with preeclampsia generally experience high blood pressure and protein in the urine.
Budgeting After Baby

Budgeting After Baby

Babies cost a lot of money! Diapers, formula, clothes and baby gear can take a huge chunk out of your monthly budget.
Pregnancy Cravings

Pregnancy Cravings

Nearly 90 percent of women experience cravings during pregnancy.
Edible Finger Paints

Edible Finger Paints

The idea of getting finger paints out with a baby might seem scary or daunting, especially if your little one loves to put everything in his or her mouth. These edible finger paints only require two ingredients, and worrying whether Baby decides to eat some isn’t necessary. This is a great sensory activity for babies and toddlers!
Preparing Kids for Another Sibling

Preparing Kids for Another Sibling

No matter what is going on around you though, a few tips and tricks can make the introduction as painless and fun as possible!
The New Parent’s Guide to Picking a Pediatrician

The New Parent’s Guide to Picking a Pediatrician

Your baby will be seen by the pediatrician in the hospital shortly after birth, so it’s important to have one in place prior to delivery.
Kansas City's U-Pick Farms

Kansas City's U-Pick Farms

In Kansas City, we enjoy many “u-pick farms” across the metro area where you may pick blueberries, strawberries, apples, peaches, fresh vegetables and more. Summer is the season for delicious u-pick produce!
What to Buy (and what NOT to buy) for Kids at a Thrift Store

What to Buy (and what NOT to buy) for Kids at a Thrift Store

Your local Goodwill store is a great spot to find items for kids of all ages. When thrift store shopping, here are a few tips:
Review: Goosebumps

Review: Goosebumps

It's officially summer and that means it's officially time for a light-hearted, fun-filled.... and this year.. slightly spooky show courtesy of The Coterie Theatre! If you loved telling stories around the campfire, or huddling under sheets spinning spooky yarns with flashlights at summer camp, you'll love this summer's production, "Goosebumps: Phantom of the Auditorium The Musical."
Maker Faire Has Something for Everyone

Maker Faire Has Something for Everyone

From food-lovers to engineers, ceramicists to scientists, gamers to teachers, Maker Faire Kansas City is sure to entice everyone. This family-friendly festival of innovation, creativity, and play welcomes Makers who pursue their innovative ideas and work to bring them to life.
Kansas City's Summer Fun Guide

Kansas City's Summer Fun Guide

Summer in Kansas City is overflowing with fun! KC Parent has prepared all the information you need to plan the best summer ever... right at your fingertips:
Best of June in Kansas City

Best of June in Kansas City

Kick off summer fun at Kansas City's attractions... with fabulous gardens, live concerts, great shows, living history, and more - there is something for everyone!
KC Parent Family Favorites 2018

KC Parent Family Favorites 2018

After tabulating hundreds of votes, we are pleased to announce the businesses which have been chosen as a KC Parent Family Favorite 2018! There are multiple winners in each category.
Kansas City's Summer Festival Guide

Kansas City's Summer Festival Guide

It's Festival Season in Kansas City! From trendy boutique shopping to old fashioned county fairs, ethnic festivals with delicious delicacies and local barbecue festivals... there is something for everyone!
Incredible Giveaway

Incredible Giveaway

Enter to win tickets to OPENING DAY of Incredibles 2 and vote for your favorite businesses in KC Parent's Family Faves Contest.
100 Free (and Cheap) Summer Fun Ideas in KC

100 Free (and Cheap) Summer Fun Ideas in KC

Every parent loves to find ways to stretch the family budget while making the most of summer break. KC Parent is here to help!
June Editor's Letter

June Editor's Letter

What’s Your June in KC IQ?

What’s Your June in KC IQ?

Four Ideas to Celebrate Father’s Day in Kansas City

Four Ideas to Celebrate Father’s Day in Kansas City

Celebrate Dad with family fun making great memories.
News You Can Use

News You Can Use

What does the latest research say about sugar consumption during pregnancy, good neighbors and parental controls? Here’s what we found:
Sitting with Dad

Sitting with Dad

“Bill, I have to go somewhere for a couple of hours. Can you stay with Dad for a bit?”
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