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Kansas City's Summer Reading Programs

Kansas City's Summer Reading Programs

Books open new worlds to children. This summer encourage your child to cultivate a love of reading with these incentive programs from local libraries and businesses!
Best of May in Kansas City

Best of May in Kansas City

May in Kansas City! Strawberries are begging to be picked. Roller coasters are ready to ride! Shows are setting the stage for a summer of fun! And Festival season is in full swing. Our Top Picks for May are here!
KC International Passport

KC International Passport

Locals and visitors alike know Kansas City has become a top-rate metropolis with all the quality attractions it has to offer—places like Union Station, Crown Center, the 18th & Vine District, the Crossroads and the Power & Light District. But other areas wait to be explored and discovered as well: Kansas City’s International scene! Did you know our city has a smorgasbord of international culinary delights and cultural sites worth sampling and experiencing?
Favorite Festivals in Kansas City

Favorite Festivals in Kansas City

Spring and summer mean 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!
Shop Local KC

Shop Local KC

Here is a list of unique, local Kansas City places to shop.
Hidden Have-To’s...

Hidden Have-To’s...

I’m going to take you and all of Kansas City on a little joy ride. Here, we’ll discover some of the best jewels Kansas City has to offer! Some are new, some are old, but one thing’s for sure, they’re all worth the trip!
Best Picnic Spots in KC

Best Picnic Spots in KC

It’s the best time of year in Kansas City! The dreary winter is over, so let’s put down our phones and iPads, pack up a picnic lunch and head out to enjoy the fresh air with our families. Here are some great picnic locations, as well as fun attractions your family can visit.
Kansas City By the Numbers

Kansas City By the Numbers

Kansas City trivia.... by the numbers.
Dinner & a Show

Dinner & a Show

Enjoy dinner and a live show at one of Kansas City’s premier theaters.
Your One-of-a-Kind Kansas City Bucket List

Your One-of-a-Kind Kansas City Bucket List

50 Fun Ways to enjoy summer in Kansas City.
Editor's Letter

Editor's Letter

Tea Time in Kansas City

Tea Time in Kansas City

Little girls and girls at heart LOVE tea parties! Kansas City's tearooms all offer unique experiences for tea party lovers. Each tearoom has its own style, presenting an unforgettable experience for ladies of all generations.
Live Music in KC

Live Music in KC

Whether you are a visitor to Kansas City or call KC home, you’ll find so many places to take in live music.
What Makes It Great?

What Makes It Great?

Have you ever wondered what a museum’s curator thinks makes his workplace so phenomenal? Four local curators take time to answer just that!
Kansas City's Spring Festival Guide

Kansas City's Spring Festival Guide

It's the beginning of Festival Season! Discover the best Spring Festivals in the Kansas City area. From trendy boutique shopping to old fashioned county fairs, ethnic festivals with delicious delicacies and local barbecue festivals... there is something for everyone!
Strawberry Picking in Kansas City

Strawberry Picking in Kansas City

Strawberry picking season may come early this year! Enjoy a trip to one of these local patches.
Go See KC

Go See KC

Experience the Best of Kansas City on a discovery of the best places to visit to appreciate your love for local landmarks, history, arts, creativity, shopping, adventure, and fun!
Family Fun in the Crown Center District

Family Fun in the Crown Center District

Whether you're local to Kansas City looking for a great weekend staycation, or visiting from out of town, we teamed up with Expedia.com to bring you the best activities for family fun in the Crown Center District! Note that with the KC Streetcar, and short walking distances, you can enjoy many great attractions without a car.
What’s New in Kansas City

What’s New in Kansas City

Our local attractions just keep getting better. This spring and summer, we’re excited to announce the latest and greatest at Kansas City’s favorite sites.
Thank you Subscribers!

Thank you Subscribers!

KC Parent thanks our 50,000 eNewsletter subscribers. Our weekly newsletter is the #1 Resource for Family Fun in Kansas City delivered right to your inbox!
Kansas City's A- Z Rainy Day Fun Guide

Kansas City's A- Z Rainy Day Fun Guide

It's Raining, It's Pouring... you don't have to be snoring! Okay Kansas City, we all love our sunshine and nature, but let's face it Kansas City gets its fair share of rain. Planning for a little indoor fun is necessary for the savvy parent. Follow our guide from A to Z for great ideas to enjoy on a rainy day!
Hot Spots to Visit Animals in Kansas City

Hot Spots to Visit Animals in Kansas City

Take your child on an outing to one of these favorite attractions and enjoy a great read-along book to make your experience even more special.
Kansas City's Easter Fun Guide

Kansas City's Easter Fun Guide

Here comes Peter Cottontail.... it's time for our annual round up of Kansas City's Easter Egg Hunts, Shows, Parades, and Festivities!
Best of April in Kansas City

Best of April in Kansas City

April means Spring in Kansas City! It's time to enjoy Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, the Kansas City Zoo and other outdoor attractions. Also, treat the kids to wonderful family friendly productions, amazing exhibits, and family fun!
Kansas City’s Farmers Market Guide

Kansas City’s Farmers Market Guide

Kansas City is home to more than 30 farmers markets. They range from small markets selling exclusively organic produce to the City Market with more than 140 local vendors. You can purchase fruits, vegetables, plants, herbs, homemade soaps, baked goods and even live animals. If you are new to the world of the farmers market, this simple guide will get you started!
Spring Editor's Letter

Spring Editor's Letter

Secrets of the Second (and Third) Pregnancy

Secrets of the Second (and Third) Pregnancy

Any woman can tell you no matter how many times she’s been pregnant, pregnancies (and labor) can be so similar it’s almost scary, but they also can be as opposite as night and day.
Delivered--And Then…

Delivered--And Then…

Moms-to-be can be very focused on delivery. But what happens in the minutes after Baby is born? What to expect in the next few minutes and hours after delivering.
No-Sew Bow Ties

No-Sew Bow Ties

These little bow ties will look so dapper on your little guy. You even can make them in pink and attach the bows to a headband for a girl.
Surviving Your First Year as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Surviving Your First Year as a Stay-at-Home Mom

You’ve taken the plunge into the zany SAHM (stay-at-home mom) pool.
The Terrific Twos

The Terrific Twos

Here are some great tips on both avoiding and also getting through tantrums when they do happen.
The World of the Walker

The World of the Walker

One of the biggest worries parents have when Baby takes his first steps is how to keep him safe. “I had no idea that so many new worries would come when my son started walking.
Pregnant-zzzz: Getting the Sleep You Need When You’re Expecting

Pregnant-zzzz: Getting the Sleep You Need When You’re Expecting

Pregnant women are often told to “sleep now, while you can”—but sleeping during pregnancy is easier said than done. Just ask Emily Waggoner, who was surprised to find herself sleepless while pregnant with her daughter, Sarah, now 3.
Hand-Me-Downs: What to Keep (and What to Toss)

Hand-Me-Downs: What to Keep (and What to Toss)

Exactly what should you hand down to your second, third (and if you’re crazy enough, fourth and subsequent) children? And what should be bought new for each child? Here’s the breakdown.
Creating a Birth Plan

Creating a Birth Plan

Creating a birth plan is a great way to make sure the doctor, parents, extended family and medical staff are all on the same page.
April Editor's Letter

April Editor's Letter

Learning to Go Green in KC

Learning to Go Green in KC

Inspire your family to care for nature with a visit to one of these educational attractions where conservation is a way of life.
April By the Numbers

April By the Numbers

Fun facts and trivia about Kansas City for the month of April.
Kindergarten and Beyond

Kindergarten and Beyond

New Books Provide Fun and Education for the Classroom
Six Creative Easter Egg Hunts

Six Creative Easter Egg Hunts

These ideas are sure to make this year’s Easter egg hunt an event for the memory books!
Animal Confetti Globes

Animal Confetti Globes

DIY snow globes are popular around the holidays, but why not craft up a similar project for spring?
Don’t Compare

Don’t Compare

Parents often battle the urge to compare one child to another. Comparing is a natural reaction, considering we use comparisons to make decisions involving nearly every other aspect of our lives.
Favorite Farm-to-Table Dining in KC

Favorite Farm-to-Table Dining in KC

These area restaurants support local farmers and growers, serving up the tastiest, healthiest and best-for-the-environment meals you’ll find in Kansas City!
Get Into a Green Routine

Get Into a Green Routine

Here are some ways you can kick-start your family into a green routine this Earth Day.
Going screen-free

Going screen-free

Families find various ways to take breaks from the digital world.
Deviled Eggs, Three Ways

Deviled Eggs, Three Ways

Deviled eggs are a great source of protein and healthy fats for developing brains and bodies. Mixing them up with multiple flavors also keeps boredom at bay.
Speaking Cat

Speaking Cat

Boots is our cat, a tuxedo with a white dot on her right shoulder. We hadn’t intended to own a feline, but there are reams of advice on pets for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and virtually all of them support the idea.
Acne is Only Skin Deep

Acne is Only Skin Deep

Among all the things in the world a person can struggle with or complain about, mere vanity is one of my biggest indulgences.
Finding Balance is Bologna!

Finding Balance is Bologna!

Here are some great strategies that might just help you get a little bit closer to that balance you never thought could exist.
ABCs of Raising a Culturally Curious Child

ABCs of Raising a Culturally Curious Child

With thoughtful resourcefulness, teaching our kids to appreciate our world’s rich tapestry of cultures and customs can be as simple as A, B, C.
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