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Best of March in Kansas City

Best of March in Kansas City

March is a month full of family fun and celebrations with St. Patrick's Day, the welcoming of Spring and wonderful family friendly productions, amazing exhibits, and family fun!
St. Patrick's Day Fun in Kansas City

St. Patrick's Day Fun in Kansas City

Celebrate Kansas City's rich Irish Heritage at a local St. Patrick's Day Parade or special event!
Kansas City's Spring Break Guide

Kansas City's Spring Break Guide

It's time to plan for Spring Break and that means many terrific family fun outings, great classes for Kansas City Kids, and Special Spring Break Programs. This is our 2017 guide to Spring Break in KC:
40 Winter Ideas Under $5 in KC

40 Winter Ideas Under $5 in KC

Looking for KC family fun on the cheap? Check out these free and cheap Kansas City area ideas!
Disney on Ice Ticket Giveaway

Disney on Ice Ticket Giveaway

KC Parent is giving away FIVE Family 4-Packs to Disney On Ice: Follow Your Heart coming to the Sprint Center Mar. 29-Apr. 2!
Kansas City Kids' Valentine Fun Guide

Kansas City Kids' Valentine Fun Guide

We have your guide to Valentine's Day events in Kansas City for the whole family! From Father Daughter Dances to Valentine Tea Parties, craft classes and cooking, there is something for everyone!
25 Ways to Say “I Love You” Kansas City Style

25 Ways to Say “I Love You” Kansas City Style

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, surprise your loved ones with a bit of amore, Kansas City style! These are our favorite ideas for couples and families...
Best of February in Kansas City

Best of February in Kansas City

We love, love, love February in Kansas City... and not just because it marks a month of romantic ideas for couples and Valentine fun for kids... it is also a month of fabulous thought-provoking productions, amazing exhibits, and family fun!
February Editor's Letter

February Editor's Letter

10 Reasons We LOVE KC

10 Reasons We LOVE KC

Our city has caught the fever and these are just a few reasons we love KC!
February by the Numbers

February by the Numbers

Fun facts and Kansas City trivia for the month of February.
Folk Tales and Farmyards

Folk Tales and Farmyards

New titles offer lessons and laughter for kids of all ages.
Learning about Presidents in Kansas City

Learning about Presidents in Kansas City

Originally set aside as a day to honor Washington and Lincoln, Presidents Day is now a day to remember and honor all U.S. presidents. Celebrate the presidency locally with these outings:
At Home Date Night

At Home Date Night

In support of a strong and connected parental team, we’ve come up with a few romantic at-home date nights—ideas for reconnecting while the kids are away at Grandma’s or maybe just tucked into their own beds for the night.
Day Care vs. Preschool

Day Care vs. Preschool

If you have a 3- to 4-year-old, deciding to enroll her in a day care or preschool can be a difficult choice to make.
20 Ways for Moms to Recharge in 20 Minutes

20 Ways for Moms to Recharge in 20 Minutes

Here are 20 things you can do for yourself to revitalize in a short amount of time.
Executive Exposé

Executive Exposé

To celebrate Presidents Day, here are 45 fun and fascinating facts about our commanders-in-chief.
A Priceless Work of Art

A Priceless Work of Art

One of my favorite places in all of Kansas City is the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. As a preschooler in the ’80s I walked those gray marble halls to my first art class in the museum’s lower level and still, to this day, wonder whether that waxy security guard just might be real.
Helping Kids Navigate Tough Friendships

Helping Kids Navigate Tough Friendships

No parent wants to see her child suffer. We aim to protect, nurture and shelter our children from pain. It’s why we rush to retrieve Neosporin and Band-Aids at the first sight of a small cut or scrape and run to the rescue at the sight of a more serious injury. But a hurting heart? No tool in the medicine cabinet is able to cure that.
Feb: Fluoride Facts

Feb: Fluoride Facts

Dental health is crucial, and most of us have heard from a young age about the importance of brushing and flossing.
Unplug: How Unstructured Time Fosters Better Connection

Unplug: How Unstructured Time Fosters Better Connection

Whether you want to become a stronger, more intuitive communicator or you’re trying to raise one, free time spent unplugged can make a big difference.
Numbers, and Shapes and Signs—Oh My!

Numbers, and Shapes and Signs—Oh My!

If you have a child in school, you likely have encountered fights and moments of frustration over homework, specifically math homework.
Taming the Sugar Monster

Taming the Sugar Monster

What I don’t love about Valentine’s Day is how sugar has taken over another holiday. According to the American Heart Association, the average American child now consumes 20 teaspoons of added sugar every day.
Timely Parenting Research:

Timely Parenting Research:

What does the latest research say about the potential harm of parents’ online sharing, the concerns about prepackaged, processed meals and the benefits of outdoor family time?
Save Up, Go Electric!

Save Up, Go Electric!

Mayo Clinic’s online resource “Adult Health” offers some insight. In that column’s “Is an Electric Toothbrush Better Than a Manual Toothbrush?” Dr. Thomas Salinas, DDS, of their medical education department, notes there is nothing inherently wrong with a manual toothbrush, but an electric version can be a great alternative.
Up Early on Saturday Morning

Up Early on Saturday Morning

It happens so slowly, we’re not aware of it as it occurs. We bring home our little bundles of joy from the hospital and they become the center of our lives.
How to Teach Children a Good Work Ethic

How to Teach Children a Good Work Ethic

Want to be sure your child will develop a good work ethic and the ability to tough it out when things get difficult? Here are some great tips on how to lead her into becoming a responsible, self-sufficient adult.
You Might Be an Okay Mom…

You Might Be an Okay Mom…

No one is perfect, and mediocrity is bound to work its way into your parenting. But don’t sweat it; every mom has been there.
All things Oz in Kansas City

All things Oz in Kansas City

The Wizard of Oz is Kansas' iconic story, oft-associated with the Sunflower State, this family classic is celebrated at local attractions! You can celebrate this masterpiece with some local fun!
Thank you Fans

Thank you Fans

KC Parent is excited to announce that we reached several digital milestones and we want to thank our fans.
Winter Editor's Letter

Winter Editor's Letter

KC Baby & Maternity…the First 15 Years

KC Baby & Maternity…the First 15 Years

To kick off our celebration, we’re taking a walk down memory lane, looking back at past issues.
What’s App-ening?

What’s App-ening?

Apps are an extremely useful tool for everyday life, as well as for first-time parents. Check out what you might be missing!
Eating Healthy When You Are Expecting

Eating Healthy When You Are Expecting

Eating well when you are expecting doesn’t have to be overcomplicated.
Creating a More Comfortable Pregnancy–Naturally!

Creating a More Comfortable Pregnancy–Naturally!

Many moms have discovered they enjoy pregnancy more, are more comfortable as their baby grows and feel like they are better supported emotionally when they use 100 percent pure essential oils.
Great New Books for Young Readers

Great New Books for Young Readers

Looking for some story time inspiration? Check out these new releases sure to please even the pickiest little reader in your home!
Going the Distance:

Going the Distance:

Your doctor warned you these last few weeks of pregnancy would be the toughest. And she was right.
7 Pregnancy Myths Busted

7 Pregnancy Myths Busted

We are here to debunk those myths and let you know the facts—the “do’s and don’ts” of pregnancy.
Homemade Diaper Cream

Homemade Diaper Cream

This homemade diaper cream is so luxurious and doesn’t contain any harmful chemicals.
Making the Most of Your Maternity Leave

Making the Most of Your Maternity Leave

Many moms will tell you they think working a full-time job is easier than being a full-time stay-at-home mom.
Got a climber on your hands?

Got a climber on your hands?

Just like rolling over, crawling and walking, climbing is a rite of passage for young children, and like it or not, eventually all children will find their love for climbing on all sorts of objects. Our job as parents is to keep our child as safe as possible while she is spreading her wings, climbing and giving us heart attacks at the same time!
The Best Day in KC

The Best Day in KC

When the winter doldrums set in, our daily guide to Family Fun in Kansas City will help keep the “I’m bored!” at bay.
Best of January in KC

Best of January in KC

January in Kansas City is the time for sledding, snow skiing, ice skating, and wonderful indoor family outings. These are our Top Picks for January in Kansas City!
January Editor's Letter

January Editor's Letter

Winter Fun in KC from A-Z

Winter Fun in KC from A-Z

Winter doesn't have to be boring! Have fun with the kids in KC with our ideas from A to Z:
$500 New Year's Giveaway

$500 New Year's Giveaway

Kansas City Parent Magazine is celebrating the New Year by giving away $500 in American Express Gift Cards!
Kansas City's New Year's Eve Guide for Families

Kansas City's New Year's Eve Guide for Families

Bid farewell to 2016 and Ring in 2017! Celebrate the New Year with fun for the entire family... you'll find family-friendly parties across the metro as our favorite venues roll out the red carpet for YOU!
Summer Fun in the Winter in Kansas City

Summer Fun in the Winter in Kansas City

If you long for swimming, baseball, ice cream, playing outside.... have no fear! The fun of summer can be here all winter long.
Party Awesome!

Party Awesome!

Pinterest-inspired birthday themes have both excited and overwhelmed the best of parents since the site’s inception, but nothing can trump the simple gestures of quality time and kindness to make a child know he’s adored on his birthday. Here are some simple ways to celebrate the birthday boy or girl in your life.
Everything Is New

Everything Is New

The new year brings tales of new beginnings and adventure.
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