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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.
100 Ideas Under $10 to enjoy in Kansas City this Summer

100 Ideas Under $10 to enjoy in Kansas City this Summer

Every parent loves to find ways to stretch the family budget while making the most of summer break. We’re here to help!
Garfield: The Musical with Cattitude

Garfield: The Musical with Cattitude

Garfield's universal appeal paired with new songs and dances creates a fun-filled summer show for the entire family.
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.
Father's Day in Kansas City

Father's Day in Kansas City

Celebrate Dad at these great local attractions in Kansas City over Father's Day Weekend!
Vote in KC Parent Family Favorites

Vote in KC Parent Family Favorites

Vote for your favorite business in our KC Parent’s Family Faves Contest. Winning businesses will be featured in an upcoming issue of KC Parent Magazine.
KC Water Fun Guide

KC Water Fun Guide

Summer is the season for watersports. Fortunately, Kansas City has something for everyone! From free spraygrounds for young children, to daring water rides for teens and adults, to classes and programs, pools and waterparks and everything in between. Dive into fun this summer!
Kansas City's U-Pick Berry Patches and Fruit Orchards

Kansas City's U-Pick Berry Patches and Fruit Orchards

It's officially Blueberry Picking Season. Kansas City is home to many “u-pick farms” across the metro area. Make this a favorite summer tradition.
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!
Editor's Letter

Editor's Letter

June Festivals & Fairs in Kansas City

June Festivals & Fairs in Kansas City

These are our top picks for fairs and festivals in Kansas City this month.
Explore New Titles

Explore New Titles

Kick off summer reading with new titles
June by the Numbers

June by the Numbers

KC's June trivia and history.
Plastic Bottle Hanging Planter

Plastic Bottle Hanging Planter

Don’t throw away those plastic water and soda bottles. Instead, make a cute hanging planter! All it takes is bright paint, a few succulents or herbs, some yarn and a little help from an adult. In no time, your child will turn his trash into treasure!
Simple but terrific birthday parties

Simple but terrific birthday parties

How to celebrate your child in a meaningful and low-stress manner
Five Things You Didn’t Know About Allergies

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Allergies

Eyes itch and noses run—allergy season is here. Most people understand the benefits of taking allergy medication or receiving allergy shots, but many prefer to take a more natural approach. Here are five natural things you can incorporate into your life to find a little allergy symptom relief.
Hummus ma Lahma

Hummus ma Lahma

Hummus ma Lahma is a traditional Arabic dish that translates, quite simply, as hummus with meat. It was traditionally prepared using lamb that was preserved in rich spices to extend the shelf life of the animal. In modern times, we’ve made a shift and now use ground beef or lamb, but still season it with the traditional spices.
How to Mindfully Bust Out of a Hyperactive Lifestyle

How to Mindfully Bust Out of a Hyperactive Lifestyle

As the chief director of your family’s universe, you’re the pulse-point of the home. But if that means you’re struggling under the mantle of an unforgiving schedule, now is the time to reevaluate. Your health and the overall well-being of your family depend on it.
40 Ideas for Free Fun in Kansas City

40 Ideas for Free Fun in Kansas City

Kansas City offers fabulous fun for FREE all summer long!
How to Get Your Kids to Eat 10 Veggies a Day

How to Get Your Kids to Eat 10 Veggies a Day

What really keeps me committed to gulping veggies is that I have felt the difference in my body.

Pros and Cons of Sharing a Bedroom

Making a shared bedroom work for both kids and parents can involve some planning.
Savor Summer Nights

Savor Summer Nights

Some of the most memorable activities can take place after sunset—and with swarthy temps on the rise throughout the summer months, evening activities may be more preferred anyway. In no particular order, here are a dozen activities to delve into as a family to savor the summer nights
Five Cool Father’s Day Gifts

Five Cool Father’s Day Gifts

It seems like shopping for Father’s Day gets harder every year. Doesn’t it seem like he either has everything already or says there is nothing he wants? I sleuthed out five cool gifts that will make you and the kids stars this year. Check ‘em out!
Spoil Dad on His Special Day

Spoil Dad on His Special Day

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and that means it’s time to celebrate our dads and all they do for us day in and day out. Dads are our everyday heroes, so it’s natural to want to spoil them rotten with gifts that keep on giving. If you’re in need of some fresh ideas on what you can do for the dad in your life this year, keep reading.
10 Life Lessons Kids Learn in Youth Sports

10 Life Lessons Kids Learn in Youth Sports

So kids, here’s what we hope participating in sports will teach you.
Lemonade Stand Learning

Lemonade Stand Learning

When your kids ask you if they can have a lemonade stand today, do you give a tired sigh in anticipation of all the work required? Me, too. So when my kids suggested doing a lemonade stand in our yard recently, I first blamed public television for putting the idea in their heads. But I soon reluctantly agreed, and we were on our way to several whole days of fun and—don’t tell my kids this part—learning.
Tween ‘Tudes: What Are They Really Saying?

Tween ‘Tudes: What Are They Really Saying?

So how do you read between the very angst-filled lines and decipher what your tween means when she’s saying something completely different out loud? We’re here to help.
Caw

Caw

At that age, my dad could do everything, and I loved watching him produce wonder after wonder.
10 Skills to Know Before Age 10

10 Skills to Know Before Age 10

A 10-year-old should know how to treat other people respectfully, approach adults in public, have proper phone etiquette, know how to shake hands and express gratitude when someone gives him a gift or does something for him.
FIVE Favorite Ice Cream Shops in KC

FIVE Favorite Ice Cream Shops in KC

Whether you favor an old-fashioned ice cream parlor that scoops up classic homemade flavors or a newer, trendy shop dishing out gourmet goodies, Kansas City has your summer frozen treat cravings covered!
Free (and Cheap) Summer Movies in KC

Free (and Cheap) Summer Movies in KC

This summer, enjoy a Free (or Cheap) Movie at one of several area locations! We have your Guide to Free (and Cheap) Summer Movies in Kansas City!
KC's Memorial Day Weekend Planner

KC's Memorial Day Weekend Planner

Kick off summer fun with these great ideas for Memorial Day Weekend!
KC Summer Festival Guide

KC 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! This is our guide to Summer Festivals in the Kansas City area.
100 Things to Do with Your Kids in KC This Summer

100 Things to Do with Your Kids in KC This Summer

KC is cool all the time, but especially summertime! We have 100 ways to make the most of your summer.
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!
Editor's Letter

Editor's Letter

Pack a Picnic and Take a Day Trip

Pack a Picnic and Take a Day Trip

May is meant for picnics! These are a few of our favorite family outing day trips for enjoying early signs of spring and a picnic.
Favorite Kansas City Festivals in May

Favorite Kansas City Festivals in May

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! These are our favorite May Festivals in Kansas City.
Explore Outside

Explore Outside

Warm weather brings out books full of adventure.
How Well Do You Know Your Mother?

How Well Do You Know Your Mother?

Some metro moms got together and put their kids to the test with very fun results!
Farmers Market Cauliflower Fried “Rice”

Farmers Market Cauliflower Fried “Rice”

Enjoy an easy and nutrient-packed meal that comes together quickly and is full of fresh spring vegetables.
Teen Parent, Private Eye

Teen Parent, Private Eye

Teens by nature crave independence and privacy. As parents, how far should we go to respect their privacy while still ensuring they’re making sound decisions?
Traveling with Tots

Traveling with Tots

Try these top six tips to make it easier to travel with youngsters.
Parenting Quiz: Are You a #ParentPro?

Parenting Quiz: Are You a #ParentPro?

Spoiler alert: You totally are
Wrap It Up! Surviving the End of the School Year

Wrap It Up! Surviving the End of the School Year

May means school is wrapping up and activities are in full force. That can be overwhelming for your kids (and you!), so here are some tips for coping with this busy time.
Getting Fit (and Keeping Your Wits) in One Easy Step

Getting Fit (and Keeping Your Wits) in One Easy Step

When you get older and stay healthy, it comes with a treasury of perks: physical mobility, fewer medical bills, increased longevity and, overall, a better quality of life.
Mom to the Rescue

Mom to the Rescue

“I have to go out for a while and Bob will watch you.” Mom looked us over. “No fighting and go to bed early. I’ll be home soon.” Dad backed the car out of the driveway and they disappeared around the corner.
Migraines in Kids

Migraines in Kids

Migraines are bad for adults, but when our kids have to deal with them, that’s even worse. Headaches are not just an adult problem.
More organization, less stress

More organization, less stress

More than half of Americans dread spring cleaning more than taxes, according to a recent study by SpareFoot.com. Getting organized might be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be that bad.
Faux Flower Canvas

Faux Flower Canvas

Grab some inexpensive faux flowers to make your child’s artwork come to life!
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