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The Jungle Book at Blue Springs City Theatre

The Jungle Book at Blue Springs City Theatre

To celebrate 120 years of the tales of Mowgli that you most likely grew up with, why not come see Blue Springs City Theatre's production of The Jungle Book?

Babies, Bunnies and More

Babies, Bunnies and More

Spring Brings Stories with Imagination and Charm to Bookstores

Celebrate Seuss in Kansas City

Celebrate Seuss in Kansas City

Celebrate all things Seuss with our round up of Kansas City area festivities and fun! And, host your own sensational Seuss celebration at home!

Hugs All Around

Hugs All Around

Authors Write of Love, Friendship and Family in New Books

Real Mom Reviews

Real Mom Reviews

Product reviews for moms.

Who Are You?

Who Are You?

New Books Teach Kids to Be Themselves

Review: The Wiz at The Coterie

Review: The Wiz at The Coterie

This week, I took my girls to a showing of The Wiz, an abbreviated version of the 1975 Broadway musical offering a :multi-cultural view of Oz with a soulful twist." The Wiz turned film in the 1978 movie starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson and it featured many popular songs, the most famous being Ease on Down the Road.

Review: A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas

Review: A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas

Would you like to go back to a simpler time, just for a little while? A time where people communicated face-to-face, with no cell phones or screens in the way? (But wait--don’t turn off your device yet; my blog isn’t finished!) If you would like to enjoy some wholesome, quality, electronic-free entertainment, come see A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas at Blue Springs City Theatre!

Review: Frozen in 3D at Standees

Review: Frozen in 3D at Standees

This year, Disney's Frozen is the star of the season and we were able to enjoy a showing on Opening Night at Standee's in Prairie Village. This was the first family-friendly film shown at Standees, one of the metro's newest theaters just now breaking into the family market.

Peace, Love and Holiday Wishes

Peace, Love and Holiday Wishes

Authors explore the gift of kindness with new titles.

Apps to Ease the Holiday Season

Apps to Ease the Holiday Season

Although the holidays are a wonderful time of year, they also can be stressful and overwhelming for busy moms and their families. In fact, the American Psychological Association (APA) found that nearly half of all women in the United States experience heightened stress during the holidays. Fortunately, many mobile apps are available to help you keep the stress at bay.

Celebrating Dickens at Mid-Continent Public Libraries

Celebrating Dickens at Mid-Continent Public Libraries

This week, Gerald Dickens, the great-great-grandson of Charles, presented a one-man show portraying the many characters in the beloved tale for a stage production of A Christmas Carol. I took my older girls to see the show at John Knox Village last night and we, along with hundreds in the audience, were absolutely captivated.

Review: Holy-Field Winery Murder Mystery Dinner

Review: Holy-Field Winery Murder Mystery Dinner

For the past fourteen years, Holy-Field Winery has been hosting mystery dinner theater shows from Upstage Productions. Actor, playwright, and improv comedian Kevin O'Brien puts on some of the funniest live mystery performances we have ever enjoyed.

Family, Friendship and Apple Pie

Family, Friendship and Apple Pie

Review: Grace Unplugged

Review: Grace Unplugged

Grace Unplugged (rated PG) is the story about Grace Trey (AJ Michalka), an 18-year-old girl who edges away from her parents and her Christianity and decides to perfect her passion--singing.

10 Great Toddler Books for Fall

10 Great Toddler Books for Fall

My favorite season deserves to be celebrated with food, fun, and of course, books! I think I currently have close to 100 books checked out from our library between what I'm reading and what the kids are enjoying. Sean has his own stack checked out on his card. Since books are such an important part of our family, we thought we would share with you: 10 Great Toddler Books for Fall!

Real Mom Reviews

Real Mom Reviews

Products for baby and mommy!

Mysteries and Make Believe

Mysteries and Make Believe

New Books Offer Something for Everyone This Halloween.

Review: Murder at the Royal

Review: Murder at the Royal

If you're looking for a novel idea for your next Moms' Night Out, Date Night, or celebration with your teens... the Mystery Train of Kansas City may just be the ticket.

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