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Best of April in Kansas City: 2014

Best of April in Kansas City: 2014

April Showers bring May flowers... we hope! This April enjoy the grand opening of favorite attractions and exhibits, delightful shows, and spring festivals!

Trees, Trees, Terrific Trees

Trees, Trees, Terrific Trees

Arbor Day, celebrated this year on April 25, originated in Nebraska City, NE, on April 10, 1872, when J. Sterling Morton encouraged Nebraskans to plant trees and celebrate an awareness of their contribution to the environment. This April, you can enjoy these tree adventures…

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Make a Splash

Make a Splash

One of Kansas City’s newest water parks, The Bay, offers a lazy river, waves, slides, 6-lane pool and many more great attractions your kids are sure to love, all at affordable rates.

Family Favorites

Family Favorites

Little ones love the “KidScape” exhibit at the Johnson County Museum, a hands-on child-sized suburban streetscape, where children role play as community figures in educational environments.

Down on the Farm

Down on the Farm

For a taste of country life, visit Osborn, MO, just a little more than an hour away, for a tour of the Shatto Dairy Farm. A tour includes the bottling room, a milk tasting center with samples of many flavors of milk and watching the cows being milked by machine right before your eyes. Children love visiting the calves and may even get the chance to brush and bottle feed them.

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Reuse It, Repurpose It & Restore It, Kansas City

Reuse It, Repurpose It & Restore It, Kansas City

One of the simplest and most fun ways to “go green” is to develop a habit of repurposing, restoring and reusing. These local places make it easier than ever before to reuse it, repurpose it and restore it!

Ways for Moms to Have More Energy

Ways for Moms to Have More Energy

After the elation of your baby’s debut, you quickly realize that parenting is a thrilling, exhausting, 24/7 job with no sick days, no weekends off and “bonus pay” in the form of hugs and kisses (that do make all the hard work worth it).

Eating Local in KC

Eating Local 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! Visit www.KCFoodCircle.org for more restaurants.

Trees, Trees, Terrific Trees

Trees, Trees, Terrific Trees

Arbor Day, celebrated this year on April 25, originated in Nebraska City, NE, on April 10, 1872, when J. Sterling Morton encouraged Nebraskans to plant trees and celebrate an awareness of their contribution to the environment. This April, you can enjoy these tree adventures…

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Spring into Family Fun

Spring into Family Fun

After a winter that far overstayed it’s welcome, April has been a welcome month on the calendar. Birds are chirping, tulips are in their full glory, and- cue the angel music- Deanna Rose is open again for the new year! As a mom of little ones, this is perhaps the greatest news of all!

Georgetown Pharmacy's Old Time Soda Fountain & Espresso Shop

Georgetown Pharmacy's Old Time Soda Fountain & Espresso Shop

This soda fountain is very charming and a nice addition to the Merriam community; it is so special what they have tried to create for local customers.

Smile Pretty (and, for free!)

Smile Pretty (and, for free!)

KC Parent is giving away a set of braces from Bulleigh Orthodontics. You read that correctly. One free set of braces. Now you can get your child’s (or even yours-my Dad had braces at 40) teeth straightened and still take that vacation. It’s a win-win!

8 Reasons We Love Spring in Kansas City

8 Reasons We Love Spring in Kansas City

It's Spring Kansas City! Flowers are blooming (my sympathy to allergy sufferers), birds are chirping, and grass is green! We have been enjoying great parks and family fun in the great outdoors again... so why do I love Spring in Kansas City?

The First Getaway

The First Getaway

Two months prior when I registered for this weekend women’s conference in Minneapolis it sounded very far off and exciting, but here in this moment I looked at my luggage and then at my husband, holding our 9 month old son in his arms and felt conflicting thoughts.

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