Archive »Featured Events & Attractions

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.

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!

Hip Hangouts to Keep Little Hands & Feet Happily Busy

Hip Hangouts to Keep Little Hands & Feet Happily Busy

We are often reminded that they are only young once… and how true it is! These are just a few of the ways our family loves enjoying those early years of play, joy and discovery at some of our favorite Kansas City places.

Our Publications

Archive »Best of Kansas City

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.

Archive »Blogs

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?

MESSY MONDAYS

MESSY MONDAYS

Have you ever watched a comedy show for a few much-needed laughs, only to find that the humor is dull, inappropriate, dumb, or consisting mostly of potty-humor? Have you ever wished that there was a wholesome, genuinely hilarious show out there that could really make you laugh, and make you think at the same time?

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!

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.

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?

KC Parent Features

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…

Simple Recycled Bird Feeders

Simple Recycled Bird Feeders

If you are looking for a crafty activity that’s perfect for spring, look no further! These bird feeders are assembled out of recycled materials and make a fun and quick spring craft activity. Your kids will love watching to see what kinds of birds flock to their creations!

Calendar