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Children's Mercy offers practical tips for summer car safety for you and your family. Read more

Parenting

Hiking, camping, and exploring nature are many activities your child will enjoy now that it’s summer. But, don’t forget to protect them from ticks. Read more

Parenting

Each spring you stock up on lawn and garden supplies. Fertilizer, herbicides or pesticides, and plant gardening fertilizers are very harmful to children. Follow this advice to protect your family and enjoy a healthy lawn. Read more

Parenting

It's time to take a summer vacation, time to hop into the car with the kids and set out on the open road. But, as a parent how should you prepare yourself to travel with your child along with making the trip enjoyable? Read more

Vacations

The School Year is coming to a close for KC Kids. Summer for school-age children means lots of extra time on their hands for fun and games. For parents it can bring considerable apprehension. Follow these tips for a successful summer break! Read more

Summer

Summer: it’s the season of sun and fun. It can be the most relaxing and enjoyable time to be a kid: lying around the pool, frolicking at the park. But the same sun that makes the summer so wonderful also poses risks. Parents and children ne... Read more

Parenting

For kids and summertime, nothing spells relief from the hot sun like a dip in the swimming pool. It’s also a great deal of fun ... and that’s what kids want, after all. By practicing a few safety precautions, there’s no need for this pleas... Read more

Parenting

Getting children to be active and off the couch is important for their physical well being and overall health. Time spent outside highly correlates with being physically active. Parents can no longer count on the Physical Education classes... Read more

Parenting

Chances are, your child will spend a lot of time in the water the next couple of months. All that time in the water can cause swimmer’s ear. Swimmer’s ear is an infection of the ear canal. It most commonly occurs in children who have spent... Read more

Parenting

With Summer Bar-B-Q season before us, we should never let our guard down when it comes to safe food handling and grilling practices. Read more

Summer