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Christa Melnyk Hines

Not everyone gets the benefit of planning for pregnancy. But if you can, planning can make a big difference in the health and well-being of both you and your future baby. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

With diverse personalities collected under one roof, it’s no wonder brothers and sisters have antagonized each other—and aggravated their parents—since time began. Read more

Parenting

As kids get older, they may begin to resist going to their pediatrician’s office where they are surrounded by screaming babies and toddlers and nurses dressed in teddy bear scrubs. Read more

Parenting

By third grade, most kids have experienced testing on some level, ranging from spelling and math tests in class to standardized state exams. Read more

Parenting

Transitioning to life with a newborn can be as gratifying as it is overwhelming. Read on for time-tested tricks and expert tips that will help your baby—and you!—thrive during the first few weeks postpartum. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Here’s what you need to know to help your child successfully navigate school milestones—and what to watch for each step of the way. Read more

Education

Here are five ways to help keep your youngster safe and out of the emergency department —and a few tips if you find yourself there anyway. Read more

Parenting

What can kids learn from owning their own businesses? Parents of young entrepreneurs say they not only earn extra cash, they gain a host of valuable life skills too. Read more

Parenting

Here’s your guide for leaning into a more carefree, creative and spontaneous season. Read more

Summer

What can parents do to buffer their kids from the adverse effects of screen technology? Read more

Parenting

Feeling apprehensive about your upcoming labor and delivery? Knowing what to worry about and what not to can help alleviate fears you may be experiencing. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Considering a sleep-away camp for your child this summer? Here are few tips to make the experience an adventure he’ll remember long after the campfire songs are mere echoes in his ears. Read more

Summer

Banish winter yuck with a few of these nourishing self-care tips. Read more

Parenting

Pregnancy comes with plenty of questions. Do you have all of the answers? Take our quiz to find out your pregnancy IQ. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Here are 10 ways to shift your perspective and take command of this “hap-happiest” time of the year. Read more

Christmas in KC

If the holiday feels more like a tired list of ho-hum obligations rather than an energizing way to revel in your blessings, maybe this is the year to revolutionize your Thanksgiving. Read more

Fall in KC

How do we navigate a parenting style conflict without confusing our kids and harming our relationship with our partner? Read more

Parenting

Every new parent at some point wonders: Is my baby supposed to do that? Is this normal? Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Thanks to GPS technology in smartphones, we have plenty of options when it comes to keeping up with our teenagers. But should we? As with so many other parenting decisions, it mostly depends on what works best for your family and what skill... Read more

Parenting

As families prepare their students for the school season, educators weigh in on best practices for managing the transition back to school. Read more

KC Baby Magazine