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Hallie Sawyer

It seems procrastination and children go together like peas and carrots. Some will grow out of it as they age, but some won’t without some guidance. Dr. Joseph Ferrari, professor of psychology at DePaul University, says, “Everybody procrast... Read more

Parenting

Find out how much you know (or don’t) about the first 12 weeks of gestation. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

The world our kids live in bears little or no resemblance to the one we grew up in. The days of communicating by full sentences and land lines are long gone for teenagers. Read more

Parenting

Sometimes kids’ minds need to stretch in unique and exciting ways. Consider some other “classrooms” around the Kansas City metro area that provide opportunities for your kids to learn and grow in ways beyond regular school offerings. Read more

Parenting

When the phrase "sibling rivalry" comes up in conversations among parents, chances are it is closely followed by "bane of my existence." While it's not likely we'll ever squash it completely, there are some steps you can take to make life a... Read more

Parenting

We’ve all heard the phrase you are what you eat, but are we really listening? Is your wallet open wide when the kids spy the concession stand? If so, put the money away and listen. Your child’s behavior is crying out to you. Read more

Parenting

Gordon Brown, Former Prime Minister of Great Britain, lit a fitness fire in the UK while in office. Fueled by both the glaring statistics showing low physical activity in today’s children and the UK’s role in the upcoming Summer Olympics, t... Read more

Parenting

Garage sale season is upon us! If you’ve never ventured into the land of neon-colored circle stickers, you might unknowingly be sitting on a pile of cash. However, garage sales can be a tricky art to master. Read more

Parenting

Nights in Kansas City beckon you and your family, so stow your winter coats in the back of the closet and dust off the flip flops! Rain or shine, we have your family fun time covered. Read more

Summer

If you are feeling regret at watching your garbage pile up while your recycle bin sits idly by, check out these easy ways to put your kitchen to work for the environment. Read more

Parenting

Bullying in all of its various forms has unfortunately been evolving over time rather than dissolving. One local teen is taking matters into her own hands in an effort to end bullying here in Kansas City. Read more

Parenting

Cooking with your children has many benefits, besides an extra pair of helpful hands—a benefit that can last your kids a lifetime. Sure, the extra prep time, patience and messes might not sound very appealing, but consider all the benefits ... Read more

Parenting