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Jennifer Bosse

With impending parenthood come many decisions. Will you stay home or continue to work? Will you breastfeed or bottle feed? Will you co-sleep? Which car seat should you choose? Arguably, one of the first and most important decisions, however... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Kansas City also boasts a bevy of great music! Whether you’re into pop, rock, country, hip-hop or alternative, there’s something for everyone! Read more

Summer

We’ve all the seen the classic 1980s teen films where the main character is consistently threatened with summer school and, in the end, narrowly avoids it. Viewed as a petrifying scenario back then, summer school is no longer something to d... Read more

Summer

Whether you’re expanding the brood from one to two or three to five, the family dynamic will change. While you may not be able to quash completely the sibling rivalry that may occur, you can alleviate possible tensions along the way. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Staying active is essential to a healthy life, but even more so when growing and nurturing a new one. Previous generations of moms-to-be were told to do little more than rest for the entirety of their pregnancy. How things have changed! Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Whether it’s your first foray into the world of school friend gift-giving or your 10th, the task can feel daunting. It’s hard enough to pick out the perfect present for your own kids, let alone one with whom you’re not very familiar. Read more

Parenting

There are defining moments in every parent’s life, such as when your baby gets hurt for the first time. Or the moment you watch your toddler take his or her first steps. You hold back with bated breath, trying to gauge whether to jump in or... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Deck the halls with boughs of holly…Tis the season...of too much stuff? The holiday of giving is upon us once more, but in the mad rush to tick off every box on our children’s lists, we may be setting them up for future disappointment. Acco... Read more

Christmas in KC

As the holiday season approaches, I find I sometimes get caught up in the endless flurry of activity and am less focused on being in the moment with my family. I’m so eager to make picture perfect memories that I don’t always stop to apprec... Read more

Parenting

We’ve all seen the stylized version of the pregnant mom-to-be in movies or advertising. She’s floating along in perfectly fitted designer duds, full of energy and positively radiating with that special pregnant glow. The underlying message?... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

That time of year is upon us once more. We are purchasing supplies, filling backpacks to the brim and setting alarm clocks. Kids and parents alike are diving into a brand new school year—with both the fun and frustrations that accompany it.... Read more

Parenting

It’s no secret that we moms put most of our time and energy into our families while de-prioritizing ourselves. What if we redirected some of that focus back onto ourselves? What if we stopped making excuses and started re-prioritizing? You... Read more

Parenting

Summer is always my favorite time of year with my boys. There’s just something about the longer days and warmer nights that leaves me yearning for more. We spend more time outdoors. I say yes more. We stay up past bedtime more often. We exp... Read more

Summer

If you’re currently suffering from child-induced sleep deprivation, here are six tips to getting a better night’s sleep all-around. Read more

Parenting

You’re in the home stretch of pregnancy and in mere weeks, you’ll be greeting your baby girl or boy for the first time! You may think all you have to do now is sit back and wait for Baby. Moms-to-be, feel free to take a nap. Dads, you’re of... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

There is a time for family vacations and a time to drop the kids off with their grandparents (or other responsible adults) and speed off into the sunset with your significant other. You may be thinking, I don’t have time or money for that. ... Read more

Vacations

As technology continues to rapidly shift and evolve, so do the demands of day-to-day interactions with the world and those around us. Social media and cell phones have become a permanent fixture, presenting a unique set of challenges regard... Read more

Parenting

There’s a lot to think about when it comes to preparing for a baby, but did you know that your body is one of the most crucial elements of that? You’ll probably hear a lot about what you shouldn’t do—no smoking, drinking or Jacuzzis—but wha... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

If I could focus on one thing for this new year, it’d be the art of learning to take care of myself. Parents, but especially mothers, tend to deprioritize themselves. Picture a totem pole and try to visualize where you’d rank yourself on it... Read more

Parenting

’Tis the season for crowded stores and limited parking spaces. Parents are easy to identify: determined eyes and multiple lists in colorful scrawl. The gifts may vary, but the end goal is the same. We look forward to the joy on our kids’ fa... Read more

Christmas in KC