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Kerry Chafin

Video games get a bad rap in the parenting world. Many times, they're characterized as an almost evil influence on our kids. Like most parents, I have been warned. Yes, I've heard that it makes our children lazy couch potatoes. Their brains... Read more

Parenting

Summer is coming to a close, and the new school year looms right around the corner. Before we know it, our kids will be back in the classroom and our time with them will dwindle. Here are some simple ways to help improve that time together. Read more

Parenting

As I wander through the toy aisle of any store, I am amazed (and a little bit jealous) of the products that are available to kids now. I still see the toys that have stayed strong for decades—no improvements necessary. These are the classic... Read more

Parenting

No one expects a pregnant woman to look 100 percent fashionable 100 percent of the time (thank goodness, because it's not going to happen). But buying maternity clothes on the cheap is not the same as sentencing yourself to buying ill-fitti... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

You don't need to be a financial expert to teach kids about credit, but you should know the basics about how credit cards work, including common fees and interest and how credit cards affect credit score. Read more

Parenting

As parents, we want to give our children all the skills they need to live a good life. We live in a time where home economics is becoming a lost art, and when we need to impart these skills now, more than ever we shouldn’t rely only on scho... Read more

Parenting

They are little bits and pieces scattered around the house. What to do with all the wonderful treasures that are scattered everywhere around your home? Read more

Parenting

No two pregnancies are alike. If you were sick throughout your first pregnancy, this one might sail by with barely a hint of nausea. Couldn’t stand the sight of ice cream last time? You may eat it morning, noon and night with this one. Ther... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

The holiday commercials start to hit the airwaves, and our normally balanced and well-adjusted children start to crave limitless amounts of stuff. Read more

Parenting

Making your own cleaning supplies can be a breath of fresh air on a suffocating budget. Not only can it save money, in many cases it can be safer than the chemicals some cleaning supplies contain. Many of the recipes here are made of ingred... Read more

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