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Melissa Bellach

The stress of sleepless nights, lack of personal time and the weight of parental responsibility are additional complications new parents face in those first days, weeks and even months. But eventually, the newborn fog will fade. Read more

Parenting

So how do you create this adventure without adding cost or creating unnecessary complications? Here are some tips for making the most of your night in the yard: Read more

Summer

With summer just around the corner, many families in the metro are in the process of choosing a summer camp. Read more

Summer

New research suggests that motherhood actually brings many more changes than society talks about. Elseline Hoekzema, from Leiden University in the Netherlands and leader of a research team studying pregnancy and the brain, co-wrote, “I’ve n... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

As winter fades into spring, many families begin to consider buying a new home. Spring is the most popular time of year to both buy and sell a home, and a spring sale often means moving during the summer, when most children are out of schoo... Read more

Parenting

When you begin exploring all the options for summer camp, you’ll be wanting to find the right fit for your child Read more

Summer

Parenting is full of excitement and challenges. One of the most challenging aspects of parenting includes keeping your little humans active and engaged during the long winter months. Read more

Parenting

Being prepared mentally, physically and emotionally is crucial to tackling well the nine months before Baby arrives. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

To make sure you don’t run into any of the toddler years’ hidden minefields, here are some mistakes to avoid when dealing with your toddling time bomb. Read more

Parenting

When we look at our family calendar, we often see it full of meetings, practices, classes and playdates. Read more

Parenting

The first year of Baby’s life is one of the most exciting—and stressful—times for a parent. They have so many adjustments to make, worries to quell and learning to do. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Being a parent comes with a few guarantees: There will be joy, there will be sadness and there will be times of transition. One of the biggest transitions for parents of small children is potty training. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Talking to your children can be one of the most rewarding parts of your day as a parent. But when there are struggles with listening, it also can be frustrating. Read more

Parenting

These outings can include other moms or be solo ventures to help clear your head. Recharging your mom batteries is the goal, and metro moms have helped us put together some ideas to get you out of the house! Read more

Fall in KC

For many families, one part of birthdays is buying presents. Going overboard buying gifts is easy, and many parents are looking for ways to reign in birthday spending. Here are some tips from metro parents on how to slow your family’s spend... Read more

Parenting

Volunteering is a wonderful way to teach children the value of helping others and provide a feel-good activity for the family to enjoy together. Read more

Parenting

Making a shared bedroom work for both kids and parents can involve some planning. Read more

Parenting

Some metro moms got together and put their kids to the test with very fun results! Read more

Spring in KC

So how do we maintain the laser focus needed to survive our crazy lives without taking our most precious resource for granted? Moms and dads from around the metro weigh in on the best ways to say thank you, plus share some easy ways to show... Read more

Parenting

As you embark on the journey of the first year with a new baby, having the support of friends and family will be very important. Being equipped with tips and advice from parents who have been there and done that can’t hurt either! Here are ... Read more

KC Baby Magazine