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Rebecca Ishum

Try these top six tips to make it easier to travel with youngsters. Read more

Vacations

These ideas are sure to make this year’s Easter egg hunt an event for the memory books! Read more

Spring in KC

It's every parent's worst nightmare. One second your child is by your side, then a momentary distraction, and your child is gone. Read more

Parenting

Many moms have discovered they enjoy pregnancy more, are more comfortable as their baby grows and feel like they are better supported emotionally when they use 100 percent pure essential oils. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Perhaps the best reason to get loveys for your kids is because they provide a sense of security. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Training kids in basic first aid at an early age is both wise and empowering for them! Kids not only love being able to help, but also like feeling they have some control in a situation if it goes crazy. Don’t underestimate what a child can... Read more

Parenting

How can we help our kids remember not only directions at home, but also what they are taught in school? Start by putting some of these simple strategies into place to encourage good memory skills, no matter what is asked of your children! Read more

Parenting

Part of being a parent is also being a teacher. Your kids look up to you, mimic you and want to be like you. But have you ever stopped to think about how things must look in their little worlds? We were all kids once, but many of us have fo... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Stress is second nature to adults, but sometimes we forget that our kids deal with it as well. Stress can have a huge effect on how well kids perform at school, sleep at night and even their physical health. If we can decrease the stress le... Read more

Parenting

Taking kids places is one of the best parts of parenting! It also can be one of the most stressful parts if you haven’t planned ahead. Just a few minutes of forethought can help make a fun outing even better! Read more

Summer

I get asked fairly frequently what it’s like to raise quadruplets. While I don’t have anything to compare it to, I have learned a few things along the way! Read more

Parenting

Tummy time is one of the first baby activities that is suggested to new parents. It’s a baby’s first workout and, loved or hated, is an important part of infant development. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Across the nation, we seem to be moving toward a more natural way of living by cutting toxins, upping our whole foods intake and finding ways to help our families more independently and healthfully. One way that people are choosing to help ... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

We’ve all been there. We go to drop off our child at school or at a friend’s house, thinking that he will be excited and have a great time, and then…meltdown. Flailing, weeping, gnashing of teeth. Or maybe just cruel, silent tears coursing ... Read more

Parenting

Sweets and Valentine’s Day go hand in hand, and enjoying sweets with your kids is a great way to bond in the hustle and bustle of life. Try a few of these recipes with your little helpers by your side, or maybe whip up a batch to sneak into... Read more

Winter in KC

Chances are you know someone who has or is currently going through a high risk pregnancy. Pregnancies get classified as high risk for a multitude of reasons, including multiples, history of miscarriages, genetic issues and the mother's heal... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Merry Larry and the True Light of Christmas starts out in a mall that is slowly dying. Veggies just aren't coming to shop like they used to, so they decide to stage the most amazing Christmas display in an effort to outdo the competition. M... Read more

Christmas in KC

One of the perks of having toddler-aged children, is that we can finally start doing crafts! Granted, it takes a l-o-n-g time to do anything with so many helpers, but it's still fun to see them working so hard on their own special project. Read more

Fall in KC

  Don't forget to pin this!     I'm a big fan of keeping it simple. In my opinion, kids don't necessarily need real elaborate toys to keep them occupied, and sometimes the easiest ideas created at home, have just as much entertainment value as ... Read more

Fall in KC

I'm totally getting into the whole craft/activity thing with my kids! It's so fun for me to see them start to follow directions and create something. Granted, it doesn't always turn out exactly how I envisioned it in my mind, but it's the j... Read more

Fall in KC