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Sandy Brooks

A mother tells of her family's experiences as pet owners and lessons they learned along the way. Read more

Parenting

Peer pressure can be either negative or positive and often becomes an issue around the middle school years. Why then? Around this age, children begin to be less dependent on their parents, but they haven’t acquired the skills or confidence ... Read more

Parenting

As time passes, grandparents, just like parents, age. And even though parents may seem perpetually “old” to children, a grandparent’s aging process may be much more noticeable to them. Grandparents aren’t as active as a parent; they may tak... Read more

Parenting

In a National Health Interview Survey 2007, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that approximately 7.2 percent of children ages 3 - 17 were affected by ADHD. There are three subtypes of ADHD: inattentive; hyperact... Read more

Parenting

One mother's story of her daughter's cleft lip and medical care. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

In a few short weeks schools across Kansas City will dismiss for the summer. That means our children will be in day camps, at the pool and in the neighborhood. Bullying, however, doesn’t take a vacation. Read more

Vacations

Are energy drinks safe for children under 18? Take a closer look at some common myths surrounding energy drinks Read more

Parenting

Everyone is being impacted by soaring gas prices and the increasing cost of goods and services. As parents, the stress of finances is often heightened because of our responsibility to provide for our families. Read more

Parenting