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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

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Whether you decide to host a birthday party every year, every other year or skip it to cut down on costs, these ideas are sure to make your child’s birthday special. Read more

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Here are a variety of different activities to lift your spirit back up and boost your mood to happy. Read more

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What can kids learn from owning their own businesses? Parents of young entrepreneurs say they not only earn extra cash, they gain a host of valuable life skills too. Read more

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Here are some common toxic thoughts and their tonic counterparts that you can help your kids try on instead. Read more

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Any mom of more than one child knows that every child is different and will react differently when faced with the same situation. Read more

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Many common myths about only children are unraveled. Read more

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After James finished his junior year, he had the opportunity to participate in a work apprenticeship program. He’d agreed, but as the time grew nearer, he dug in his heels. Read more

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Even the best families can slip into bad habits. If your family is stuck in a rut, kick those bad habits to the curb with these easy tips. Read more

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Here’s your guide for leaning into a more carefree, creative and spontaneous season. Read more

Summer

Let’s take a trip through the house and see what we can find to donate! Read more

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Studies have shown that laughter has numerous health benefits for us all and can be very healing. For instance, when we laugh, we are activating the body’s natural relaxation response. Read more

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When it comes to your calendar, keeping a balance is hard when you look at your own personal calendar, your kids’ calendar and a family calendar. Read more

Spring in KC

By teaching and modeling kindness to our children, we are gifting them a life skill they will carry with them forever. Read more

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As the kids get older, begin asking them their opinions about the stories they are reading. Have them predict what will happen next and what they believe motivated the author to write the story. Read more

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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

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This handy-dandy list helps with entertaining our children during those days when it’s too cold to even consider bundling the littles and venturing outside, or during those dark, never-ending evenings when bedtime seems hours away. Read more

Winter in KC

Be wise and set some ground rules to help resolve conflicts and keep your relationship loving and respectful. Read more

Best of KC

Like most parents, I’ve always desired that my kids would have more than I did. More experiences. More opportunities. More possessions. Although rooted in love, that desire for more of anything has come with a cost—which became abundantly c... Read more

Parenting

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

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