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Kerrie Mcloughlin

Whether Dad is gone on a regular basis or only leaves for an occasional business trip, you still can make your parenting—and your marriage—work! Read more

Parenting

Although your alarm clock may say you got eight hours of shut-eye, the sleep disturbances of pregnancy (a good way to prepare you for caring for a newborn in the middle of the night) can leave you feeling groggy the next morning. Read more

Parenting

Many common myths about only children are unraveled. Read more

Parenting

Here are some great benefits for teens attending summer camp: Read more

Summer

Here are some thrifty tips to save hundreds of dollars every year on birthday party presents. Read more

Parenting

Whether you’re a first-timer or already have a few kids, here’s how to secure all the food you’ll need to be the best new parent you can be: Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Check out these ideas to turn housework into a fun family affair. Read more

Parenting

Discover a few teaching opportunities for your child’s next birthday party Read more

Parenting

Bouncing back after having a baby means so much more than simply losing baby weight. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Follow these steps (some of which go against everything you’ve ever read about birthday parties) and you’ll have a stress-free celebration everyone can enjoy. Read more

Parenting

I’m setting out to find some new ways to cut my time in the kitchen. Here are a few things I’m planning: Read more

Parenting

Here are some ideas for ways kids can give back during the holiday season in your community—and worldwide. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Here are a few ideas that might work for you—and you don’t even need to have a big family to institute them. Whether you have one kid or 10, give these a try! Read more

Parenting

After the candy and the dressing up, one of the best parts of Halloween is turning a pumpkin into something cool, crazy or scary. The traditional way is to carve out a face or other neat design, but you can’t hand a kid a sharp knife. So ho... Read more

Parenting

You’d think that once a family got home with their neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) baby, they would be home free, right? After all, their baby isn’t hooked up to multiple monitors, doesn’t have IVs sticking out of every part of his body... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

A playdate can teach important life skills like sharing, taking turns and navigating arguments. But how do you keep the peace during a playdate? Read more

Parenting

Here are some things I love about being a bipolar diaperer of sorts. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

A mother’s helper can take kids to the park to swing and play ball, color with your girls, play Legos and—perhaps best of all—change diapers! Read on to find out all you need to know about the wonderful world of mother’s helpers. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

It seems like shopping for Father’s Day gets harder every year. Doesn’t it seem like he either has everything already or says there is nothing he wants? I sleuthed out five cool gifts that will make you and the kids stars this year. Check ‘... Read more

Summer

When your kids ask you if they can have a lemonade stand today, do you give a tired sigh in anticipation of all the work required? Me, too. So when my kids suggested doing a lemonade stand in our yard recently, I first blamed public televis... Read more

Parenting