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Preschool (3-5)

Of all the many skills kids need in school, the most important ones can be hard to pick out. Read more

Parenting

Even kids who are not naturally drawn to all things math and science enjoy exploring their environment and figuring out how things work. STEM activities (science, technology, engineering and math) engage kids of all ages in these specific a... Read more

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We recently experienced moving our family for the second time within five years and are sharing from our experience in hopes of helping others with any upcoming moves their family may face. Read more

Best of KC

Try some innovative ways to engage young boys and girls while shopping. Read more

Parenting

According to researchers, a child’s earliest learning is rooted not in formalized education, but in play. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Fear of the dark is a normal part of development and one of the most common childhood problems plaguing families of school-age children. Kids who are afraid of the dark take nearly an hour longer than others to fall asleep. Without a good n... Read more

Parenting

Let me encourage you with this simple truth: As a mom or dad, you already have been unofficially teaching preschool within the home. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Providing extracurricular activities for your preschoolers can encourage their natural curiosity and love of learning. Read more

Parenting

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

Mommmyyyyyy…I want CANDDYYYYY—Let me stop you right there! We all deal with it, whether it’s from a 5-year-old or a 15-year-old. When they want your attention, it seems like they’ll get it by any means necessary. This includes whining. So ... 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

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

In the world of parenthood, many things unite us. Our love for our children, our passion for building their futures and our desire to go to the bathroom without interruption are just a few. Many parents also enjoy talking to other moms and ... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

Children hunger to know that their parents say what they mean and mean what they say. And even though they might protest, it is no truer than when you, as a parent, lay down the law and say no. Read more

Parenting

Bed-wetting is one of those problems that can be difficult to share with others, because shame and embarrassment—for kids and parents—attach themselves to the issue. Read more

Parenting

If your child has or develops an imaginary friend, it may seem logical to worry about it, but research leans the other way. Read more

Parenting

It has been found that the average parent spends more than a month of his or her life playing solo with the children’s toys. Researchers found that 25% of parents admitted that their own boredom with their children’s toys triggered new purc... Read more

Parenting

Five modern classics young children will delight in reading over and over again! Discover brand new classics full of imagination, whimsy, and fun! Read more

Parenting

Our children are inundated with an abundance of toys and electronics, which can all add up to too much of a good thing and leave them in a perpetual cycle of boredom. If you’ve noticed the quality of your kids’ playtime being hindered by th... Read more

Parenting

It’s the question that causes as many sleepless nights as a newborn’s feeding schedule: When is the right time to send our “baby” off to preschool? Read more

Parenting