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Become best friends with your freezer and see how you can positively impact both your available time and your family’s health. Read more

Parenting

Here are 10 things you can do to grow, improve and make 2020 your best year yet. Read more

Winter in KC

Forecasters are calling for a cold and snowy winter here in Kansas City, leaving many metro parents to wonder how to help their littles get the active time they need. Read more

Winter in KC

Need a snowy day activity for those days off school? Pull out some of these everyday household items to create a fun 3D melted snowman. Get as creative as you want with this! Read more

Winter in KC

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

Make this season cozy, comfortable and peaceful and enjoy the best of it with your family. Read more

Winter in KC

To plan a perfect birthday party this time of year takes a bit of ingenuity, as any parent who has babies born in the chilly months of winter knows. Read more

Winter in KC

Banish winter yuck with a few of these nourishing self-care tips. Read more

Parenting

To keep kiddos healthy, look on the sunny side of the whimsical winter nutrient, vitamin D! Read more

Parenting

When it’s nice outside and the kids start getting a little rambunctious, the easy solution is to send them outside to run and play. Yet on very cold or snowy days, finding ways for them to exert energy and arrange entertainment can be a cha... Read more

Winter in KC

It’s been said that kids spell love T-I-M-E. Spending one-on-one time with your child, from an early age, can be the beginning of a healthy and loving parent/child bond. These are favorite ideas for outings with little ones—on a shoestring ... Read more

Winter in KC

Winter in Kansas City—you either love it or you hate it, but if you live here, you’ve got to survive it. So, take our quiz and plan the perfect calendar of winter fun to suit your own winter weather personality! Read more

Winter in KC

Frigid, frozen mornings like this bring to mind those, “Its so cold” jokes. You know its so cold, your shadow freezes to the sidewalk. Or it is so cold you that when you light a candle the flame freezes. Okay, you can quit groaning. ... Read more

Parenting

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, and you hope your skin stays delightful. Unfortunately, for many people, the cold weather causes some to sing a different song. Cold weather can bring on a plethora of winter skin woes that can truly dr... Read more

Winter in KC

“Each fresh snow is like a clean, white page,” I told the boys on our hike that looked like we were walking through a painting. “If you know how to look, you can read what it says.” We stopped at some trodden snow, and I pointed out deer tr... Read more

Parenting

Back by popular demand. Its the Winter forecast based on natural indicators, specifically squirrels and acorns across western Missouri and eastern Kansas. Read more

Winter in KC

From the Dad Blogs: "I am not a fan of winter weather, despite the fact that I have lived in either Kansas or Missouri most of my life. But, I need it to snow! Really, I do! I really need it to snow!" Read more

Winter in KC

Wow...this winter has been amazing in Kansas City!  We've had so many nice days and especially so many nice weekends.  We have definitely been taking full advantage of the warm temperatures by getting outside.  Just last week we spend an afternoo... Read more

Winter in KC

The weather this winter has been a dream! I am super-duper grateful as I am sort of grouchy when the days are short and grey, and the house gets dusty and stuffy from no fresh air and the snow piles up forcing everyone indoors. I get cabin fever ... Read more

Parenting

Winter has reared its head, and while sitting by the fire and drinking a warm beverage sounds great to us parents, most kids want to be out playing in the snow and cold. Following some basic tips can prevent the most common child winter inj... Read more

Winter in KC