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Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day

What's not to love about Earth Day? It's a great time to get outside, appreciate nature, do a craft or two, and maybe even make some long-term changes for a…

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Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

April is an exciting time for thousands of families in the metro area as Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead opens once again! The Farmstead is so many things: petting zoo (more…

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Springtime Fun In KC

Springtime Fun in KC

Just like daffodils emerging from the ground, the KC Royals home opener game is a sure sign that spring is just around the corner. After being outside with the family…

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Snow Day Fun

Snow Day Fun

Another snow day. Even my kids are starting to get stir crazy, and they've been loving this cold weather and the many stay-at-home days that result from all this snow.…

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Valentine’s Fun In KC

Valentine’s Fun in KC

Valentine's Day usually sneaks up on me. Class parties and school Daddy-Daughter dances to prepare for, combined with school conferences to schedule, date night to plan, and a million other…

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Indoor Swimming

Indoor Swimming

The kids are starting to get antsy and cooped up from the wintry weather, which is my clue that it's time to pack our pool bags and head out for…

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Make The Most Of MLK Jr. Day

Make the Most of MLK Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is one big teaching moment for the family. To make the most of it, I work with the kids to plan our community service project…

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New Year’s Eve 2018

New Year’s Eve 2018

New Year's Eve has been a special time for us to get together with our close circle of friends and their children. We haven't always made it to midnight, but…

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Christmas Tree Farms 2018

Christmas Tree Farms 2018

My husband grew up on a farm, and he has vivid memories of his family's search for a Christmas tree. His father would fire up the antique tractor (the same…

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Creating An Attitude Of Gratitude

Creating an Attitude of Gratitude

I love any reason to celebrate, and Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday of the year. I have a big, close-knit family and this is "the" holiday in our family…

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Election Season Made Fun

Election Season Made Fun

As much as I love exercising my right to vote, the slew of negative campaign ads and mailers always makes me cringe. As a parent who wants to teach my…

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