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What Happened to My Weekend?

Everyone looks forward to Friday, especially Friday nights. But, after you become a parent, Friday night and the weekend mean something totally different! As I watch my younger co-workers happily pack their bags, grab their keys and head out for a much anticipated “wild weekend,” only one thing crosses my mind… I’M TIRED!    Raising […]

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KC in Love

How Will You Spread the Love, KC?

Whether you adore or abhor Valentine’s Day, there’s no question that America needs a day devoted to love now more than ever. Polarizing politics have created negativity and hate, and Valentine’s Day is a day to put that aside and show the love. It’s the perfect time to get the kids involved in acts of kindness, […]

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Summer Kids Movies in Kansas City

Summer Kids Movies: New Releases, Park, Dive-In and Drive-In

WHAT TO SEE Before you take your kids to see any of these films, check out Common Sense Media’s reviews for a complete description of what to expect to determine if they are right for your child. Follow the title links below for some fun interactive sites (some have games for kids)! Here’s what to see when […]

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Get out and DATE this winter

Get out and DATE this winter

My husband and I always promised each other before we were married that we would continue to date after we tied the knot. Our dates quickly went from bike rides around the city to sitting next to each other and reading our own books at Barnes and Noble. Don’t get me wrong, as a mom […]

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Garden Mama: Lessons from the Garden

Garden Mama: Lessons from the Garden

Whether you have a garden of your own or are enjoying beautiful flowers in your neighbor’s yard or sampling fresh produce from local farmer’s markets, you have probably noticed that this has been an exceptional year for gardens in Kansas City! Our small backyard garden has produced more this year than we ever thought it […]

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A Year of KC Dates: A Marriage Counselor’s Guide to Dating Your Spouse in Kansas City

Dear Vanessa, Kids are expensive, dating is expensive, and babysitters are expensive. My husband and I need time to reconnect. Can you give some practical ideas on how to spend time together as spouses that don’t cost an arm and a leg? As a counselor, it’s my job to work myself out of a job. […]

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