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2016 Guide to Holiday Character Appearances in Kansas City

The Ultimate Santa Adventure at Oak Park Mall (November 5-December 24) Adventure to Santa - a DreakWorks DreamPlace is a one-of-a-kind interactive Santa adventure. This year, families will make the journey with the help of a mischievous and hungry panda in this all-new adventure featuring the cast of Kung Fu Panda. Santa's Wonderland at Bass Pro [...]
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2016 Guide to Holiday Musical Performances in Kansas City

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical (November 8-December 31) Back at The Coterie by popular demand, this beloved television classic soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. This colorful musical adventure teaches us that what makes you different can also be what makes you special. A Christmas Carol (November 18-December 24) The Kansas City Repertory […]

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Teaching Children About Poverty

Teaching Children About Poverty

“In 2013, the United States reached an educational milestone. For the first time, a majority of the country’s public school students—51 percent of them, to be precise, fell below the federal government’s threshold for being ‘low income,’ meaning they were eligible for a free or subsidized school lunch. This wasn’t an overnight development; according to […]

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Sprint Family Fun Days: a P&L party for the whole family | Kansas City Moms Blog

Sprint Family Fun Days: a P&L party for the whole family

Disclosure: several Kansas City Moms Blog families received family festival packs for this event. All opinions expressed here are those of the contributor who wrote them. If you’ve lived in Kansas City very long, then you know that the Power & Light District (or P&L) knows how to throw a party. This self-described heartbeat of […]

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Noah's Bandage Project

Noah’s Bandage Project

Do you ever have that feeling that people are put in your life for a reason? That’s exactly how my husband and I felt when the Wilson family moved in next door to us last year, founders of Noah’s Bandage Project. If you followed the Royal’s during their 2014 journey to the World Series, you […]

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CHAT 2.0: Malala Yousafzai and the World-Wide Fight for Education for All

CHAT 2.0: Malala Yousafzai and the World-Wide Fight for Education for All

Disclosure: This post was written as part of a collaboration with Hallmark; however, all opinions shared here are those of the contributor who wrote them. Born in 1997, Malala Yousafzai grew up in northern Pakistan with her parents and two brothers. From the young age of 10, Malala has passionately campaigned for the rights of […]

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Indian Creek Trails

Exploring Indian Creek Trails

When we first moved into our house, our twin boys had recently turned five years old. They had several years of toddlerhood balance bike practice and therefore quickly mastered the art of riding pedal bikes with minimal scraped knees, elbows and hands. They thought they were ready to bike their way around the world. The end result: […]

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