Author Archive | Megan Langford

Maker:0x4c,Date:2017-10-5,Ver:4,Lens:Kan03,Act:Lar01,E-Y

Why We Love Camping

Growing up, my family did not go camping. Our idea of “roughing it” was sharing a hotel room with just one bathroom. The entire idea of camping was completely foreign to me. Why would anyone want to sleep in the woods? Without air conditioning? I was surprised as anyone when my husband and I got […]

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Maker:0x4c,Date:2017-10-5,Ver:4,Lens:Kan03,Act:Lar01,E-Y

Then and Now

A few days ago, I was talking with my kids about voting and how you have to be 18 years old to vote. My daughter asked me how old I was. “36” I answered without much thought. My son chimed in, “That’s two times 18.” I stopped in my tracks. What?!? Can I possibly have […]

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Maker:0x4c,Date:2017-10-5,Ver:4,Lens:Kan03,Act:Lar01,E-Y

Taste Buds Kitchen: The Perfect Mom-Kid Date

This post is sponsored by Taste Buds Kitchen, however opinions belong to the writer.My six-year-old daughter and I recently had a chance to check out Taste Buds Kitchen, a new culinary entertainment experience in Leawood. They offer kids cooking classes during the day and adults-only BYOB events in the evening. Olive and I were there […]

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Teaching Consent

Teaching Consent: We Can Do Better

The last few months have been a whirlwind of media reports about sexual misconduct, harassment and assault. Every day we hear of another celebrity or politician accused of doing unspeakable things. While I’m glad women are coming forward and exposing these men (pun not intended), I’m disappointed to see so many articles outlining ways women […]

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podcasts

Awesome Podcasts for Kids

Dropping kids off at school, chauffeuring them to after-school activities, or just making a quick run to the grocery store—here in KC, almost all of us drive our kids around every day. And, let’s face it—too much time in the car with kids can be AWFUL. They fight, they complain about how long we’ve been […]

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kids allowance

Why I Give My Kids Allowance

My five-year-old daughter can identify all the coins, and she’s learning how much they’re worth. My seven-year-old can estimate tax, then pay for something and know exactly how much change he should get, down to the penny. They’re both learning addition, subtraction, fractions, and percentages. They haven’t learned all this at school or in advanced […]

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