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Getting tired of being stuck in the house? Not sure what to do with the kids on winter break days? Here’s a great list of things to do in Kansas City — workshops, events & ideas for some wonderful winter fun! Learn about the Holidays Christmas at Lanesfield When: Fridays and Saturdays thru Jan. 4th …

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Do you have a child who just loves trains?  Or maybe you’re one of those parents who doesn’t mind getting caught at a railroad stop while the kids try to count how many train cars go through? 

Trains are a form of travel that we should introduce to our kids – real train travel!  A few years ago, my family took a trip by train for just a few hours.  The kids loved the idea that we could all do things together (like visit the dining car for a snack!), had lots of room to stretch out and saw some unique places on the trip.

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As I’m sure you’ve heard (with all the store displays and multiple notes coming home from school about upcoming events) — the holidays are coming! To help with your planning, we’ve pulled together a list of all the holiday events and activities around Kansas City for you to use as a reference over the next …

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The weather’s getting warmer, the kids are out of school and the farmer’s markets are open — summer is here!

Now that the kids have been on break for a few weeks, the initial excitement of summer has worn off and we are all looking for some fun things to do.  

The goal parents:  to fight off the dreaded “I’m bored” comment and keep them away from the screen long enough to make a few memories.

And boy do we have a list for you — the Ultimate Kansas City Bucket List for summer fun!

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I grew up back east where you could drive for an hour and reach the next big city.  That’s not the case in the Midwest; the cities are farther apart and a day trip definately takes a whole day. 

But boy are there some wonderful Midwest cities to visit!

With spring in the air and summer on it’s way, I thought I would ask some of my friends to share their favorite places around the Midwest. 

Learn about some of the great day trips & weekend jaunts from Kansas City!

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My daughter and I took a day trip this past fall and headed to St. Joseph in Missouri. 

Not far from Kansas City (about an hour’s drive), St. Joseph has quite a few wonderful attractions that families will really enjoy!  During our day-long trip, we were able to visit three of the city’s museums.

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We are officially on summer vacation (yea!) and making some fun plans for what we’d like to do this year.  Once of the top things on our list each summer is to explore someplace new in our city.  I’m sure you know, just like me, that life gets busy once you have kids.  And all …

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