Here is our list of outdoor swimming pools in and around KC. We’ve also included spray grounds. You can typically find everything you need to know (hours of operation, fees, location, etc.) by calling the number provided or going to… more
It’s that time again, where everyone’s favorite blue engine rolls into Baldwin City, KS! If you have a 2-5 year old, then you know EXACTLY the engine that I’m talking about! Baldwin City is only about 25 minutes… more
The first Kansas City art festival of the year is coming up soon – and it’s a great one to share with your kids. The Brookside Art Annual is scheduled for May 4, 5 and 6, 2012.
The Brookside… more
Spring is here! We really did luck out…and it seems that we bypassed winter this year! The grass and dandelions aren’t the only things growing like weeds around here. Everyone knows how expensive it is keeping a growing child dressed… more
Getting a little stir-crazy? It’s been a weird winter for weather here in Kansas City (three points for alliteration!) One day it’s so freezing cold you don’t even want to get out of bed, and the next it’s nice enough… more
Wow, there’s lots to do in Kansas City this weekend. Even though Halloween doesn’t fall on the weekend, it is jam-packed with all things Halloween! If you and your kiddos do even half the stuff on this list…by… more
They’ve been filling up our Inbox…updates to Consignment Sale dates! Kansas City is a hotbed for consignment sales and there are lots of deals to be found. Please note that NOT ALL DATES ARE CURRENT– we haven’t yet heard from… more
It’s here. The summer heat has set in and it doesn’t seem like that long ago I was complaining about having jackets in May…now, it’s full on summer. What gives?!? Summer in Kansas City, to be sure.
Here is our… more
Vacation Bible School (VBS) is something that many families look forward to each summer. Typically kids go for several hours a day for one week, kids enjoy being with their friends, playing games and even learning a thing or two–all… more
Believe it or not, it’s almost time for Kansas City’s 2011 Spring Consignment Sales! There are lots of them popping up all over the city. Your kids are growing like weeds and the economy is sputtering…a consignment sale might be just… more
Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent. For practicing Catholics, it means 40 days of complying with Lenten regulations – beginning with fasting today and again on Good Friday. The “no meat on Fridays” runs… more
What amazing weather we are enjoying!! I’m still not even believing that the 5′ tall pile of snow at the end of our driveway melted. I really thought that it would be with us until March. I noticed two events… more
In celebration of St. Valentine’s Day, we’ve rounded up a few activities from today’s calendar. If you’re unable to head out on Monday the 14th…there are some other fun activities taking place throughout the week. Then again, you could just… more
We’ve already been receiving emails asking where the 2011 Kansas City-area Father-Daughter Dance list is going up on the site! (We’ve included a few mother/son events as well.) Many of these will sell-out – so call the Parks & Rec… more