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About 2 months ago, my family experienced a situation that made me reconsider home safety and childproofing, and made me question whether my oldest son is some kind of genius.  My oldest son just turned 5, and his younger brother...
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in one or more of the deep veins in the body, usually in the legs. Deep vein thrombosis can be serious — and turn serious quickly — because blood...
This post is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health. Kansas City has so many hiking trails and nature centers where you can get outside and explore nature with your family. Unplugging and spending time in nature together helps families connect and...
Is your home safe? More than 55,000 children in our community are hurt or die due to unintentional injuries in and around the home. Today we are visiting with Melissa Roach, Programs and Community Relations Manager of Charlie's House. On...
With many Kansas City families heading to the lake or beach this summer, it's important to remember that water can be a dangerous place for kids. In fact, drowning is the leading cause of injury-related death among children between...
Each year, 8,000 families lose a child because of a preventable injury (Safe Kids). June is National Safety Month, and we've teamed up with Charlie's House to feature the best ways to prevent injuries and keep your kids safe...
This post is sponsored by The Pediatric Center at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Youth sports are an excellent way for kids to develop many important skills that will help them for a lifetime. They are obviously a great way...
This post is sponsored by Charlie's House. Take a virtual tour of their safety home or schedule an in-person tour at their Kansas City location to learn more about making your home a safe place. It's easy to think it...
I’m about to break the cardinal rule of parenting — don’t comment on other people’s parenting. I believe everyone wants the best for their child, and we all have different ways of going about it. But one thing we...
Should I be tracking my child? And to what degree? Parents now have access to numerous apps that provide real-time tracking of locations, driving data, battery life, and more. One particular tracking app advertises that it “lets parents just...
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Rehoming Our Dog

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Before I had kids, I was a "fur mama." Our dog, Scout, was the center of the universe. He slept on our bed, had a personalized toy box, and even had a first year puppy book (that's between you...
This post is sponsored by National Athletic Trainers’ Association. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, my daughter and I had the opportunity to attend the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s (NATA) Prepare to Play Sports Safety and Wellness Camp. This camp is part...
This post is sponsored by Midland Radio, a Kansas City based company and the leader in weather safety products.  While we all try to embrace a spring without family get-togethers, tailgating at Royals games, and weekend kid activities, what we...
Dental emergencies seem to happen during the busiest times of the year and with the holidays quickly approaching, it’s a good idea to keep your nearest Smile Generation®-trusted pediatric dentist’s number on hand. Little mouths are known to get...
Tornado season may be nothing new to those of us who have lived in the Kansas City area, but Tuesday night's experience sure was. Many of us spent our evening huddled in our safe places - a basement, a...

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Sensory Friendly Holiday Activities in Kansas City

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The holiday season can be a wonderful time to celebrate as a family, but if you have one or more children that are sensitive...
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