April 29, 2016

Great Big List Of Kid-Friendly Thigs To Do In May


This might be my favorite month of the year. The best live performances hit the stage, outdoor events are in full swing and it's warm, gloriously warm in the Midwest. There are so many kid-friendly May events to look forward to, I thought I'd help you start planning now with this list:     Kindernature Spring Babies When: May 1, 1:30 p.m. Where: Hitchcock Nature … [More...]

April 28, 2016

3 Free Things To Do This Weekend


I’ve challenged myself to finding budget-friendly things for my family to do after being a little too spendy lately, so my sights for this post have automatically have gone to the free stuff. Here are three FREE things to do this weekend with children:   “William Joyce: Guardian of Childhood” When: Today, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: … [More...]

April 25, 2016

Review: Elephant & Piggie’s We Are In A Play

Gerald and Piggie, stars of their own play, and they don't even know it.  Photo by MBJ Photography

"Elephant and Piggie's We Are In A Play: The Musical" isn't first play I've seen The Rose perform that's based on a Mo Willems book. And since I liked the first one (here's the review of "Knuffle Bunny"), I had a feeling this one would have a similar humor and feel to it. For a show that caters to an elementary-aged crowd, I found it pretty amusing. In order to review the show, The Rose … [More...]

April 25, 2016

6 Truths Parents Learn At Worlds Of Fun


I grew up with Worlds of Fun being a part of life. Every summer we'd go, our family of six piled into the family truckster. We'd see the sky-high tracks of roller coasters miles away. And it never failed, every year, as the park came into view, the volume of our voices instantly increased and grew more animated. I never forgot how exciting it was to get the first glimpse of Worlds of Fun … [More...]

April 22, 2016

Thrills & History For Families Visiting North Kansas City

Kansas City thrills and history for families

North Kansas City is a fun overnight destination for families. You can fit in Worlds of Fun, barbecue, and a lot of history in less than two days. If you have more time at your disposal, I recommend at least another night, but sometimes, all life gives you is a little more than 24 hours. Our … [More...]

April 20, 2016

Top Weekend Events For Omaha Families


This weekend's event list was hard to narrow down to just three picks for families - there’s just so much going on! Check out my big ol’ list of fun things to do in April to see for yourself. These three events are a good start, but you’ll find more ideas on that post.   “Elephant & … [More...]