<![CDATA[Family News & Events | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/ en-us Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:38 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:38 CST Family 60 Movie Mom: ‘Age of Adaline,’ ‘Little Boy,’ ‘Ex Machina,’ ‘Water Diviner’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article19224972.html#storylink=rss Movie Mom Nell Minow’s information for parents deciding which movies are best for kids ages 2 to 18.

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My crime-fighting neighbors make the town a better home http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article18778491.html#storylink=rss Police swarmed a house on our block, hauled a handful of teenagers to jail and filed drug-related charges. The tipster revealed himself when we ran into each other that weekend.

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The Conversation: Our best response to child abuse may be to just understand http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article18581582.html#storylink=rss Licensed clinical social worker Ann Thomas of Olathe, the vice president of program administration at the Children’s Place, shares tips on what to do when you see child abuse, including first putting yourself in the parent’s shoes.

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Tasha Fabela-Jonas: I already am in sticker shock over college tuition http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article18096407.html#storylink=rss There is no way we would be able to afford out-of-state tuition for our son in a decade. Sometimes I wonder whether college is even worth the money. It would be tough to afford tuition without scholarships.

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Movie Mom: ‘Monkey Kingdom,’ ‘True Story’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article18584507.html#storylink=rss Movie Mom Nell Minow’s information for parents deciding which movies are best for kids ages 2 to 18.

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Movie Mom: ‘The Longest Ride’ ‘While We’re Young,’ ‘Woman in Gold,’ ‘Danny Collins,’ ‘Merchants of Doubt’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article17852102.html#storylink=rss Movie Mom Nell Minow’s information for parents deciding which movies are best for kids ages 2 to 18.

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Mará Rose Williams: A month’s worth of mama drama http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article17308025.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 Apr 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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Lindsay Hanson Metcalf: I wish I had my older self’s advice when I was a new mom http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article16467374.html#storylink=rss Dear me, mother of two little ones: It’s been four years since I was, well, you. You’re probably reading this on your phone while nursing the baby, struggling to stay awake and attempting to appease the toddler. I’ll keep it short.

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Movie Mom: ‘Furious 7’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article17104553.html#storylink=rss Movie Mom Nell Minow’s information for parents deciding which movies are best for kids ages 2 to 18.

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Kid's Closet Connections' spring consignment sale http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article16337555.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:01:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article16337555.html Movie Mom: ‘Home,’ ‘Get Hard,’ ‘It Follows’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article16269305.html#storylink=rss Movie Mom Nell Minow’s information for parents deciding which movies are best for kids ages 2 to 18.

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Jim Cosgrove: Spring break road trip is a life journey http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article15385652.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 22 Mar 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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Tasha Fabela-Jonas: Why do parents of girls seem to fear every boy? http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article13427141.html#storylink=rss Spare me the lecture on how your sweet, perfect princess should stay in her castle until Prince Charming arrives to rescue her. Take a step back and think about what moms with sons worry about.

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Movie Mom: ‘Insurgent,’ ‘The Gunman’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article15256253.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:07:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article15256253.html Movie Mom: ‘Cinderella,’ ‘Run All Night,’ ‘Ballet 422,’ ‘Chappie,’ ‘Unfinished Business’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article13536944.html#storylink=rss Movie Mom Nell Minow’s information for parents deciding which movies are best for kids ages 2 to 18.

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Child advocates want to halt production of interactive Hello Barbie doll http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article13477373.html#storylink=rss The doll records children’s voices and uploads them to a cloud server. Susan Linn, executive director of the nonprofit Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, said the doll is “creepy” and “dangerous.” Mattel said Hello Barbie was developed in response to the wishes of girls from around the world, whose top request was to be able to have a conversation with Barbie.

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After 50 years, barber not quite ready to cut ties with customers http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19365393.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 03:03:06 CDT By STEVE METSCH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19365393.html Voices: Greek life, football and eating alone are topics on the table http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19308867.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:32:08 CDT By DAVID ST. PREUX AND JOI GILLETTE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19308867.html Lean In: Vanessa Floyd, political intern http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19304577.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:52:11 CDT By VANESSA FLOYD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19304577.html Action stars flock to 'Fast &#38; Furious 7' http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19303305.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:27:08 CDT By MORLEY WIENER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19303305.html Teens who abuse study drugs face legal, health problems in the future http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19302774.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:12:14 CDT By JAMES WENDT, DAMILOLA AJASA AND SARA ZHANG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19302774.html 4 things to do after you're accepted http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19301079.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:47:09 CDT By FRANCESCA DOWNS AND GRACIE SANDS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19301079.html Oldest active park ranger to be featured on 'Today' show http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19293405.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:07:16 CDT By KARINA IOFFEE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19293405.html Parents @ Play: Building a better childhood http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19293351.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:07:12 CDT By ARMIN BROTT AND SAMANTHA FEUSS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19293351.html At 102, Lefty Gray's musings earn him a Faceook following http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19293327.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:07:10 CDT By MARY BETH BRECKENRIDGE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19293327.html How to keep your kids from inheriting your fears http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19207605.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 03:02:06 CDT By DEBBIE CARLSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19207605.html Family continues fundraising for brain cancer research after son's death http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19207764.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:07:11 CDT By CHERYL POWELL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19207764.html It's Alcohol Awareness Month: Don't be those parents http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19121451.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 03:02:16 CDT By HEIDI STEVENS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19121451.html Ana Veciana-Suarez: Lessons from the exonerated that almost defy belief http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19121526.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:07:16 CDT By ANA VECIANA-SUAREZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19121526.html Ask Mr. Dad: Babies can sometimes bring out the worst in us http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19121520.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:07:16 CDT By ARMIN BROTT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article19121520.html