<![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: ‘We Are Your Friends,’ ‘Mistress America,’ ‘Z for Zachariah’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article32431629.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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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:32:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article32431629.html
Is cheating more ‘natural’ for humans than staying monogamous? It’s complicated http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article31761336.html#storylink=rss With the massive data leak of the Ashley Madison dating site, it seems as good a time as any to delve into one of the most complex and fascinating questions in social science: Are humans even meant to be faithful to one partner? And, well, the answer is complicated.

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Mará Rose Williams: I’m so happy my baby is headed to college, and oh so sad http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article31813059.html#storylink=rss My baby is heading off to college. And I’m just not ready. Forget that I have actually been preparing for this for the last 18 years. I’m weepy.

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Pamela E. Spencer: I’m showing the world that I breastfeed my baby http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article31009272.html#storylink=rss This month, I agreed to do something I never thought I’d do: pose topless. I’m not an exhibitionist. I joined a photo shoot of black mamas to raise awareness about breastfeeding.

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Movie Mom: ‘American Ultra,’ ‘Hitman: Agent 47’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article31512776.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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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:43:39 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article31512776.html
Teens' e-cigarette use linked with later smoking http://www.kansascity.com/living/article31385507.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:30:08 CDT By LINDSEY TANNER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/article31385507.html CNN story moves KC area family closer to adoption of disabled Chinese boy http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article30805638.html#storylink=rss JiaJia, 9, has spina bifida. Jeri and Brian Wilson of Grain Valley have been raising money to help pay adoption costs, and the CNN story boosted their GoFundMe account.

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Movie Mom: ‘Man From U.N.C.L.E.,’ ‘Straight Outta Compton,’ ‘End of Tour’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article30871179.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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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 11:20:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article30871179.html
Jim Cosgrove: The sweet smell of school is in the house http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article30392895.html#storylink=rss There’s something powerful baked into the smell of brand new school supplies — something crisp, clean and full of infinite promise. And even the aromas of the classrooms and hallways of the school itself can create and, eventually, trigger a cascade of memories like the other senses don’t.

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Sun, 09 Aug 2015 06:00:00 CDT

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Beware the friends your kids meet on TV: Children’s shows are full of bad influences http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/tv/article30328305.html#storylink=rss From naughty Caillou to wayward Thomas the Train, kids programming is full of bad influences. Choose wisely, or you’ll pay the price in tantrums.

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Movie Mom: ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie,’ ‘Fantastic Four,’ ‘Ricki and the Flash’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article30035553.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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Lindsay Hanson Metcalf: My son just hit his friend, and I’m wounded http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article29824615.html#storylink=rss We had gone swimming with friends that afternoon. Everyone had been laughing and playing well together. The boys had gotten out of the pool to play in a nearby tree house. A few peaceful minutes passed before the scream.

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Movie Mom: ‘Mission: Impossible,’ ‘Vacation,’ ‘Infinitely Polar Bear’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article29401381.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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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:13:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article29401381.html
Our lesson about alcohol and drugs: Moderation, responsibility http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article28454449.html#storylink=rss My husband and I have always raised our son to know the truth. We don’t hide much from him. So when we saw a young woman staggering down the sidewalk, I told him what was going on and used it as a lesson.

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Movie Mom: ‘Pixels,’ ‘Paper Towns,’ ‘Southpaw’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article28259077.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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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:33:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article28259077.html
Mará Rose Williams: I am so right, but my sons don’t believe me http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article27407227.html#storylink=rss My boys think their mama just fell off the cabbage truck. No matter what I try to tell them, warn them about or advise them on, they look at me as if to say, Duh!

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Book review: 'Unfriended,' misses opportunity to educate on social issues http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article32546274.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By AMANDA WASSERMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article32546274.html Lean In: Janice Ringler, student http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32537727.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By JANICE RINGLER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32537727.html How women in sports are changing the game http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32535276.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By MAGGIE ROACHE AND CHLOE RAPPE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32535276.html GlobalGirl Media gives East Bay girls a voice http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32526252.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By JANE TYSKA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32526252.html Big Picture: Iran nuclear deal http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32516838.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By BRIANNA YANG AND ABBE MURPHY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32516838.html WWII letters between parents, son: Could they belong to your family? http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32516622.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By KIM HONE-MCMAHAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32516622.html Parents @ Play: We're baaaack . . . in school http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32516370.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By ARMIN BROTT AND SAMANTHA FEUSS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32516370.html Balancing Act: Can these dolls help solve the STEM problem for girls? http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32004249.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By HEIDI STEVENS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32004249.html Ask Mr. Dad: Some lessons for son's transition to middle school http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32301420.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By ARMIN BROTT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32301420.html Will last kid to college be a happy or heavy lesson for Mom? http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32301255.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By DEBRA-LYNN B. HOOK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32301255.html Lori Borgman: Check out these hotel choices for the candidates http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32301252.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By LORI BORGMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32301252.html Ex-etiquette: Keep or leave husband who lied bigtime about his finances? http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32301228.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By JANN BLACKSTONE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32301228.html Chris Erskine: Crazy days and a deeply moving memorial in NYC http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32301189.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By CHRIS ERSKINE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32301189.html Ana Veciana-Suarez: Manual labor: Missing the tech whiz who left for college http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32301135.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT By ANA VECIANA-SUAREZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article32301135.html