<![CDATA[Family News & Events | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/ The family page is your source for family news and articles provided by The Kansas City Star and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:43:47 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:43:47 CDT Family 60 Jim Cosgrove: My love for the Royals has roots in George Brett’s lawn http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article3351155.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article3351155.html Movie Mom: ‘St. Vincent,’ ‘23 Blast,’ ‘John Wick,’ ‘Dear White People’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article3222793.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:53:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article3222793.html Parents @ Play: Aww, shoot, whether it's darts or zarts http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article3465889.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:09:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article3465889.html Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article3465861.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:09:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article3465861.html Looking for love at a Halloween party? 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»]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:54:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article524102/Movie-Mom-‘How-to-Train-Your-Dragon-2’-‘22-Jump-Street’-‘Words-and-Pictures’.html Lessons from my father: Standing up for what is right http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article496383/Lessons-from-my-father-Standing-up-for-what-is-right.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 08 Jun 2014 08:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article496383/Lessons-from-my-father-Standing-up-for-what-is-right.html Movie Mom | ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ ‘Edge of Tomorrow,’ ‘Maleficent’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article476387/Movie-Mom--‘The-Fault-in-Our-Stars’-‘Edge-of-Tomorrow’-‘Maleficent’.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:50:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article476387/Movie-Mom--‘The-Fault-in-Our-Stars’-‘Edge-of-Tomorrow’-‘Maleficent’.html I’m trying to teach my son to 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