<![CDATA[816 North Diversions News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-diversions/ en-us Tue, 03 Jun 2014 10:04:53 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 03 Jun 2014 10:04:53 CDT 816 North Diversions 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Susan Vollenweider: Helping child making decisions sometimes means sitting back http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-diversions/article24646738.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:36:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-diversions/article24646738.html Susan Vollenweider: It’s the season of the field trip, but this time for grownups http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article20294145.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 17:08:42 CDT By Susan Vollenweider

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Emily Parnell: A summer without school-issued iPads promises to be both dimmer and brighter http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article18539348.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:09:09 CDT

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Emily Parnell: Sometimes a little lack of clarity can be a blessing http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-diversions/article15071375.html#storylink=rss Lately, I’ve been engaging in an activity that makes me feel quite naughty.

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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 14:27:06 CDT

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Wrap your tastebuds in this crunchy, tasty treat http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article15065606.html#storylink=rss The lettuce wrap began turning up in mainstream restaurants a few years ago, and it wasn’t long before home cooks were eager to integrate the fun food into their own menus.

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Snarky in the Suburbs: The cult of ‘elite’ competitive sports, where common sense is sidelined http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/article13219196.html#storylink=rss Am I the only one old enough to remember when “competing at the elite level” meant an athlete was training to make an Olympic team? Because now it also means a family is spending their weekend in scenic Omaha and probably dropping close to a $1,000 (at least $250 of that in entry fees) so their 11-year-old can play volleyball in a junior high gym with 750 other “elite” sixth-graders.

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:27:05 CDT

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Beef and black bean enchiladas are a good source of protein, fiber http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article13217549.html#storylink=rss Fran Carlson is a registered dietitian/bean farmer with what would seem like a modest vision: “I’ve always had this dream of Americans eating more beans.”

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Emily Parnell: In the silence of political correctness, we are leavingour kids on their own http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article12285545.html#storylink=rss My husband and I have not taught our kids tolerance. We’ve demonstrated it. We welcome those from other cultures and sexual orientations into our lives. We explore other cultures. But we don’t discuss it. We’ve fallen short by not discussing our differences.

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:58:13 CST

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Roasted fennel pairs with red peppers in a beautiful, nutritious salad http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article12275369.html#storylink=rss Fennel is rich in vitamin A and offers fair amounts of calcium, phosphorous and potassium. Red peppers contain loads of beta carotene, fiber and vitamin B6.Add mixed salad greens and a drizzle of olive oil and you have an impressive start to any meal.

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Denise Snodell: Parenting journey continues where the sidewalk ends http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article11090012.html#storylink=rss As a parent, you gasp when your child hits any new milestone. Intellectually, you know it’s going to happen, but emotionally many of us trick ourselves into believing each phase is going to last forever.

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Snarky in the Suburbs: Sure, flowers are fine, but give me an emptied dishwasher any day http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article9681635.html#storylink=rss Practicality is the death of romance.

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 13:27:56 CST

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Eating for life: Flavorful Hot and Sour Soup gets a sodium makeover for Chinese New Year http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article9677537.html#storylink=rss Even with reduced salt, there’s plenty of flavor, thanks to the seasonings: ginger, garlic, red pepper flakes, rice vinegar and sesame oil.

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Matt Keenan: Blame the inclusiveness bug for birthday extravaganzas http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article9105647.html#storylink=rss Leave one kid out and their mom turns into a grudge-holding, revenge-extracting lunatic. So we included everyone, and chaos followed.

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Tue, 03 Feb 2015 14:52:14 CST

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Eating for life: Citrus salad packs a wallop of vitamin C, phytonutrients http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article9104555.html#storylink=rss A single orange contains 170 phytonutrients, including zeaxanthin and lutein, which prevent macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness after age 65.

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Tue, 03 Feb 2015 14:48:42 CST

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Eating for Life: Sloppy Joes score big on Super Bowl party menus http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article8406378.html#storylink=rss If a Super Bowl party is just another reason to let your New Year’s diet resolutions go, here’s a recipe to cheer about.

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:05:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article8406378.html
Emily Parnell: Be careful what you wish for, and appreciate what you already have http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article8404227.html#storylink=rss Growing up, my parents knew I was a sensitive kid. I was shielded from childhood terror movies such as “Bambi” and “Dumbo” that depicted horrible things happening to the parents of the young and innocent. I begged to see “Bambi,” but was never allowed. Alas, I have never seen it to this day, nor do I plan to.

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:03:32 CST

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Tangy Sesame-Coated Pork Chops recipe offers a tasty way to get more sesame into your diet http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article7770060.html#storylink=rss Look for sesame seeds in the American diet and you’re most likely to find them as an edible decoration sprinkled on a hamburger bun. But the tiny ivory-colored seed may actually be one of the oldest condiments and one of the most nutritious seeds known to man.

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:18:25 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article7770060.html
Emily Parnell: Son’s mistake leads to moral dilemma http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article7754919.html#storylink=rss Life’s biggest lessons always seem to come out of the biggest mistakes, and the riskiest decisions. They’re the type of lesson that can pack a wallop — in growing pains, but also in richness of what we learn about ourselves and others.

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:15:41 CST

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Boogie Ball is Feb. 14 at TWA Hangar Museum http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-diversions/article7752900.html#storylink=rss suppressed tags: [h3] --> … Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:02:43 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-diversions/article7752900.html Eating for Life: Weather may be cold, but you can still enjoy the texture, crunch of a chopped salad. http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article6282975.html#storylink=rss When it comes to cabbage, think pink.

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 13:12:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article6282975.html
Emily Parnell: In the grudge match against illness, washing hands is a powerful weapon http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article6282486.html#storylink=rss “I want you to be a total freak about it,” I said. “Do it over and over again — until everyone makes fun of you. In fact, do it again right now. Twice in a row. Use plenty of soap.”

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Eating for life: Steel-cut oatmeal offers nutty flavor and more fiber http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816/816-diversions/article5507724.html#storylink=rss Think of oatmeal as your wakeup call to good nutrition: A cup of cooked steel-cut oats has 8 grams of total fiber. Two of those grams are soluble.

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Emily Parnell: Yes, Virginia, attaining a long-term goal is possible http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article5171646.html#storylink=rss It’s a messy process, a learning experience, a hard commitment and nobody is going to dump the end result in your lap.

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Eating for Life recipe: Italian Vegetable Stuffed Mushrooms make a perfect New Year’s appetizer http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-diversions/article5170518.html#storylink=rss One-bite stuffed mushrooms are a perfect idea for a New Year’s party appetizer.

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Eating for Life recipe: Marinated Party Shrimp will provide zing, panache to any holiday gathering http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article4832745.html#storylink=rss Bet you’ve heard this one before: Noshing on high-fat, high-salt appetizers at a holiday party can be a diet disaster.

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