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Got Those Back to School Blues? Neither Do We.

The week before school started I came across a meme that said, “You only get eighteen summers with your kids – make them count!” My first thought after reading it was, “Eighteen? The house will never make it.”

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Surviving the Elementary School Years: Parenting Tips for Ages 6 to 10

You survived potty training and the terrible twos; you've reclaimed your bed, and your child is now somewhat self-sufficient. Life ought to be smooth sailing from here on, right? Perhaps. 

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August is Sizzling with Summer Fun! Here are our Top Picks for a Month Full of Adventure

The month of August is devoted to the most adventurous of kiddos! Your kids can journey around the world without leaving St. Louis, connect with the creepiest of creatures, and jump on their bikes for one of the biggest cycling events in the region. Best of all, you don’t have to spend a fortune to enjoy all the fun.

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When Your Pinterest-Perfect Family Vacation Goes Poop-tastically Wrong

We fly onto 270 south and I finally feel my shoulders start to relax. Only two hours behind schedule, but let’s not dwell on that. We are finally on the road. This vacation is happening. Then, from the back seat, I hear it: “Mom? I have to poop.”

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The Importance of Traditional Play in a Digital World

Play comes naturally to kids. They use it as a way to express their feelings and learn new things. But in the age of electronics we live in, video games and screens can take over a child’s free time. Screen-free, or traditional play, offers benefits kids just don't get from playing on an iPad or on the latest game console.

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Sensory Story Time
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Monday, September 9, 2019

Sensory Story Time is geared to families with children ages 3-9 who are on the autism spectrum or who have multi-sensory needs. Children of all abilities are welcome.

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Kids Open Play at Ultimate Ninjas
Friday, August 23, 2019
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Sunday, August 25, 2019

Kids and teens ages 6-15 can practice and explore a variety of obstacles, fine tune their skills on a single obstacle, or practice running the customizable courses at Ultimate Ninjas Open Play. Registration is recommended. 

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Surviving the Elementary School Years: Parenting Tips for Ages 6 to 10

You survived potty training and the terrible twos; you've reclaimed your bed, and your child is now somewhat self-sufficient. Life ought to be smooth sailing from here on, right? Perhaps. 

Continue reading »
Got Those Back to School Blues? Neither Do We.

The week before school started I came across a meme that said, “You only get eighteen summers with your kids – make them count!” My first thought after reading it was, “Eighteen? The house will never make it.”

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Saint Louis Zoo Plans Primate Canopy Trails, a Huge Outdoor Expansion of the Primate House

The Saint Louis Zoo has unveiled plans for the creation of Primate Canopy Trails, a 35,000-square-foot outdoor expansion of the Primate House, complete with sky trails and plenty of ways for visitors to get an up-close look at their favorite primates.

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When Your Pinterest-Perfect Family Vacation Goes Poop-tastically Wrong

We fly onto 270 south and I finally feel my shoulders start to relax. Only two hours behind schedule, but let’s not dwell on that. We are finally on the road. This vacation is happening. Then, from the back seat, I hear it: “Mom? I have to poop.”

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