Here's one more to file under "Places that totally surprised me": Kansas City, KANSAS. No, no, not Kansas City, Missouri, or "KCMO". I'm talking about its sister (or is it cousin?), "KCK", just across the Kansas River. I was surprised by just how much there is to see and do … [Read more...] about Top 5 things to do in Kansas City, Kansas, for sporty and outdoorsy families
If it hadn’t been for my earlier visit to Assiniboine Park and Zoo in Winnipeg, I probably would have taken a pass on visiting Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead in Overland Park, Kansas. Visiting Assiniboine and seeing all the wonderful work being done in the name of education and … [Read more...] about A delightful day at Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead in Overland Park, Kansas
During our spring trip to Overland Park, Kansas, the kids and I visited Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. What I figured would be, maybe, a 2-hour visit turned into a 5-hour adventure. If it wasn't for an unfortunate splinter (in Lucia's finger), we easily could have … [Read more...] about Photo walk through Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
When I began planning a spring break road trip for just the kids and me, I thought I might be a little nuts. I had never traveled anywhere with only the kids, and I certainly had never spent an extended amount of time in the car with just the two of them. As the trip began to … [Read more...] about Family travel to Overland Park, Kansas: It will surprise you!