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Let me and the kid show you around! There’s a lot of great free family entertainment in this Midwestern town.

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Halloween in St. Louis: Kid Jokes for Trick or Treating

Get ready for the awful Halloween jokes, because it’s Halloween in St. Louis! One of our traditions here is to make kids “do a trick” to get their treat on Halloween night. And by trick, we mean a joke! What? You mean other regions don’t do this? Boy, those kids have it easy… If you’re new …

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School Gardens Teach Kids Tasty Lessons about Food

Does your kid’s school have a garden? School gardens might be a lot of hard work, but they reward students with lessons you can’t get from a book. After being invited to the School Nutrition Association’s conference this summer I’ve been more curious about lunch time in my kid’s school. I asked for a tour …

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Boo at the St. Louis Zoo 2016

Boo at the Zoo 2019: Your Kid’s Favorite Halloween Haunt

The St. Louis Zoo is a top attraction for kids in St. Louis–and recently recognized as a top destination in the country, too. During those spooky days leading up to Halloween, the zoo really delivers family friendly fun for tiny goblins and ghosties. The Saint Louis Zoo updated it’s Halloween events for 2019. This year …

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World Bird Sanctuary: This Place Is For The Birds

World Bird Sanctuary in Valley Park is a non-profit organization that promotes the conservation of wild birds of prey. Ok, that sounds a bit dull. Tell your kids you’re taking them to the Bird Zoo. Much better. The sanctuary is tucked next to Lone Elk Park, another cool spot for the kids. Even if you haven’t …

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Spark Curiosity with the Curiosity Cube

Curiosity Cube Tours St. Louis

Want to SPARK your kid’s curiosity about science? Then you’ll want to check out the Curiosity Cube, touring St. Louis this September 2019! The Curiosity Cube is a traveling science lab put together by MilliporeSigma, a global life science company. If the name sounds a bit familiar, its because MilliporeSigma is the result of a …

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Great Forest Park Balloon Race

8 Awesome Tips: The Great Forest Park Balloon Race and Glow (2019)

The Great Forest Park Balloon Race is a St. Louis freebie that you can not miss. Your kids are gonna love this! Great Forest Park Balloon Race Date Colorful hot air balloons take to the sky from the middle of Forest Park on Saturday Sept. 21, 2019 and race after the PNC Bank’s “hare” balloon. …

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tween kid with iphone

When your kid needs a new iPhone (shop iTechshark)

I’ve put it off long enough–it’s time for Mitch to start carrying a cell phone. The decision to let your child have a smart phone is highly personal–you have to consider your kid’s level of maturity, responsibility and the actual NEED for a phone. This post is sponsored by iTechshark, all opinions are my own. …

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