If you're a busy KC or JoCo mom and looking for a gym that's just for you, you're going to love our new Health & Wellness partner, BLUSH FITNESS. This new workout facility is coming to Overland Park soon and is unlike any other health club in the Kansas City metro area. Why? Because BLUSH FITNESS is solely focused on women's health and offers ladies an innovative and unique approach to working out. Read more →

The locally founded ADHDKC organization will be hosting an informational event for parents of children with ADHD. The workshop will be led by Elaine Taylor-Klaus, CPCC, PCC, who is the co-founder of ImpactADHD and a member of the CHADD Board of Directors. During the event, Taylor-Klaus will cover success strategies to help ease kids into back-to-school season. The event will... Read more →

Look for a fun way to spend a summer day while doing something good for the environment? This Thursday, June 19, 2014 is “National Dump the Pump Day". Take the kids on a FREE JO bus ride around Johnson County, while teaching kids about saving gas and improving air quality. Try The Jo for FREE this Thursday, and start a... Read more →

As part of National Health Center Week, Aug. 11-17, 2013, UnitedHealthcare will celebrate with the Health Partnership Clinic of Johnson County in Olathe, Kansas by offering free back-to-school physicals for children 18 years and younger. This special one-time event will be themed based on the popular Sesame Street initiative, “Food for Thought: Eating Healthy on a Budget”. Physicals will be... Read more →

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT Five years ago, on the day after Halloween, Charlie Horn, a 2-year-old Kansas City boy died in his home. He was sweet. He was quiet. He was loved. And his death could have been prevented by a simple piece of plastic. On Saturday, October 6 from noon to 3 pm, Crowley Furniture will be distributing FREE furniture straps... Read more →

Are you or someone you know looking for reliable, affordable sitters & child care for your kids these long summer days? Well, don't forget to book your sitter! As a busy mom of two, I know first-hand that sometimes it's so hard to make plans because booking a babysitter causes more stress than it's worth to actually go out! Well,... Read more →

Recall info.

We at kcmetromoms.com are working hard to keep Kansas City moms and families informed about local and nationwide recalls. For the most up-to-date listing of publicly announced recalls, visit our Recall forum. And, if you hear of a recall not yet posted on our website, contact us. Read more →

Kids in the kitchen

If you're looking for something to keep your kiddos busy this summer while they have fun, stay safe, and stay cool from the heat, check out Young Chefs Academy in Leawood. Young Chefs® Academy is a unique culinary experience which offers cooking classes to children in a safe environment that encourages discovery and creativity. Each visit to Young Chefs® Academy... Read more →