RSS

St. Louis Family Spring-Summer 2014

Resources: St. Louis Family Amusements

Six Flags St. Louis April 5 through November 2 Be prepared for a Tsunami Soaker this summer at Six Flags St. Louis. New this year, the spinning, interactive water ride seats up to six per b... more »

Mar 21, 2014 12:31 PM Family

Me and My Mini

Brooklyn Age: 5 years old Submitted by:  Mom She says, ‘I want to dress like you. I want to be like you. I want to be you when I grow up,’” Melissa Stolze says of her 5-year-old daughter, Broo... more »

Mar 21, 2014 12:31 PM Family

Sweetology: Hitting the Sweet Spot

Ask any mom: When it comes to planning kids’ birthday parties, there are never enough options—or at least never enough worthy places to celebrate. But as of March, party planners have a new locatio... more »

Mar 21, 2014 12:31 PM Family

Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Back to the Nest

“Oh, motherhood’s not all it’s cracked up to be,” my friend promised as she tried to wrest her sweet baby from my arms. “The house is a mess and the kids are always underfoot— I never get a minu... more »

Mar 21, 2014 12:31 PM Family

Pop Goes the Cello

Their concept was super simple: two guys, two cellos, and one medley. Oh, and one unforgettable name: Two Mellow Cello Fellows. “Our name was actually kind of a joke,” says Christopher Halen, one o... more »

Mar 21, 2014 12:31 PM Family

On Her Way: Grace's Bus Stop

A simple, unassuming bench sits at a bus stop on Lockwood Avenue in Glendale. Even if the bench’s form doesn’t at first capture your attention, you might notice its brightly painted legs and the si... more »

Mar 21, 2014 12:31 PM Family

Editor's Reflections: Family First

Aside from the “Da-Das,” “Mamas,” and adamant “Nos,” my daughter, Katie, did not really talk until she was 18 months old—when we put her into day care. Suddenly full sentences flew forth: “Don’t le... more »

Mar 21, 2014 12:30 PM Family

The Day-Care Dilemma

Maybe the walls are a cheerful yellow. Maybe the kids are laughing. Maybe the providers seem attentive. Maybe it’s just what you have been looking for in a child-care provider. But there could b... more »

Mar 21, 2014 12:30 PM Family

Advice: Ask the Counselor

My husband never says no to my daughter, and at least in his eyes, it seems that I hardly ever say yes. How can we address this? Parents often develop a reputation for be- ing the “yes” or “no... more »

Mar 21, 2014 12:30 PM Family

Health: Ask the Doctor

How do I get my older children to sleep in their own beds? Children older than 6 years should not be sleeping in their parents’ beds. To begin, have your child fall asleep in his or her bed. The ... more »

Mar 21, 2014 12:30 PM Family

Resources: St. Louis Family-Friendly Restaurants

Restaurants in this listing are chosen by the editorial staff of St. Louis Family magazine on the basis of family-friendliness. Please note: With few exceptions, we tried to include mainly locall... more »

Mar 21, 2014 12:30 PM Family