Carrie Edelstein


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The coffee shop owner is opinionated and strict when it comes to parenting—but it seems that “loving on his kids,” and focusing on their education make Wilson an awesome dad. more

Mar 17, 2016 6:00 AM Family

Hoping to get organized in the New Year? Here are some tips. more

Jan 4, 2016 6:00 AM Home


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Gift ideas for houseguests. more

Dec 8, 2015 5:59 PM Home


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A collection of gift items for this year's Thanksgiving hostess. more

Nov 23, 2015 4:09 PM Family

Tips for keeping everyone on your holiday road trip more comfortable. more

Nov 18, 2015 12:30 PM Family


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When grandparents spend time with their grandchildren, they are more active than they would be and it turns the focus outward, says Dr. Angela Sanford, SLUCare assistant professor of Geriatrics. "They're not thinking about aches and pains." more

Oct 23, 2015 1:18 PM Family

Brad Kane, the singing voice of "Aladdin," made a stop in St. Louis while on tour to promote the re-release of the Disney film on DVD and Blu-Ray, set for today. more

Oct 13, 2015 2:30 PM Family


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If you're searching for ways to stay close to home but feel like you're miles away, the St. Louis area offers some good options. more

Oct 5, 2015 1:19 PM Family


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IKEA's grand opening is set for Wednesday, September 30, at 9 a.m. SLM shares a sneak peek of the store and some must-have items. more

Sep 28, 2015 8:00 AM Home

Over the years the tradition of gift giving has changed. Today there are a multitude of ways to say happy birthday, while adding some meaning and learning to your child's experience. more

Sep 24, 2015 8:00 AM Family


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Without assistance from aliens, constructing a corn maze seems difficult. One imagines a farmer driving his harvester through the field, making hairpin turns to create an intricate pattern, with directions provided by GPS. more

Sep 17, 2015 5:34 PM News


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Forget about exotic locations, expensive airfares, and travel delays. Take a long weekend, and stop to enjoy the sights along the way more

Sep 17, 2015 5:10 PM , , Family

There's lots to do around town, beginning tonight with Art Outside and extending into next month with The Peanuts Great Pumpkin Patch Express. more

Sep 11, 2015 2:47 PM Family


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St. Joseph's Academy celebrates 175 years of educating young women. more

Aug 31, 2015 10:02 AM Family

Labor Day weekend is right around the corner. If you don't yet have plans, consider tackling a home improvement project, hosting a neighborhood party, or getting out of town. We've compiled a list of ideas to make your weekend fun and productive. more

Aug 28, 2015 7:05 AM Family

As school gets back in session, birthday treats and snacks return, as well as lunches eaten in close proximity to others who may experience allergic reactions for the first time in their lives. Here are som ideas for safe snacks. more

Aug 24, 2015 8:10 AM Family

If you have a day to spend, either with your spouse or with the entire family, here’s an itinerary that will make everyone is your group happy. more

Aug 14, 2015 2:52 PM Family

It’s almost time to head back to school, and for many families these next two weeks of August can be the most challenging time of the summer. It’s when you want your kids back on a schedule, but there's still plenty of time for fun, too. more

Aug 3, 2015 4:03 PM Family


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If your house is anything like mine, longer days mean later to bed, more nighttime activities, and a chance for some fun the entire family can enjoy seven days of the week. Here’s your Sunday to Saturday guide to endless summer nights. more

Jul 21, 2015 1:29 PM Family

It may be sunny skies now but weeks of endless rain left behind little more than muddy puddles. Pests, from kitchen ants to mosquitos and even brown recluse spiders creeping their way through wet basements, have thousands of St. Louis moms talking. more

Jul 20, 2015 8:00 AM Family