Denise Bertacchi

Denise Bertacchi is a mom on a mission to find all things fun for kids to do in St. Louis. Read more at, or follow her at @stlmotherhood on Twitter and Instagram.


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Explore the tomb of Tutankhamen, find food trucks at Grant's Farm, or climb a tower for the best view of the city. more

Jun 28, 2017 9:38 AM Family

Fourth of July

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From patriotic pancakes to family-friendly festivals, enjoy the holiday all weekend long—and then some. more

Jun 28, 2017 8:38 AM Family


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Travel back in time at the Old Courthouse, chalk up the Loop, or dive under the sea at the Muny. more

Jun 20, 2017 3:50 PM Family


Courtesy of World Bird Sanctuary

This week has a farm fresh carnival, a curious cube of science, and a buggy adventure for your kids to explore. more

Jun 14, 2017 9:07 AM Family

From chowing down on the best BBQ to free admission to family friendly museums, here's how you can make dad's day special. more

Jun 14, 2017 9:04 AM Family


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Local libraries are encouraging young bookworms to read all summer long—and are rewarding them with cool prizes. more

Jun 7, 2017 8:12 AM Family

2012 Airpower over the Midwest

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Scott Air Force Base hosts a public air show, Faust Park comes to life, and Laumeier Sculpture Park has free arts and crafts. more

Jun 6, 2017 4:20 PM Family


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Is your child an aspiring chef—or do you just want them to learn their way around the kitchen without making a mess in yours? We found seven different cooking schools that offer camps and short classes for kids and teenagers. more

May 30, 2017 3:35 PM Family

Circus Flora: The Pawn

Circus Flora

Enjoy food trucks, a fishing derby, summer hockey, and the start of Circus Flora. more

May 30, 2017 3:24 PM Family

It's time to kick off the summer season with festivals and fun. more

May 24, 2017 9:34 AM Family

Enjoy late-night fun at both Grant's Farm and the Saint Louis Zoo—plus a backyard beach and real life Hot Wheels. more

May 23, 2017 3:57 PM Family


Courtesy of Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

Celebrate the reopening of Kiener Plaza, enjoy carnival rides in Wentzville, and explore history at Cahokia Mounds. more

May 16, 2017 2:59 PM Family


Courtesy of Saint Louis Zoo

Whether your kiddo needs adaptive play equipment or just a place where the lights and noise are toned down, we found something fun for everyone. more

May 16, 2017 2:46 PM Family


Courtesy of HealthWorks! Kids' Museum St. Louis

Learn to code, enjoy farm yard fun, or wish St. Louis' newest children's museum a big happy birthday. more

May 9, 2017 3:50 PM Family

Celebrate mom all weekend long. more

May 9, 2017 3:35 PM Family


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Cardinals season tickets for the whole fam might not be in the budget, so here's some alternative ways to enjoy baseball in St. Louis. more

May 3, 2017 9:26 AM Family


Photo by Jonathan Pollack

Listen to fantastic stories, climb a grand tower, or peddle through a challenging bike course. more

May 3, 2017 8:45 AM Family


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Hit one out of the park, check out cave-dwelling bats, and sing along with Snoopy. more

Apr 25, 2017 3:29 PM Family


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There's so much more to Earth Day than learning if you should recycle that pizza box. Treat the kids to a day of blue and green pancakes, an Earth Day festival, and more. more

Apr 18, 2017 2:51 PM Family


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Learn about Chinese culture, make art at Laumeier Sculpture Park, or enjoy a free night at The Magic House. more

Apr 18, 2017 2:49 PM Family

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