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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Go fly a kite, ride a wagon, or search for clues at the science center. more

Mar 22, 2017 7:39 AM Family

Elevate a typical birthday party—that matches your kid's style—with these off-the-beaten-track options across St. Louis. more

Mar 16, 2017 4:00 AM Family


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Amanda Whittle began making clothes for her son Kyler. Now, she sells Bohemian-style clothes on Etsy. more

Mar 16, 2017 4:00 AM Family

If your child has an artistic flare, visit these five spots. more

Mar 14, 2017 3:44 PM Family

Through March 30: Sea Lion Spring Training

Courtesy of the Saint Louis Zoo

Visit the Magic House for free, cheer on the sea lions, and build robots at a STEAM expo. more

Mar 14, 2017 3:36 PM Family


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Although the holiday is Friday, March 17, St. Louis is rolling out the green this weekend. more

Mar 7, 2017 2:19 PM Family

Kiddos can learn to paint or draw with the pros, ride a mini train around the Museum of Transportation, or listen to the sweet sounds of the seasons. more

Mar 7, 2017 2:15 PM Family


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Look at dinos, hang out with Daniel Tiger, and celebrate those first teeth. more

Feb 28, 2017 4:25 PM Family


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Explore caves, visit tigers, zipline over Ozark hills, discover history, and play with LEGOS—all without leaving the state. more

Feb 28, 2017 4:21 PM Family

Opting for booze-free, kid-friendly activities this year? We've got you covered. more

Feb 21, 2017 3:41 PM Family


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Catch a play, discover the art of flowers, and take one last lap around the outdoor ice rink. more

Feb 21, 2017 3:36 PM Family


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This weekend is all about eagles, tigers, and trains. more

Feb 16, 2017 8:29 AM Family


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You've seen the zoo and Grant's Farm. But have you stared an eagle in the eye or stalked an endangered Mexican wolf? more

Feb 14, 2017 8:00 AM Family


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We’ve got your family weekend of love all planned out, from chocolates and flowers to a fun dinner and PG movie more

Feb 7, 2017 3:23 PM Family

Entertain the kids with lizards, LEGOs, and award-winning storytelling more

Feb 7, 2017 3:20 PM Family


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Morpho Mardi Gras runs through March 31. more

Feb 1, 2017 1:54 AM Family Time

Photo courtesy of Serendipity Homemade Ice Cream

Watch movies at the zoo, earn free admission to The Magic House, and eat ice cream for breakfast. more

Feb 1, 2017 1:23 AM Family


Photo by Sara Kaiman

Introduce your kids to the joy of reading at one of these St. Louis-area storytelling sessions. The best thing? They're all free. more

Jan 24, 2017 5:16 PM Family

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Photo courtesy of The Magic House

Watch a movie with a firetruck, visit butterflies, and ring in the Chinese New Year more

Jan 24, 2017 3:03 PM Family


Photo by CultureBAH via Flickr

Get crafty with ice, learn to navigate your tween's emotional emojis, and more more

Jan 17, 2017 2:34 PM Family

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