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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Did the eclipse get your kids excited about space exploration and astronomy? Here are seven places to soak up the stars. more

Aug 23, 2017 9:14 AM Family

Meet a new American Girl, get a taste of COCA, and eat your way around the world. more

Aug 22, 2017 2:49 PM Family


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Learn about glassblowing, chase dragonflies, and attend a block party just for kids. more

Aug 15, 2017 3:46 PM Family


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Schools across the area have been gearing up for months. We spoke to a few districts to see what they have in store. more

Aug 15, 2017 1:59 PM Family


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Play in the dark, putt around a miniature Ted Drewes, and sneak in a round of laser tag. more

Aug 9, 2017 8:58 AM Family


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Groove in the garden, play with lots of trains, and get ready for the solar eclipse. more

Aug 8, 2017 3:12 PM Family


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School is just around the corner. Wrap up your summer in St. Louis with a thrilling adventure at Six Flags, Adventure Valley, and more. more

Aug 1, 2017 2:21 PM Family


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Food truck festivals, a back-to-school fair at Purina Farms, and a summer balloon glow more

Aug 1, 2017 2:20 PM Family

Hit up the county fair, make art in the city, or play super hero at the library. more

Jul 26, 2017 9:07 AM Family


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Let one of these local experts craft a delicious masterpiece for your birthday kid. more

Jul 26, 2017 9:06 AM Family


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There’s more to screen time than laser-blasting aliens. These free classes and paid camps can teach kids the coding languages that created their favorite games. more

Jul 18, 2017 3:39 PM Family

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Frolic with food trucks, watch a Christmas movie at the pool, see a balloon glow, and catch Disney's Beauty and the Beast at COCA. more

Jul 18, 2017 3:33 PM Family

grocery delivery

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From Walmart to Dierbergs, these area grocers provide a service that lightens the load on parents. more

Jul 12, 2017 10:33 AM Family 1 Comments


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Learn about sharks, work like a dog, and picnic with the teddy bears. more

Jul 12, 2017 9:17 AM Family

Take a trail ride under the watchful eye of an instructor. more

Jul 5, 2017 9:45 AM Family Time

Watch a movie under the stars, build a cardboard boat, and more more

Jul 5, 2017 9:34 AM Family Time


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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


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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

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