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.


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


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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


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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


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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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Here's a list of free hunts around town that don't require advanced registration. more

Apr 12, 2017 8:28 AM Family


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Visit Grant's Farm for opening day, play with Fredbird at a carnival, or explore the human brain. more

Apr 12, 2017 8:25 AM Family

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Challenge the kids to a scavenger hunt on the Arch grounds or a Pokemon hunt at the World Bird Sanctuary. more

Apr 4, 2017 2:15 PM Family


Courtesy of Missouri Botanical Garden

Get outside and play in some of the area's best natural playgrounds. Plus, you can meet the Easter Bunny as he flies to Chesterfield by helicopter. more

Mar 28, 2017 1:59 PM Family


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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


Photo courtesy of The Lovely Lens Photography

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


Photo by Brad Tutterow/via Flickr

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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