Finding potential through health and wellness

For many people, enjoying parks and recreational opportunities is quite easy, but it’s more difficult for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. That’s why Developing Potential, Inc. is working to ensure everyone is able to boost their health and wellness through community participation.

The Ellerman Team at ReeceNichols

The Kansas City region is home to some of the most attractive and affordable housing in the nation. However, as in any city, it also is home to victims of abuse who need help to put their lives back together.

A Last Summer Hurrah

Looking for a last minute summer get-away? Sedalia is a short jaunt away and boasts a quant town with plenty to do. Here is our favorite must-do's. 

A favorite experience

Many teenagers dream of appearing in a movie, but for 15-year-old Hudson Harris of Lee’s Summit, it’s becoming a reality with next month’s nationwide release of “The Favorite,” featuring well-known actor John Schneider.

Letter from the Editor

Before having kids of my own, I thought parenting was going to be a piece of cake. As the second oldest of ten kids, a classroom teacher, and former nanny, I had years of experience with children—and I knew I was good with kids. I was sure that my “expertise” was going to make parenting … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Lee’s Summit Medical Center breaks ground on new building Lee’s Summit Medical Center recently marked another milestone of continued growth in the Lee’s Summit community by breaking ground on a new 52,000 square foot, two story, medical office building. The new building will be located on the Lee’s Summit Medical Center campus off Blue Parkway … Continued

The Taste of France Popup

The Taste of France, by Savor & Swirl. A food + wine pairing popup that creates intimate dining experiences in temporary locations across KC. Follow on Instagram @savorandswirl to learn about upcoming events.

Mr. Henry shines as a 4-legged backstage star!

This adorable Shiffon, a hybrid of a Shih-tzu and Brussels Griffon, is at home on Broadway, has traveled with his “mom,” Jennifer Balagna, to two countries (Canada twice and Mexico) in addition to 17 states. He has been to the Hamptons, up and down the east coast, Florida, California and Colorado 10 times, just to name a few.

Family Photo Session Tips

Photos are a great way to document stages of life—family milestones, growing up, having babies, getting married and growing older. Janie Jones, our Lifestyle photographer, has a gift with capturing personality in her portraits. Jones emphasizes, "Time goes fast, so it is important to capture life as you’re going through it.” 

Welcome Home, Baby

Nurseries are undoubtedly one of the sweetest spaces to dream up.  They are also such an important part of the nesting process for expecting parents.  Lanie and Brent Draper of Rooted KC were thrilled when their client let them surprise them with this sweet space as they focused on other ways to prepare for their baby boys arrival. With almost unlimited creative freedom, their client’s only…