Parenting Groups

Join a parenting group to learn strategies of successful parents.  As an independent facilitator of Love and Logic (r) curricula, A Balanced Life LLC offers two programs:  Parenting the Love and Logic way (r) and Love and Logic Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun! (r).

Groups require a minimum of 6 participants and meet weekly for six weeks.   The next Parenting the Love and Logic Way (r) group will start on Monday, July 10, 2017.  The group will meet each Monday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm through Monday, August 14, 2017. Cost: $120 per participant.  

This group is highly recommended for parents who want to:

  • set enforceable limits
  • avoid power struggles
  • help children learn to own and solve problems
  • improve co-parenting
  • gain their child’s cooperation
  • have more fun parenting

Please call or email for more information or to sign up.  Contact:  Jane McKinney at; phone: 816-470-9023.

Creative Expressions Group

This hands-on group is for adults who would like to explore and resolve professional or personal challenges in a fun and innovative way.  Focusing on the creative process allows your inner wisdom to bubble up to the surface, offering a fresh perspective to the challenge you choose to explore. Each month will feature a different creative opportunity for you to experience.  The group meets one Saturday per month from 11:30am to 1:00pm and costs $20.00 per group session.  Please call or email for the next group date; or, to RSVP.  Contact: Jane McKinney at;  phone:  816-470-9023.


Perinatal Breakfast Club

A monthly support group for women who are pregnant; or, who have recently given birth and are experiencing anxiety, depression or unwanted thoughts or behaviors.  The purpose of this support group is to help educate, empower, and provide hope during your pregnancy and after the birth of your baby.  Lap babies are welcome.

Location: A Balanced Life LLC, 6155 Oak Street, Suite B

Kansas City, MO 64113

Dates in 2017: January 7, February 4,  March 4,  April 8,  May 6,  June3,  July 8,  August 5,  September 2,   October 7,  November 4, and December 2.

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Cost: Free; suggested donation – $10.00

Facilitator: Jane McKinney, LCSW, LSCSW, RPT-S, certified EMDR therapist

Phone: 816—470-9023