Every Wednesday evening, after Lily has gone to sleep and I finally have some quiet moments to myself, I ask the same question. What subject should I start blogging about for next week? Thus starts the laborious process of giving birth to a new blog post. That’s how I affectionately describe it because that’s what it feels like mentally. At first I’m super excited with the idea of exploring the city and experiencing so much I can share with others, just like a couple who begins to contemplate having a baby. Just picture it! Won’t it be so wonderful! Next I go through the stages ofRead More →

Seven lessons I am currently teaching my four year old daughter that she will need for the rest of her life. - Kiara Watts, My City Adventures

Seven Lessons I Am Currently Teaching My Four Year Old Daughter that She Will Need for the Rest of Her Life 1. Always Keep a Straight Line When Walking Across the Street This one is more common sense based than the rest of them. Yet, just as important. We live and primarily play in the midtown/downtown areas of Kansas City, MO. I also choose to live without owning a vehicle. As a result of constantly being in such highly trafficked neighborhoods, I’ve developed a heightened sense of fear about getting hit by a car. It doubled when my daughter came along. From the time Lily turnedRead More →

What God taught me in 2016 is that faith in Him brings light to the darkest of days. Here's how God's extraordinary love and grace carried me through 2016. - Kiara Watts, My City Adventures

Cheers to 2017! Also, as of January 1st, I’ve been a blogger for three years! Everyday I am so amazed and excited at all the richness that blogging brings to my life. What amazes me even more is how blessed I am, by God, to do what I love. Last year was full of growth, challenges, love, and lots of beautiful moments. It seems like a cliché to say that 2016 had its ups and downs, but it did. However, with the roller coaster that it was, I learned that faith in God can bring light on the darkest of days. Here’s how God’s extraordinary loveRead More →

Welcome to My City Adventures. I'm Kiara Watts and my daughter is Lilyanna Watts. My City Adventures is about our explorations as we live our everyday life.

Greetings, fellow explorer! Welcome to My City Adventures. I’m Kiara Watts and my daughter is Lilyanna Watts. My City Adventures is about our explorations as we live our everyday life. Below are examples of what you’ll read about here. special events like festivals, performing arts, and concerts reviews of delicious restaurants my tales of being a parent how I navigate being Black in America stories of people we meet historic landmarks and city attractions fun discoveries from our “walking tours” blogging tips and tricks that work for me how faith in God shapes our days The foundation for My City Adventures was laid early inRead More →

Indian Head Test Pattern. Fall Clean Up for Kiara Loves KC

With the summer of 2016 in the history books, I’m taking some much-needed time off from social media. There are so many things that I’ve wanted to do for months with my blog and photography that I’m finally going to buckle down and get done! ✔ This will be my spring cleaning, so to speak, but in the fall because I have issues with procrastination. 😏 Oh, speaking of Kiara Loves KC, it’s a hot mess right now so please excuse the mess if you happen to visit. Thanks and see you in December! (Yes, I’m giving myself 2 months to complete my to do list)Read More →

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