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6 Ways to Raise a Reader in a Tech-Driven World

Thank you to Blue Baboon Books for sponsoring this post and offering top-notch literary choices to book-loving Wichita families!A book is not just words and pages and sentences. It’s a bridge to another world, a window with a different view. It’s a best friend. It’s an abhorrent enemy. It’s a burden, an inspiration, a good […]

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Severe Morning Sickness :: The Duchess of Cambridge’s Condition

Thank you to our partners at Heartland Women’s Group for sponsoring this post and offering excellent care to Wichita moms!The Duchess of Cambridge made national news when Kensington Palace announced she had severe morning sickness (hyperemesis gravidarum). Most women experience some kind of morning sickness during pregnancy, so what was it that sent the princess […]

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The Cost of Adoption: Three Things You Need to Know

Thank you to Martin Pringle Law Firm for sponsoring this post and to Attorney Megan Monsour for sharing her expertise with our community of moms.Most of us know the feeling of wanting something that we can’t afford. But what if money stood in the way of becoming a parent? I talk to many couples who […]

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Fall Halloween Pumpkin Patch Trunk or Treat Wichita

Ultimate Guide to Halloween & Fall Events in Wichita

Autumn doesn’t officially begin until September 22nd, but the decorations have already hit stores (we’re looking at you, Hobby Lobby and Target), and Pumpkin Spice Lattes are just around the corner! Because the Wichita area offers so many fun festivals, Trunk-or-Treats and other autumn and Halloween events, we’re bringing you our Ultimate Guide to Fall and Halloween in Wichita a bit early this year! [...]
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Create a Happy Home with WSU Community Education Courses

Special thanks to Wichita State’s Community Education Program for sponsoring this post and providing informative and fun classes for moms in our area. Recreate your living space with WSU’s Community Education courses! This fall we have a variety of courses in home décor, gardening and DIY projects. These classes are designed to help you create […]

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Reading Difficulties - Fundamental Learning Center

Hope for Students with Reading Difficulties (and Their Parents)

Thank you to Fundamental Learning Center for sponsoring this post and offering educational support for Wichita kids and families!Piper, age 5, confidently marched through the hallway at Fundamental Learning Center’s Rolph Literacy Academy this summer, stopping to hug every adult she encountered. As she walked, she pointed out the art projects on the wall she […]

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Back to School: No Better Time to Start a Hobby

Special thanks to Wichita State’s Community Education Program for providing informative and fun classes for moms in our area.As the end of summer approaches, many families are preparing to send their children back to school. This is the perfect time to start a new hobby or dedicate more time on self-improvement! The Wichita State University’s […]

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3 Things You Didn’t Know About Surrogacy

Thank you to Martin Pringle Adoption Professionals for sponsoring this post and to Attorney Megan Monsour for sharing her expertise with our community of moms. The Wild West  Kansas, like many other states, does not have any statutes governing third party reproduction, with the exception of a brief provision regarding sperm donation. Assisted reproductive technology […]

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Wichita Farmer's Markets 2016

Wichita Farmers Markets

Tips for making the most of your Farmers Market experience: Research the markets before you go. Sign up for newsletters and browse their websites and Facebook pages to see which vendors will be attending and what kind of special entertainment will be available. Arrive early for the best selection. Many items sell out fast! Walk the perimeter before […]

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Indulge Your Smile: The Ultimate Mother’s Day Giveaway

Springtime calendars are absolutely nuts. May is full of hustle and bustle of activity - graduations, showers, birthday parties, and somewhere in between sports tournaments, dance recitals, and end of school year preparations, is Mother's Day.   It's safe to say most moms on their special day would love something simple, like a nap or an hour to [...]
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Berry Picking in Wichita

Berry Picking in Wichita

Berry-picking season is almost here! These are some favorite local spots where Wichita families can enjoy picking berries and making memories. Please call ahead to make sure the crop is ripe and ready for picking! (Note: some patches require reservations). Blackberry Heaven Despite their name, in years past Blackberry Heaven has offered both blackberries and [...]
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