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All Star Birthday Party

The 5 A’s of an All Star Sports Birthday + Giveaway

Thank you to All Star Wichita for sponsoring this post and for bringing affordable fun to the families of Wichita! The choices for planning a child’s birthday party can be completely overwhelming. Have it at home or at a location? Have a theme or keep it simple? Offer a meal or dessert only? So we’ve decided to make it […]

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8 Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

Disclosure : Thank you to Smith Orthodontics for sponsoring this post and providing quality orthodontic services to our community of Wichita families! As National Children’s Dental Health Month draws to a close, we can’t help but get excited that spring and sunshine are just around the corner! This also means that Easter (and inevitably, Easter baskets) will be […]

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5 Reasons to Take a Community Class at WSU

Disclosure: Thank you to Wichita State University Community Education for sponsoring this post and for providing classes we stand behind and are excited to bring to this wonderful community of moms. Wichita State University’s Community Education Program is a hidden gem amongst a sea of popular Shocker programs and events. This year, however, the program has been completely overhauled, […]

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Kindergarten Readiness

Ready, Set, Go! Keys to Kindergarten Readiness

Thank you to Central Christian Academy for sponsoring this post and to Carrie Jones, Director of Admissions, for sharing tips for Kindergarten readiness with our community of Wichita moms.  Your baby is growing up, and kindergarten is right around the corner. Whether you are a full-time stay-at-home mom, a full-time working mom, or fall somewhere in between, the […]

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The Road to Pregnancy : Tackling Infertility Issues

Disclosure : Thank you to Heartland Women’s Group Gynecology and Obstetrics Services for sponsoring this post and to Dr. James Whiddon for sharing his expertise with our community of moms. If you and your partner are having trouble getting pregnant, you’re not alone. Some 15 to 20 percent of couples in the United States are infertile. Infertility is […]

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Vaccinations During Pregnancy

Vaccinations During Pregnancy

Disclosure : Thank you to Heartland Women’s Group Gynecology and Obstetrics Services for sponsoring this post and to Dr. Lowden for sharing her expertise with our community of moms. Immunization of a mother before and during pregnancy is important to protect both baby and mother. Pregnancy renders the immune system less active by design, so that it does not […]

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The One Percent : Infants Born with Heart Conditions

Disclosure : Thank you to Children’s Mercy Wichita for sponsoring this post and for providing quality medical services to our community of moms and their babies. It is estimated that one percent of infants are born with heart problems. Not all of these infants will require immediate care or surgery, but for those who do, it is lifesaving. […]

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Transitioning to Life with Pediatric Diabetes

Disclosure : Thank you to Children’s Mercy Wichita for sponsoring this post and for providing quality medical services to our community of moms and their babies.   Diabetes is no longer as frightening as it once was. With proper care, the disease can be kept under control and children with diabetes can lead normal, active lives. Take Derby, […]

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Newborn Screening : When Results are Unexpected

Disclosure : Thank you to Children’s Mercy Wichita for sponsoring this post and for providing quality medical services to our community of moms and their babies. This post specifically highlights the endocrinology unit, a familiar place for WMB team member Lindsay and her family.  Did you know that the State of Kansas does newborn screenings on every baby […]

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Our “Conspicuous” Family :: International Adoption

In support of National Adoption Month, we are honored to be sharing adoption stories and perspectives from moms in our community, as well as advice and insight from a Wichita attorney on how to handle the adoption process. Click here for more on our National Adoption Month series.  We are what you might call a “conspicuous family.” Sheer numbers […]

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