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New Year's Eve Wichita

12 Places to Ring in the New Year in Wichita

This post is from December 2015, but still has some great options to check out for this year! New Year’s Eve Hotel Specials in Wichita: Hyatt Regency Wichita: Lucky People Band will be live to help ring in the New Year. Two options for your evening include an overnight stay with dinner, party entrance, breakfast […]

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Spread Cheer! Giving Back in Wichita

**UPDATED FOR 2016** The holidays are busy.  Our time is filled with planning meals, wrapping presents, entertaining guests, and tracking down Santa for a photo.  It is also a time where we are reminded of our many blessings and seek ways to give back to our community.   If you are searching for opportunities in which […]

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Over 40 {Free} Field Trips for Homeschooling Families in Wichita

Homeschool families have a variety of motives for homeschooling, and contrary to what some might think, being a “cheap” option is typically not one of them. Homeschool education can be a rather pricy endeavor, and I’m sure we all have a story to share about that time we got “creative” finding inexpensive alternatives. It wasn’t until […]

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Small Town Spotlight :: Derby, Kansas

If you’ve lived in Wichita for any amount of time, you’re likely familiar with Derby, a quaint town just a few short miles south of Wichita. Derby has grown exponentially in the last 10 years adding avenues of entertainment, shopping and dining. But it still offers a small town feel. Parks and Recreation Overall, Derby offers 37 park […]

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Military Family Guide to Wichita: Free and Discounted Things to Do

Whether you call Wichita your current duty location or your home, as a military family there are so many ways to enjoy all the city has to offer.  This list includes free and discounted activities for Wichita military families.  As newbies to the area, my family loves to discover what makes Wichita awesome!   Botanica, The Wichita […]

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Small Town Spotlight :: Kechi, Kansas

Just a few miles northeast of Wichita is a tiny little town with tons of charm!! Kechi is home to a little over 2,000 people and a plethora of businesses. The years our family spent living there were such a delight, because we were within 10 minutes of “city life” like grocery stores and restaurants, but enjoyed the quaint […]

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Braces 101 with Dr. Brian (Part 2)

We recently teamed up with Dr. Brian Smith of Smith Orthodontics to help ease our fears and answer some really important questions when it comes to braces. Check out the first part of our conversation, including what to look for in an orthodontist and when to get your kiddos checked out. He provided more insight into the mama must-knows before ultimately taking the […]

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Wichita Pumpkin Patch Round Up

Wichita Area Pumpkin Patch Round-up

  Fall is in the air! Soon, the leaves will be turning, the air will get cooler, the sun will go down sooner {hallelujah!}, and we’ll switch out our tank tops and flip-flops for sweaters and boots. With the change of the seasons comes many family traditions, and a trip to the pumpkin patch is […]

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Forming Philanthropists :: Honoring Our Troops {Series}

As parents, we all make sacrifices. They’re not easy, and sometimes we make them begrudgingly – but we do it because someone is depending on that sacrifice.  Now think of that on a larger scale, and you have our military and their families. They make sacrifices every day for our nation and its citizens, and they do it […]

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Guide to Preschools, Schools and Mom's Day Out

Guide to Preschools, Schools and Mom’s Day Out in Wichita

We are frequently asked about early childhood programs and recommendations for preschools and schools in Wichita. Though we suggest thorough research of preschools and schools you are interested in, our hope is that this guide will make things easier in your search for the best fit for your family! Preschools & Early Childhood  These Early Childhood Programs […]

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