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Hosting a Foreign Exchange Student

Raising Global Citizens by Hosting Foreign Exchange Students

Thank you to AFS Intercultural Programs USA for sponsoring this post and for educating our community on the impact we might make by hosting a foreign exchange student.  Traveling abroad with small children simply wasn’t practical for our family. It was difficult to explore safely on our limited budget and accessibility. My husband and I wanted […]

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Talk Nerdy To Me: Podcasts the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Podcast popularity has really surged in the last year. With thousands of shows out there it can be intimidating getting started and finding shows that you really love. Today I’m sharing eight shows I don’t hesitate to listen to with my kids. Podcasts are the perfect medium for story-telling and digging deep into general knowledge […]

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Top 5 Myths About Online Schools

Thank you to K12 for sponsoring this post and offering high quality, tuition-free online education for Kansas kids and families! There are many great reasons why families choose online schools for their kindergarten through 12th grade students – and in Kansas alone, thousands of children are receiving the  highest quality education from the privacy of […]

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5 Affordable Family Spring Break Getaways | Wichita Moms Blog

5 Affordable Family Spring Break Getaways

Planning a family trip on a budget can be so challenging!  As spring and summer breaks are quickly approaching, here are five destinations with family-friendly attractions that won’t break the bank.  All but one destination are within driving distance of Wichita!  Of course, each of these destinations has many more attractions, but I’ve picked out a […]

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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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Guide to Kid-Friendly Spring Break Activities in Wichita

Are you ready for Spring Break? We know your kids are! Whether you need a week-long camp to keep them busy or just a few fun family activities to keep you sane, this list will tell you where to go. From art and nature to sports and movies, there are tons of kid-friendly Spring Break activities […]

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More Precious Thank You Think | Wichita Moms Blog

More Precious Than You Think :: Perspective In The Trenches of Parenting

Sigh. Breathe. You can do this. Breathe.  I repeat this to myself as the screaming/fighting sounds that can only come from siblings continue from the other room. The half-scream-half-whines have been going on for what seems like ALL THE HOURS on this particular morning. Hesitantly, I glance at the clock. Um, 9:07 a.m. Fantastic. That […]

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