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Looking for the good

Looking for the Good

Evil exists in the world, but remember to look for the good. This is the lesson I hope to impart on my son as he grows. On the days following the tragedy in Charlottesville, my husband and I sat watching the news in disbelief. I was heartbroken for the people of Charlottesville, for all people […]

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Closing the Chapter on Pregnancy

In the 8th month of my final pregnancy, I find myself reflecting back and becoming more and more emotional as I prepare to close this chapter in life. Pregnancy has been everything I ever dreamed it would be and more. I was prepared for morning sickness and gaining an unbelievable amount of weight. Giving up weekend […]

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Family Volunteer in Wichita

10 Places Your Family Can Volunteer in Wichita

My boys are 5 and 2 years old, but I believe it’s never too early to teach them about the value of serving others. Activities like walking in a family 5K dressed as superheroes for the Pregnancy and Family Resource Center, participating in the YMCA Bowl-a-thon and donating canned goods to a local food pantry […]

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Why I Hate Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day (ideal): a clean, quiet, calm, good hair day where all my tiny humans live in harmony and celebrate motherhood and all things maternal. {Instagram equivalent=Mayfield filter} Mother’s Day (reality): a day we often give lackluster gifts to our ever gracious mom, make brunch only to complain about the messy kitchen, and make a valiant effort […]

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A Mom’s Version Of Groundhog Day

The groundhog. This furry little creature has reached surprising celebrity status due to the annual February 2 Groundhog Day celebration. According to legend, if it is cloudy when the groundhog emerges from his burrow, spring will arrive early. If it is sunny when the groundhog emerges and he sees his shadow, the groundhog supposedly retreats […]

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Thanksgiving Recipes

3 Creative Ways To Use Thanksgiving Leftovers

Yesterday you were cherishing the company of family, enjoying a turkey dinner with all the fixings and delighting in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. You gave thanks. You feasted. You football-ed. Now it’s less than 24 hours later and your children are complaining that they never want to see another turkey sandwich ever again. Don’t fret when faced […]

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How To Enjoy Being A Stay At Home Mom {When You Just Want to Wash Your Hair}

How To Enjoy Being A Stay At Home Mom {When You Just Want to Wash Your Hair}

Mornings are a struggle at our house. Despite my best intentions, I’m usually rushing around trying to feed my kids breakfast, gulping down coffee, searching for my preschooler’s favorite superhero shirt that he must wear to school (while praying it’s not in the bottom of the laundry pile), extracting my toddler from various small spaces […]

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