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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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When You’re Not the Fun Parent

My husband had to work late tonight unexpectedly, and it threw off our entire evening. Mine, because instead of tag-teaming the full sprint that is feeding, bathing, lotioning, teeth-brushing, hair-combing, nursing, story-reading and putting three little ones to bed, I was going it alone. And my kids, because they know at dinner time (earlier if […]

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