Author Archive | Megan

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Wichita Non-Profit Highlight :: Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep

WMB contributors have been given an opportunity to share some of our favorite non-profit organizations. There are so many wonderful non-profits in Wichita, but here is one that has personally served me. *Trigger Warning* Bereavement Photos Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep (NILMDTS) Mission To introduce remembrance photography to parents suffering the loss of […]

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World Breastfeeding Week Events in Wichita | 2018

World Breastfeeding Week is August 1st-7th, 2018, and the theme is the “Foundations of Life”. This WBW Wichita is celebrating now having TWO Baby Friendly Hospitals. Many in our community have worked tirelessly to set a standard for care and we are thankful for their commitment! And while we have made so many improvements over […]

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Curly Hair Diverse Care – Summer Hair Routines

Pool time and swimming is a vivid childhood memory. Every summer we took swimming lessons and spent summer days as a family at the pool. It was carefree, I have not one memory of worrying about my hair. I let my fine, straight, brown, white girl hair flow through the water. Sometimes I would pull […]

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So, Austin, We Were Dating :: When You Almost Move

“The past, like the future, is indefinite and exists only as a spectrum of possibilities.” -Stephen Hawking When I was young my family moved frequently, if not to a new city a different house in the same city. However, as an adult I have moved less. I went to college at Wichita State in 1999, […]

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IBCLC Day :: Helping Women One Latch at a Time 

Within hours of meeting our adopted daughter we were already breastfeeding. She was a barracuda with a little mouth and my nipples were sore. Luckily I knew just who to call: my IBCLC (International Board Certified Lacation Consultant). Only 5 days after my sweet Locklyn was born I called my IBCLC crying. “She’s still losing […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebrations in Wichita

Join our community as we observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2018 at these various celebration in the City of Wichita! You can find other ways to celebrate year-round here: Black History 365: Year Round Celebration  4th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Program Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. – Eta Beta Lambda Chapter would like […]

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The Business Side of Infant Loss :: A Thank You to My Husband

Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses. -Lao Tzu Together we held our son, who was still born, in the middle of the night. You helplessly watched your daughter take her last breath on my warm bare chest. You were always calm, collected and […]

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