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Easy Make-Ahead Breakfasts

3 Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Ideas

     Would you believe that with all the back-to-school craziness on the horizon, one of my biggest anxiety-inducers is actually….breakfast! Not my child’s teacher, not selecting the proper school supplies, not even getting the perfect first-day photo, but literally what food I am putting into my kids’ mouths. During the summer months, I don’t […]

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I’m Raising My Kids, Too

I mean, I’m not letting someone else raise my kids, she said as she shared her reasoning of why she was going to stay home with her children instead of continuing her career. I smiled and nodded in support, knowing my friend would provide amazing days at home with her little ones. Inside, however, my heart […]

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8 Ways To Prevent Eating Disorders and Negative Body Image in Kids

This post is written and sponsored by Jenny Helms, LMFT – providing therapy and counseling services for families in Wichita and the surrounding areas.Being the parent of a child with eating or body image struggles is incredibly difficult. I hear parents say things like, “Did I cause this?” and “We did everything right… I don’t […]

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Why Football is the Best Sport for Moms

After reading that title, I’m sure some Moms are saying….”What?! Football is the LAST sport for moms.” I hear you. I totally understand, and up until I met my husband more than 18 years ago, I was right there with you!  Not only is football a male-dominated sport, but moms cringe thinking about their child’s […]

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Parenting Expectations vs. Reality

As parents, I think we are all guilty of romanticizing certain experiences a-la-Clark-Griswold in Christmas Vacation, and, well, every movie Clark Griswold has been in. Who remembers this exchange? Ellen: “It’s just that I know how you build things up in your mind, Sparky. You set standards that no family event can ever live up […]

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