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Amy Foster

Amy Foster
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Amy is a lifelong Wichita-area resident, with the exception of her college and grad school years. Amy has worked as a pediatric physical therapist for a local non-profit organization during her 19 year career. She married Brett, a youth pastor turned special education teacher and coach, and can be seen supporting Andover Middle School with her two boys, aged 9 & 7, only 18 months apart! They keep her occupied in athletic activities, knee-deep in Lego's & up-to-date on superheroes. When she isn't busy momming, she likes to work out before the sun comes up!

Dear Teachers, As You Prepare for A New Kind of School Year

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Dear teachers, As the time draws near for a new school year, the typical feelings of excitement as you anticipate your new classrooms, are probably taken over by feelings you may not have felt before...

A Mom’s Guide to Pokémon Go in Wichita

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  In an effort to get my boys to go for a walk with me one evening last summer, I downloaded Pokémon Go on my phone. They were 6 and 8 and didn't know very...

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ever

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There is nothing that screams comfort food like chocolate chip cookies! They are especially delicious when they come straight from the oven. These cookies are my signature baked good, and I love being associated...

Backyard Water Fun For All Ages

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This summer of 2020 may look a little different than summers in recent history. Many families will likely be staying a little closer to home and skipping camps and community outings. The question on...

Life Lessons Learned While Flying A Kite

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Wind is a really powerful thing. We’ve all seen reports of tornados where the wind has destroyed towns and taken lives. Wind, however, isn’t always destructive---often, its power is quite constructive. It turns turbines...

9 Fun April Fool’s Day Pranks to Play on Your Kids

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I have never handled surprises well. So, even when I was a child, I was not a huge fan. However, as an identical twin, the temptation to switch places in 5th grade became too...

7 Things I Finally Learned in My 40s

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I was born in the 1970's. I don't remember much of the 70's, but the 80's and 90's were a great time to be alive. We wore cut offs and tank tops, rode bikes...

Enjoying The “Easy” In-Between Years

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We have officially entered the years of parenting that I have looked forward to for years. I call them "The in-between Years." The relatively easy years in between irrational toddlers and being held hostage...

Picture (Im)Perfect: 5 Ways to Get in the Photo in 2020

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I recently saw a local photographer post some pictures in a breathtaking Kansas setting. One of the comments I saw was how gorgeous the family looked, and how this was the setting the commenting...

Non-Electronic Gifts for School-Aged Kids

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The holidays are rolling around and in the age of technology, I tend to search for gifts that are not electronic. There are plenty of fun, educational electronics on the market that are certainly...

To Be Or Not to Be…Gray, That Is

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I have a dirty little secret. It isn’t something that many people know about me, and it doesn’t just affect me, it affects my identical twin sister. I have struggled to know how to...

The Enneagram and Motherhood: “The Loyalist” (Type 6)

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From The Enneagram Institute: "The committed, security-oriented type. Sixes are reliable, hard-working, responsible, and trustworthy. Excellent "troubleshooters," they foresee problems and foster cooperation, but can also become defensive, evasive, and anxious—running on stress while...

How to Combat the Cycle of “Busyness”

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      My pastor recently gave a sermon on the cycle of busyness. He spoke about the common greeting of, “How are you doing?”, with responses like, “Oh, I’m good, just super busy!” I am so...

Dear Teacher’s Spouse

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Dear Teacher's Spouse, It's that time of year again. It's "Back to School" season, and when I say "season," I mean it. It takes months to prepare for, execute, and recover from Back to School....