Amy Foster

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 22 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 11 & 9, only 18 months apart! They keep her occupied in athletic activities . When she isn't busy momming, she likes to go for walks in her neighborhood.

How to Make Your Own Cocoa Bombs This Holiday Season

Earlier this Fall, I started seeing videos come across my social media feed for Cocoa Bombs. The name intrigued me, and I started searching locally, and they seemed to be sold out everywhere. I'm...
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6 Things First-Time Middle School Moms Need to Know Before School Starts

When my son was starting Middle School, there were a few nerves in our home. My husband teaches at the school he attends, so he was very familiar with the layout of the school...
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Are Your Kids Going to Sleepaway Camp This Summer? Here’s How to Pack

Last summer, my 9 and 11 year old boys went to sleepaway camp for the first time. They had 6 nights at a camp in Missouri and participated in lake and sports activities, and...

Winfield Isle of Lights | Open Nightly Through December 30th

Winfield KS December 2023 - Now through December 30th, Winfield transitions their wonderful Island Park, to a drive-through Holiday light fun family experience that is currently in it's 30th year. Isle of Lights boasts...

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a First-Time Mom

Now that I’ve been navigating the motherhood journey for a few years longer than a decade, I recognize how my perspective on motherhood has evolved over the years. There are a few things I...

Wichita Family Weekend Trip: Things to Do in Topeka KS with Kids

As a Kansas native, I've traveled to Topeka a handful of times in my life. I've often traveled through Topeka, but our family decided to explore thecapital city a little this summer. The fact...

Planning A Trip to Universal Orlando? Here’s What You Need to Know

My family decided to go to Universal Orlando with just 2 months to plan. We went to Disneyworld several years ago, so we wondered if we would be able to have fun experiences at...
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20 Audiobooks the Whole Family Will Enjoy

We recently embarked on a 20+ hour (each way!) road trip.  We knew we'd need some things to keep us occupied, so although we allowed our kids some screen time and plenty of conversation...

The Best Family Attractions in Kansas City for Sports Fans

When my children were toddlers, travelling wasn't something that our family enjoyed. My kids really thrived in the familiar, and travelling was stressful despite the moments of fun we experienced. I'm thankful we continued...

How the “New” Developmental Milestones Could Impact Your Baby

Since I work in Early Intervention, my social media has been filled with responses to the announcement from the CDC and AAP that the Developmental Milestones have changed from they were initially released in...

7 (more) Things I’ve Finally Learned in My 40s

When I turned 40, I googled, "When does middle age begin?" I was shocked to see that many sources considered 45 the start of middle age. Since I was married to a man 4...

Where to Find Mobile Car Detailing in the Wichita Metro Area

There's nothing better than a clean car. It feels like such a treat! A clean environment helps provide such a sense of peace for me, and if you are like me, there's not enough...

Grieving Through “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”

My boys have always loved the holidays. When school starts each Fall, they can't wait to decide what they dress as for Halloween. When Halloween passes, they can't wait to participate in our family's...

Top 10 Things to Do in Colorado Springs with Kids

A few years ago, I saw an article on Wichita Mom about Colorado Springs, and decided we needed to head that direction on a family vacation! It's taken us a few years, but we...