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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!

Fun Fall Family Traditions & Things to Do in Wichita (Even During Social Distancing)

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I love fall. There is something significant about experiencing the seasons transition from when all of nature is at its peak during summer to the brilliant colors of fall. The cooler temperatures, vivid colors,...

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...