Erin Bartel

Erin Bartel
Erin owns Elite Media Ink, a boutique social media marketing & management agency in Wichita, and currently serves the Wichita Moms Blog as Content Director. An Enneagram Type 3, Erin holds certifications in Social Media Management & Inbound Content Marketing, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work. She spends her days helping local businesses and non-profits navigate the ever-changing waters of social media while homeschooling her kids & trying to make the family cat like her. Married to her college sweetheart and the mother of 2 elementary school children, Erin's hobbies include bribing herself to exercise, traveling with (and without) her family, and wishing she could remember where she hid the chocolate.

The ULTIMATE List of Wichita Date Ideas

These Wichita date ideas are more than just a list of Wichita restaurants and movie theaters - our comprehensive guide offers 200+ ideas for every budget. Think you’ve run out of Wichita date ideas? Think...

Top 10 Winter Dates in Wichita

Whether you want to escape the chilly night air or bundle up and enjoy it, here are WMB's Top 10 picks for winter dates in Wichita! Perfect for a romantic evening for two, double-dates or...

Favorite Wichita Brunch Spots

Weekends are for BREAKFAST! Check out some of our favorite Wichita brunch and breakfast spots. With so many to choose from you'll have a hard time deciding which one to try first! Wichita Brunch Redrock Canyon Grill |...

Best Sledding Hills in Wichita for Kids

Make sure you're ready for snow! What better way to spend a school-free Snow Day than chillin' at some of our team's favorite sledding hills in Wichita? Scroll down for a map! No sled? No...
Preschools and Schools in Wichita

Early Intervention & Educational Resources in Wichita

We are often asked where to find additional education resources, including special education services and early intervention testing. Below you will find a list of some of the local resources offered: When Should I Talk...

Where to Find Indoor & Outdoor Holiday Decor in Wichita

Where are the best pre-lit fake trees? Who's got Advent wreaths, bulbs, and mantle decor? And who can you hire to hang the lights on your house? We've rounded up the most popular recommendations...

10 Places to Volunteer with Your Family During the Holidays in Wichita

Wichita Children's Home There are a multitude of ways to help Wichita's kids at WCH! Give financially, donate your time and talents, even donate your Dillon's points or set your Amazon account to automatically donate...

Indoor Trick-or-Treating & Halloween Events in Wichita on Wednesday & Thursday

There's nothing like a classic Kansas cold snap to send parents scrambling for warmer alternatives to traditional (outdoor) trick-or-treating! Here are a few events we've found that offer indoor fun for the little ones...

The Enneagram & Motherhood: How Your Type Affects Your Parenting Style

The Enneagram could easily be described as the the newest and oldest personality test to hit meteoric stardom in the last couple of years. An amalgam of ancient theories and ideas, the popular modernized...

The Enneagram and Motherhood: “The Achiever” (Type 3)

From The Enneagram Institute: "Threes are self-assured, attractive, and charming. Ambitious, competent, and energetic, they can also be status-conscious and highly driven for advancement. They are diplomatic and poised, but can also be overly...

Boo At The Zoo 2019 at Sedgwick County Zoo

Sedgwick County Zoo is proud to announce their all new event - Boo at the Zoo! This October 26-27, come and join us for a day of fun and Halloween-themed festivities at the zoo...
10 Tips for Surviving International Travel with Kids

10 Tips for Surviving International Travel with Kids

Once upon a time, an infant, a toddler, and their parents contracted Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease while vacationing in a remote-ish cabin in the Rocky Mountains. It was utterly miserable, and the matriarch...
Trader Joes Bradley Fair Wichita

Wichita Mom Picks: Our Favorite, Must-Have Items at Trader Joe’s

For years we've prayed and begged - and it's finally happening: Trader Joe's is opening in Wichita on October 11th! Never been there? Not sure what to buy? Want to know what other...
Halloween, Trick-or-Treat, and Fall Events in Wichita

Apple & Peach Picking in Wichita

One our favorite fall family bucket list activities is apple picking in Wichita (and the surrounding areas)! We've compiled a list of You-Pick orchards in Wichita (and a few that offer pre-picked produce) for fruit...