Ginny Ellis

Ginny Ellis
Ginny Ellis is a hometown girl who happily resides in East Wichita with her husband, two young sons, two rowdy dogs, and one spoiled tortoise. Together they enjoy taking part in all our city has to offer, especially if it involves being outdoors, supporting the arts, or is particularly delicious. She is a WAHM who serves as WMB's Events Director as well as holding volunteer positions in Junior League of Wichita, on her neighborhood elementary school's PTO Board, and for United Way of the Plains. Ginny is a podcast enthusiast, laundry folding procrastinator, and insatiable reader who loves the Shockers, theme parties, and her margaritas on the rocks.

Six Wichita Area Playgrounds Worth Going Out of Your Way to Visit

Wichita is not short on green space or playgrounds, and I hope your family has a nearby park or neighborhood school with an awesome playground you visit regularly! Every once in a while you...

Free Wichita Splash Parks and Fountains for Kids

Sedgwick County officials have announced that Wichita public pools and splash parks will likely not open until 2021, however many splash pads in towns surrounding ICT are up and running! 5 Reasons to Visit a...

Bloom 2020: Virtual Event Recap

  It may have looked a little different in 2020, but we loved presenting Bloom for the 5th year in a row! We were excited to transition Bloom, a celebration of all things motherhood, to...

Wichita Mom Picks: Our Favorite Wichita Patios for Outdoor Dining

One of the gifts Kansas gives us in exchange for the bitter cold winters and blistering hot summers is the perfect weather days that can show up any month of the year. If the...

Wichita Mom Picks: Our Favorite Donut Shops in Wichita

In addition to the number of traditional shops (Daylight Donuts, LaMar's, Dunkin Donuts, and Krispy Kreme), gourmet and specialty donuts are a fixture around town. If your family is sweet toothed like mine you'll...

You’re Invited! 4th Annual Wichita Mom Spring Family Egg Hunt

We are extremely excited to bring you Wichita Mom's 4th Annual Spring Family Egg Hunt!     We are so thrilled to be presenting the 4th Annual Wichita Mom Spring Family Egg Hunt with Co-Title Sponsors Pigtails &...

Laying the Foundations for Reading with The Sound Case (Part 3)

“Mom, I love my special homework box because it feels like I’m solving clues for treasures!” This is what my now nearly-five-year-old said to me one of the last times we pulled out The...

Mummies’ Night Out 2019 Recap

WMB's 4th Annual Mummies' Night Out, the most highly anticipated event of the year did not disappoint! Thanks to all of you for taking part in this chic Halloween party brought to you by  Ashley Homestore-...

The Enneagram and Motherhood: “The Enthusiast” (Type 7)

From The Enneagram Institute: "Sevens are extroverted, optimistic, versatile, and spontaneous. Playful, high-spirited, and practical, they can also misapply their many talents, becoming over-extended, scattered, and undisciplined. They constantly seek new and exciting experiences, but...

Easy Weekend Getaway for Wichita Families – Visit OKC!

Our Accommodations in OKC: Both chic and cheeky, the 21c Museum Hotel was a perfect hotel for our family weekend. Built in an old Ford Motor Company assembly plant, 21c OKC features gorgeous rooms with...

Family Fall Festival 2019 Event Recap

We were pleased to host our second annual Family Fall Festival. Thank you, our readers, for your continued support! Meeting our readers face to face and building our community is a favorite part of our...

Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Wichita Attractions for the Transportation Obsessed

Wichita is an awesome place to get your kids out to see all types of transportation.  We may be the Air Capital, but things are pretty great on land too.  The following are some...

Teaching Kids to Read with The Sound Case (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of Ginny's experience with The Sound Case - read Part 1 here! “Hey mom,what does this spell: P-R-D-J-K-S-P-A-X-Q?” Ummm, nothing. For the last several months my four-year-old had been in the ‘incoherent string...

Mummies’ Night Out 2019 Invitation

We are thrilled to bring you WMB's 4th Annual Mummies' Night Out, the most highly anticipated event of the year! Grab your best ghouls and join Wichita Moms Blog for a chic Halloween party brought...