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Kendra

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Kendra moved to Wichita four years ago. Her husband is the CEO of a local children's home, and their family is blessed to live on the campus where he works. Kendra is a SAHM who has spent the past eight years homeschooling her four small humans, but she is excited her children are taking the plunge into private school this fall. She is passionate about building community, her faith, and writing words that make a difference. Motherhood is her greatest adventure to date, and her survival secrets include a healthy dose of sarcasm and a tall glass of sweet tea.

To the Mamas Grieving A Miscarriage, Still Birth, or Infant Loss: You Are Not...

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October 15th is recognized as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day around the world. It is a day of remembrance for pregnancy loss and infant death which includes, but is not limited to, miscarriage,...

The School Choice Shame Game

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For eight years I homeschooled my children. It was the perfect choice for our entire family...until one day it wasn't. My oldest son was made to be around people (he's like his mama that...

10 Tips for Parenting Teens

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Let's face it: teenagers get a bad rap. Society, social media, television, and sometimes even their own parents love to portray teens today as being moody, sullen, rude, rebellious, angry, entitled and lazy. And while everybody...

Take Off Your Hat :: Permission to Stop Hiding

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  For 35 years I have worn hats.  And it's funny, because I'm not even a hat girl. Some of the hats I wore well for a season before tossing them to the side. Some of the hats I tried...

When Mommy is Anxious

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I've always been an anxious person. As a small child I was afraid that the wind would blow off my hair. I went through an entire season of wearing a jacket zipped up to my chin; my...

Road Trippin’ :: Tips for Traveling With Tiny Humans

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Once upon a time, my husband and I went on vacation. We boarded an airplane. We slept in. We wore fancy clothes and ate fancy food. We read books and had uninterrupted conversation. We...

Happily Ever After (After Years of Hard Work)

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I doubt there's a woman alive who hasn't dreamed of being Cinderella, because Cinderella had it all... the fairy godmother, the fancy dress, the perfect pair of shoes, THE PRINCE. It's pure magic, and we all long...

Best Friends Forever :: How to Foster Close Family Relationships

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For many of my growing up years, I was raised as an only child. But it wasn't because I didn't have a sibling. I did, and still do, though he has not been an...

Lessons From Mayberry :: Advice From Moms Who’ve Gone Before

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It's not a secret that time marches on. Days turn into weeks, which turn into months, which turn into years. Before we know it several decades have passed, and the world looks nothing like...

If You Give a Mom a Newborn

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This story may or may not be inspired by actual events. If you give a mom a newborn baby, she will feel equal parts elated and exhausted. It won't matter if it's her first baby or...

Fight for Wichita’s Littlest Heroes on World Cancer Day

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"A drop of hope starts an overflowing cup." - Brianne Banning, Founder of Brave Bald & Beautiful In honor of World Cancer Day, let's take a moment to recognize some of Wichita's most brave little fighters....

When Your Holidays Don’t Look Like Painted Perfection

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Confession time. Norman Rockwell used to ruin my holidays. Every last one of them. The only thing his iconic painting Freedom from Want ever did was leave my heart wanting more. I wanted the...