Laura Friedberg

Laura Friedberg
Laura is a born and raised Wichitan, a KU grad (rock chalk!) and a wife to her high school sweetheart. She is a momma to two little girls - Annistyn Grace (August '14) and Ellington Joy (November '16.) Laura works from home in NE Wichita as a wedding coordinator and etsy shop owner and as a family photographer. She enjoys traveling, working out, being outside, and anything crafty. Laura has a habit of being constantly on the go, loves all that Wichita has to offer families, and will never turn down an iced coffee!

Your Neighborhood Is What You Make It

For years (even before we had kids!) I had dreamed of living in a neighborhood where kids played outside together, neighbors got to know each other and became friends, and there was a real...

5 Easy Learning Activities for Summer Break

School's out, but we can all use ideas for learning activities with items we have on hand through the summer too, right? These are some low (or zero) prep ideas to keep your toddlers...

10 Wichita Shops with Lots of Great Stuff for Your Easter Baskets

Wouldn't you know, holidays still happen in the middle of a pandemic! With Easter just around the corner, the Easter bunny may have some difficulty gathering items for baskets this year, so here are...
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Three Things We Learned Buying Our Third House

This post is sponsored by Capitol Federal® Savings Bank. In the last decade, we have purchased three homes (and sold two) in the Wichita market. Each time we learned something new - and each time...

I Hope I Remember

Years from now, I hope I remember the sweet way my 2-year-old said certain words. I hope I remember the vacations and family memories. The way we surprised my 5-year-old with a puppy after...

Christmas Tree Lightings In (and Around) Wichita

City of Derby Tree Lighting November 21st, 6 PM Madison Avenue Central Park, 512 E Madison Ave., Derby Enjoy an evening of kids activities and crafts, cookies, hot chocolate, and photos with Santa! Free refreshments include kettle...
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Dance Studios in Wichita (Adult & Child Classes)

Looking for dance classes for your son? Competitive dance team for your middle schooler? Hip hop class for yourself? Look no further! Below is a compiled list for dance studios in and around Wichita...

Choosing Against the Gift of Time

My oldest will start kindergarten in August. Almost every conversation I have with someone regarding her schooling goes something like this:   Other parent: ‘What are you doing for school this fall?’ Me: ‘She’s starting kindergarten.’ Other parent:...

Why I Let My Kid Quit Soccer

  Before you roll your eyes and think to yourself that you were raised knowing you don’t quit things you’ve committed to, know that I was, too. And I generally still believe that! I wasn’t...

Resisting Resentment When Your Spouse Travels for Work

“Oh, he’s gone again?” “Don’t you hate how much he travels?” “He’s missing  _______?!”   I have a husband whose job requires him to travel regularly and the above questions/statements are things I hear regularly. People mean well...

Mommy & Me Pedicures in Wichita

Every mama (I think?) loves a good pedicure, and getting some girl time with my little lady while getting one has become a fun bonding experience for us. We both feel relaxed and pampered,...

A Love Letter to the House We’re Leaving

Dear Sweet Second Home,   We knew this day would come. When we bought you 4 and a half years ago, before our two kids (and all of their stuff,) we realized we’d one day be...

A Look at the New Advanced Learning Library

The Central (or Downtown) branch of the Wichita Public Library system has long been a favorite of Wichita moms. They have a fantastic staff in the children's area and Ms. Nina puts on one...

Getting Started With Foster Care in Wichita

As of last fall, there were over 7,000 children in the foster care system in Kansas. Maybe this number shocks you, or maybe you've heard and read about the growing number of kids who...