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!

10 Wichita Shops with Lots of Great Stuff to Fill Your Easter Baskets

It's time to start planning your Easter baskets! And our favorite Wichita shops always deliver. Love of Characteralways stocks their shelves with the cutest Easter decor, treats, toys, basket, and more! With two locations (College...

Resisting Resentment When Your Spouse Travels for Work

“Oh, he’s gone again?” “Don’t you hate how much he travels?” “He’s missing (insert important event or family activity)?!”   I have a husband whose job requires him to travel regularly and the above questions/statements are things I...
Christmas tree lightings

Christmas Tree Lightings In (and Around) Wichita

Christmas Tree Lighting in Wichita 2021 There is nothing like a traditional tree lighting to kick off the holiday season. Find out where to go below! Bradley Fair Tree Lighting November 21st, 5 PM Bradley Fair Plaza (by...

4 Fun & Easy Fall Neighborhood Traditions You Can Start This Year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Fall is full of so many fun things and it’s a great time for neighborhood traditions! My kids look forward to some of these every year...

5 Ways to Make Memories with Mother-Daughter Dates in Wichita

Quality one-on-one time is always a great way to reconnect, make memories, and show love to someone. It's also important for strengthening relationships, maintaining openness, and reminding another person of how important he or...
Dance Studios in Wichita

Where to Find Dance Classes in Wichita for Kids & Adults

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...

3 Easy Ways to Transform Your Home without Remodeling

You may think you lack the skill, knowledge, or budget for any DIY projects, but there are lots of easy, low cost ways to update your house! Several of these things not only make...

Where to Get Mommy & Me Pedicures in Wichita

There are so many great places to get 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...

Children’s Consignment Stores in Wichita

I may or may not have a slight problem with buying clothing for my now two daughters (slight problem as in their closets are a million times better than mine, and they sometimes only...

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...
buying a house Capitol Federal

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...

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:...