Liz Ewing

Liz Ewing
Liz lives in West Wichita with her husband, Shane, and their two kiddos, Brynn (October '15) and Beckett (December '17). Liz loves her job as a Kindergarten teacher in the same district she grew up attending as a child herself. When she is not chasing after small children, Liz enjoys her coffee black (bonus points if it's still warm!), her wine red, attending church with her family, long lunches to catch up with her girlfriends, and exploring new restaurants and ice cream spots with her hubby on date nights.

Working on My (Financial) Fitness: 5 Budgeting Tips for Overwhelmed Families

  My husband and I first realized we were a a bit financially clueless when we got engaged. I was 100% debt-free, loved to shop, and had zero plans for what to do with my...

4 Parenting Truths We Learned from ‘The Bachelor’

Let me just come right out and say it: My favorite guilty pleasure is anything in The Bachelor franchise. Amazingly enough, I find myself looking forward to Monday nights even more as I get...

6 Holiday Gift Ideas That Give Back

Gift giving is one of my favorite things to do during the holiday season, but it can also be one of the biggest challenges. I like to pick out unique gifts that my friends...

Grieving The Birth Story You Thought You’d Have (And Learning How to Heal)

It’s the night before my daughter turns four as I write this. Like all moms everywhere the night before a child’s birthday, I’m finding myself caught up in the memories of milestones. From the...

A Letter to My Work BFF

"The people you work with are just, when you get down to it, your very best friends." – Michael Scott, The Office   Dear Work BFF, When I was in college and daydreamed about the career I was...

Dear Kindergarten Mama (First Day of K Printable)

  The school supplies have been carefully selected. The backpack that seems way too big has been packed. You’ve talked for weeks about how exciting school will be as you calm any worries your child...

Welcome to Her Frontier: Visiting the Land of The Pioneer Woman

Back when my husband and I were dating, I did what a lot of young and in-love girlfriends do and decided to make him a nice dinner. Considering I was used to cooking for...

Dance Class Looks Different Now

After a particularly long day near the end of a particularly long week, I found myself racing into our local Y to get my daughter to dance class. We barely made it on time,...

Hey, Teacher Mom

Hey Teacher Mom, I see you over there, using every ounce of energy you can possibly find to get through these last few weeks of school.  I know you’re exhausted and excited and overwhelmed and...

Different Schedules, Same Family: Staying Connected When You Have Opposite Hours

Life. Is. Busy. Between juggling careers, our home, extracurricular activities, travel, family, friends, and so much more, it’s easy to start to feel disconnected as a family.  Add in irregular schedules and it can be...

Thinking about Kindergarten? Don’t Forget Fine Motor Skills!

As a Kindergarten teacher, I often have friends and family wanting to know how to best help their kids prepare for school. Identifying letters, counting, and knowing shapes and colors are all wonderful and...

Dear Husband, The Kids Are Coming First

Dear Husband, Do you remember back when we were engaged and we would get all sorts of marriage advice? I remember hearing that the secret to a good marriage was to never let the kids come first,...

Dear Breastfeeding Moms Who Came Before Me

Dear Breastfeeding Moms Who Came Before Me, As I’m coming up on a year and the end of breastfeeding my child, I’ve been thinking about you a lot. You’ve been here before me, I’m sure...

Ho, Ho, Oh Baby! Why Having a Holiday Baby Is Really Awesome

My holiday season last year started off pretty much the same as it does every year: We baked cookies. Our house was adorned in lights. Christmas songs were on repeat.  The excitement for Santa was building. One thing was...