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Summer is always my favorite time of year: long days, time outdoors, and lots of sunshine!  We will be spending this summer with our new baby, and I know we can still have fun but I need a few...
Our daughter's third birthday is coming up. In years past we have celebrated with a big event - my friends, my husband's friends, family, cousins and kids galore! This year we decided to do things a little differently. We...
Thank you to our friends at Smith Orthodontics for sponsoring this post and for offering top-notch dental and orthodontic care for Wichita families! Thumb sucking is a normal behavior that many infants and toddlers use for comfort and security. For a young child without...
Everyone has made their resolutions, the kids are back in school, so what's next? We've got quite the list of activities for the entire family! If you are still looking for even more warm and cozy fun, check out...
This summer my husband, my 14-month-old, and I traveled to London for my little sister’s graduation. While our trip to London was anything but breezy (canceled flights, missed connections, trying to entertain a sleepy but overstimulated toddler in airports, and...
We did not allow my stepson to get a cell phone until he was 14, and boy, were we ever the hold-out parents in his circle!  Some of his friends starting getting phones at age 10.  I may be...
When my husband and I bought our home five years ago, we were instantly charmed by the neighborhood school, just a block and a footbridge away. Its sprawling lawn, the sounds of frolicking children on the playground, hundreds of...
Ugh. A learning difference diagnosis brings up so many emotions for parents. We start thinking about how this will impact our children long-term and get into a cycle of fear and guessing. In addition, we worried about how to...
Having triplets is an amazing journey full of joy and happiness, noisy fun, and chaos. As parents of triplets, we are often presented with some questions that we - most likely - only share with other families with multiples. Leer...
Let’s be honest, COVID presents many different obstacles for many different people. My biggest obstacle as a speech language pathologist in the public schools is masks. Masks present a barrier to what I need to see the most --...
This article is sponsored by Wichita Collegiate School and written by WCS parent Charlie Ramseyer. Finding Our School Community at Wichita Collegiate We are getting ready to enter one of my favorite times of the year. For my family, and so many...
Can I let you in on a dirty little secret? We watch television in our house. Maybe more than we should, but that’s another conversation for another day. Glad I got that off my chest! We've also been cable...
Lots of cousins, family parties, and crazy loud holidays are what come to mind when I think of my childhood. So it makes me a little sad to think that my kiddos won’t be growing up with the same things,...
Christmas is swiftly approaching and I always have a few sure-thing items up my sleeve for the boys. However, I now have an almost-10-year-old who is too old for toys but not quite old enough to get all the electronics he is...

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