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This article by Dr. Emily Becker is sponsored by See to Learn. As we round the corner of one year since the pandemic began, and a full year of at-home or hybrid learning for most children, it’s a good time...
The day after our daughter’s traumatic entrance into this world, we learned she had cerebral palsy. On top of midnight feedings and dirty diapers, those first years for us were also filled with surgeries, doctors, therapists, monitors and equipment,...
I don’t think I became a good communicator until our son was 6 years old. At that point, I had been married for about 10 years, I was fluent in avoidance and passive aggression. Our son’s inability to read facial...
This article by Nicole Boyle is sponsored by Christ the Savior Academy. Even when our oldest children were still in diapers, the question of how to do school kept jumping into our evening conversations. As our family kept growing (we...
Dear family of a sweet childhood hero,When I became a Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse 9 years ago, I didn’t know that I could experience such joy and heartache all in one moment. The heartache that I feel is nowhere near...
This article was originally published in 2017. I used to be fun and spontaneous. It's not that you can't be those things after you become a mom, but they morph into "responsible" and "flexible", which really aren't the same at...
March 18th is National Awkward Moments Day, and I’m pretty certain this should have been my birthday.  The things I say, the situations I get into, and my inability to hide my true feelings on my face make awkward...
I don’t know about you, but this last year was a year of firsts for me.  Some allowed me to stretch and grow and as I came out of the other side of the newness I was able to...
March 14th, National Write Your Story Day Remember how you felt on your very first day of school? Or what about that time you rode down a hill and took your feet out of the pedals of your bike? The...
Speech Therapy is a topic that often becomes a consideration and a need for parents of young kids. Language is the basis as to how we relate to one another, think, speak, listen, and learn. It’s intertwined with so...
This article was originally written in 2016. I've been divorced for more than three years now. My daughter is with me 60% of the time and with her dad, 40%. Getting used to the schedule was tough. It's what I...
As a native Kansan, severe weather and tornadoes have always been a fact of life.  Anyone raised here knows that with the warm, spring temperatures come volatile weather and the potential for natural disasters.  Along with tornado warnings come...
The National Day of Unplugging is on March 5 this year, and is a day designated for taking a break from all things technology.  I'll be the first to admit that over the past year as we have stayed...
This article is sponsored by Wichita Collegiate School and written by WCS parents Elaine and Chris Ashbrook. As parents, one of our most important tasks is finding the right school to partner with to help raise our children. From playground...

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5 Reasons to Visit a Wichita Splash Pad This Summer: 1. The price.  You can't beat free! 2. Safety. Splash pads are ideal for moms like me...