Author Archives: Shelby Reese

Nature Sun Catcher Craft

Today I choose to slow down, and appreciate the beauty around me. So I sat outside on the back porch which really I don’t  do enough and I just looked around me. Let me tell you it is beautiful. Right now everything is green and vibrant in our backyard. It reminded me of the day…

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This Summer, Choose Adventure.

School is OUT for summer! Typing that… Alice Cooper is singing out in my head. And like many parents, I have been mulling over what type of care my child should have while I am working. And I worry more about his experiences. I want my future Kindergartener’s mind to stay sharp, social skills continually…

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Family Night

Can you remember the last time your family had a night in together? A night that did not have a scheduled practice, meeting, volunteer hours, or even a grocery trip. Once a week we strive to have a night like that.   So what does it take to make it happen? It takes tons of coordination…

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Teacher Appreciation Day is coming up soon (Tuesday, May 8) and if you are like me, I am always at a loss for what to get my kiddo’s teacher. I am sure teachers receive many mugs and lotions over the years, so I like to try and get something useful. This year, I turned to…

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Feeling Short on Time? Me Too.

Many of my friends, family members, co-workers tend to be busy. Very busy. I’ve heard them talk about how busy they are, and how far behind they have fallen in their workload. I have felt overwhelmingly busy at times. I am a wife, mother, marketing professional for a Wichita Christian School, volunteer…the list goes on.…

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Caffeine = Mom Juice

I drink a lot of caffeine in different ways. After all, I am a little human chaser. Personally, I have a Dr. Pepper problem. To be specific? About four (plus) cans a day. Kicking the green cans (pure cane sugar) cold turkey is hard! I have tried a few dozen times. My efforts of kicking…

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  I recently had the opportunity to sit down with my colleague, Julie Foster, Secondary Principal of Wichita Christian School, and get some feedback on issues facing parents and students in high school. According to her, “One of the biggest hurdles a junior or senior high school student will face is completing scholarships for college.”…

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As a youngster, I played with Barbies. Legos were not part of my playing arsenal, so they never interested me until I became a mother. Watching my child get creative with Legos has inspired me to participate more in the building process. However; that does not mean I want to sit there for a whole…

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It’s enrollment season in Wichita Falls. (As a admissions and marketing director at Wichita Christian School, I am keenly aware of this season, and all the questions and stress this can cause parents.) I have read many how tos and don’ts over the course of time and have received inspiration from these great sources that…

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