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Teacher Gift Ideas

What Teachers REALLY Want (Gift Ideas From Teachers Themselves)

Temperatures are rising, the testing stress is over, and spring activities are in full force. That only means one thing…SUMMER is near! One tradition that takes place in most every classroom this time of year, is students gifting something special to their teachers. If you are looking for ideas on what to gift your child’s teacher beyond the typical coffee […]

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How to Celebrate National Library Week in Wichita

How to Celebrate National Library Week in Wichita

National Library Week was started almost 50 years ago as a way for us to say thank you to the men and women who make libraries happen, both public libraries and school libraries. Wichita is blessed with an extensive library system, which means there is an easy way for everyone to celebrate National Library Week […]

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Anover eCademy

10 Reasons Students Excel at Andover eCademy

Thank you to Andover eCademy for sponsoring this post and for providing quality education opportunities to our community of moms and their children.   Andover eCademy students get “All the Best Parts of School.” Andover eCademy is a K-12 virtual school that enables students to take ownership of their learning and has some of the […]

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Spring Activities for Preschoolers in Wichita

5 Spring & Summer Activities for Wichita Preschoolers {and Their Siblings!}

Now that the days are growing longer and the temps are slowly creeping up, mamas have begun to dream about what fun spring, summer and NOT being sick will bring! For those of you needing a few ideas, I’ve made a list of my favorite cabin fever-busting activities for pre-schoolers (and tag-along siblings) right here in Wichita: Art […]

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5 Gifts to Give Your Child Before Kindergarten

5 Gifts to Give Your Child Before Kindergarten

Thanks to Christ the Savior Academy for sponsoring this post and for offering quality education to Wichita families!Kindergarten teacher Lauren Jabara has a school supply list that may take years for parents to complete. It won’t cost a lot of money, but it can ensure your child’s academic success for a lifetime. Despite a decade […]

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Read Across America :: Our Favorite Dr. Seuss Books

What is Read Across America? Created by the National Education Association in 1998, Read Across America is a national celebration of reading falling on March 2, Dr. Seuss’s birthday, each year. The idea is to celebrate reading and, more importantly, get kids excited about reading. Motivated readers mean better readers, better writers, better imaginations, and […]

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Spring Break Activities Wichita 2017

Spring Break Activities & Camps in Wichita 2017

Spring Break 2017 is right around the corner! For those of you staycationing in Wichita, here are some ideas of things you can do to make memories with your kids while enjoying yourself at the same time. Added bonus?  Your house will stay clean during the day because no one will be there! You might also feel less […]

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Matters of the Heart :: A Return to Virtue in Education

Thank you to Christ the Savior Academy for sponsoring this post and providing quality education for Wichita families!“Kindness is not a rule in this classroom. After all, what is kindness? Even adults can’t get that right.” I was stunned when I recently heard a teacher explain why virtues were not taught in her classroom. And […]

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Wichita YMCA

Cooking Matters for Parents Program

Think healthy eating is too expensive or not for you? Don’t think it can be done on a budget? Well it can!  You can be the key to helping your family eat healthier with simple tricks and strategies. In support of National Nutrition Month in March the Greater Wichita YMCA and K-State Research and Extension, […]

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Wichita Family Events Guide:: February 2017

Love is in the air! Time to make (or buy if you are like me) Valentines for school and attempt to monitor your child’s sugar intake… While you’re at it, check out some of the great things happening in and around Wichita this month. February 3: Bring your early elementary kiddos to Botanica for some […]

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Get Organized!

Get Organized!

Special thanks to Wichita State’s Community Education Program for providing informative and fun classes for moms in our area. Article written by Keshia Ezerendu.  Need to get organized but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, we have you covered! WSU’s Community Education program is offering two new classes focused on home organization and decluttering. […]

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