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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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Guide to the Month of April

Guide to April 2017 Events in Wichita

April showers bring May flowers… Hopefully there is enough sunshine this month for us to enjoy egg hunts and events in Wichita! April 1 – Tulips, Fairies and Forts is at Botanica three different Saturdays in April. Bring your dreamers and enjoy this fantastic event! April 1 – Santa AND the Headless Horseman will be at […]

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Purple Up! The Month of the Military Child (B.R.A.T.)

“Purple Up” in April for the Month of the Military Child, or what is affectionately known as a “brat”. While this word typically carries a negative connotation, in this case it’s meant as a badge of pride, a membership in a worldwide group full of (semi) normal kids with oftentimes unconventional upbringings. As a child raised in […]

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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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TV shows for big kids

5 TV Shows to Enjoy With Your (Older) Kids

TV is a big source of entertainment in our house. Like the go-to source of entertainment. Being a childless adult I got to watch whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted. After I became a parent the channels moved towards more kid-appropriate shows (even though my ears bled when hearing an auto-tuned song on the Disney Channel). Now […]

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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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Matter of the Heart - Christ the Savior Academy

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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