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From the Land of Denial

So Long, Summer :: True Confessions from the Land of Denial

I see you over there, back-to-school supplies. Yeah, yeah, I’ve caught a few commercials for back-to-school sales, too. Those “How to pack new and exciting lunches kids will actually eat” articles are clogging up my social media. It’s like the world is mocking me. Back-to-school? I don’t need it! I have actually gotten pretty good […]

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August 2017 Eclipse

The Great American Eclipse 2017 :: Every Mom’s Burning Questions Answered

Have you heard about the Great American Eclipse yet? It is set to be the biggest event of Summer 2017, and I’m here with frequently asked questions (and their answers) for busy parents.  Q: First things first, when is the Great American Eclipse? A: The eclipse is Monday, August 21, 2017. In Wichita the big […]

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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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