Reading is an important skill for all ages, and keeping up with it over the summer can be hard. Thankfully, many businesses around Wichita are happy to provide incentives and programs to keep your child reading until the school bells start ringing again in August. Wichita Public Library Wichita Public Library has a summer reading […]
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It’s spriiiiiiiiiiiiing! People can talk all they want to about sweater season, pumpkin spice lattes, and Christmas music, but to me, nothing beats all of the vibrant colors that spring brings to life! For the first time in forever, I will say that I am thankful for this past winter. I somehow managed to clean […]
Are you wondering what to do with the abundance of unwanted clothing in your closet? What about clothing your children have outgrown? Frozen breastmilk in the freezer? Baby items, nursing supplies, food, furniture, appliances, books, office supplies, or animal treats? Whatever it is you’re wanting to get rid of, there is an organization available to […]
In a chaotic world, we can always depend on the purity and simplicity of children’s picture books. They can communicate with children in a special way that, sometimes, no one else can. I love picture books that entertain, but those with meaning and inspiration for a child to absorb have a special place in my […]
Andrea Cassell is a retired special education teacher and an author. Cassell was inspired to self-publish her first children’s book, Kibby the Space Dog?, after her beloved pet, Kibby, endured bullying when wearing a cone on his head.
Her second children’s book, Kibby Gets a Little Sister, is a delightful story about how Kibby reacts to getting a little sister in the house. Andrea is a parent of four adult children and knows all too well how challenging it can be brining a new baby home. Kibby’s charming personality will have children and adults smiling and laughing, as he adjusts to his new life.
Come out and meet the author of “Kibby Gets A Little Sister”, Andrea Cassell! A follow up to her first book, “Kibby The Space Dog”. Andrea will be on hand to read and sign her latest book and will also have both books available for purchase. Come spend a fun Sunday afternoon with family at the Kansas Humane Society!
Looking for out-of-the-box ideas for Date Night in Wichita? If you have an affinity for the written word, we’ve got a few suggestions! Enjoy the smell of REAL books (remember those?) while browsing Wichita’s best local book stores, such as Al’s Old & New Books, Book-A-Holic, Eighth Day Books and Watermark Books Fill up a bag at His Way […]
The End. Two words I absolutely hate. Those words mean the hunt for a new literary adventure must begin. Again. For some people, those words are welcome, but for this bibliophile this hunt is never ending. I will spy on our neighbors, friends, strangers, and prowl endlessly on Powell’s Books website until I find something […]
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 […]
Six days a week, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. there are story times happening all over our city and surrounding areas. Hip, hip, hooray! Here are a few tips for attendees – scroll down for the schedule! 1. Shop around. Not all story times are the same and it might take a few tries to find […]
The Thanksgiving season is here, and after the meal of turkey, stuffing, and multiple samplings of pumpkin pie, what would be better than snuggling up on the couch with your little one and enjoying a seasonal book together? Being a second grade teacher for six years, I loved having a wide selection of seasonal books […]
I’ve been blessed with two amazing sons and our family is complete. We have the boy toys, the mini wardrobe full of stripes and plaids and more stripes, and I’ve learned the physics of peeing while standing. I’m a good boy mom. There’s one big, big thing I’m missing out on though. I will not […]
“Foodies” adore everything related to eating and drinking: Talking about it. Writing about it. Reading about it. We love looking at photographs, hearing stories, and uncovering delicious new recipes. We plan our vacations around restaurants and vineyards, skipping souvenirs and splurging on our tastebuds – and we use food to celebrate success, grieve loss, and […]
In a world with an increasing number of educational toys, learning-based television shows, and apps-for-everything, it might seem that real books made from real trees are a thing of the past. The time and expense of adding to your child’s library may seem overwhelming or unimportant. Or maybe you’re like me, just plain tired of […]