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Is your child interested in playing the piano?  Are you looking to tune up your piano skills? Recommendations for piano lessons are one of the most frequently asked questions in our moms group pages!  We've compiled a list of...
Ready or not, here comes Kindergarten! Our oldest child, my first baby, is starting Kindergarten!  I feel like I am supposed to be full of mixed emotions, but I am not! The truth is, I am more than ready and...
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 summer reading programs to keep your child reading until...
Sponsored by Concordia Academy - Wichita. You, like many parents, may have been thinking over the idea of sending your high schooler to a private school. There are many choices in Wichita, ranging from conventional Christian schools, college credit oriented...
Homeschooling in Wichita Whether you're a veteran homeschool mom, new to homeschooling entirely, or just new to homeschooling in Wichita, you'll love this comprehensive list of resources for families who choose to educate their children privately at home. If you're new...
Being the teacher and the parent can be challenging! Here are resources to make your job(s) less stressful and help you find community as an educating parent. Charlotte Mason Wichita Facebook Group El Dorado Homeschool Group on Facebook Holy Family Home Educators Homeschool Association for...
Do you like the idea of homeschooling but feel overwhelmed by choosing a good curriculum? Or maybe you prefer a secular homeschool program with the support of certified teachers? A virtual school might be a good fit for your family....
If you’re looking for swimming lessons, PE classes, or sports teams to round out your homeschool extracurriculars, there’s no shortage of fantastic opportunities in Wichita! You can find a list of classes, dance studios, and competitive athletics below. Homeschool Sports...
As students grow older, parents may find teaching certain subjects intimidating – or perhaps they wish their child to experience a traditional classroom setting in preparation for college. These schools and programs offer extension and enrichment classes to elementary, middle...
What is a homeschool co-op? It’s a group of homeschooling families that meet regularly for cooperative learning in arts, academics, or any subject they choose. This is also one of the many places where homeschooled kids socialize – spending time...
Is homeschooling legal in Kansas? Yes! While "homeschools" are not a recognized entity in the state of Kansas, homeschooling is perfectly legal. Your homeschool must be registered as a "Non-Accredited Private School" with the Kansas State Department of Education...
Note from the author: This article was originally in 2015. I have continued to homeschool my kids, who are now entering 2nd & 5th grade. We have learned so much and hope you enjoy your homeschooling journey as much...
This article is sponsored by the Wichita Public Library. This summer, make a splash at the Wichita Public Library! Kids and teens will dive into Oceans of Possibilities with the Summer Reading Program beginning May 31. This year’s program will...
If you are looking for ideas on what to gift your child's teacher beyond the typical coffee mug, lotion, or apple themed item, I polled many teacher friends, and below is a compiled list of what teachers REALLY want.  Teacher Gift Ideas (From...

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