Shanxi Omoniyi

Shanxi Omoniyi is a staff writer for The Lion. She also serves as Online Content Director at Midwest Parent Educators (MPE), a nonprofit organization serving thousands of homeschool families not…

‘Grow’ event builds community among KC-area homeschool moms

An evening just to meet other moms, get encouragement, and enjoy dinner without any cleanup?  It may not sound like much, but Tuesday’s “Grow: Back… Read More

August 25, 2022
Culture, Opinion
Parents and schools are fighting for control of the nation’s children. Who gets custody of the kids?

Relations between parents and schools look increasingly like a divorcing couple preparing for a custody battle.   In the best of times, parents and schools have viewed… Read More

August 24, 2022
Homeschools, Legislation
New study: Homeschooling improves children’s ‘social competencies’

New research suggests socialization may be a bigger issue for children in public schools than those who are homeschooled, contrary to popular stereotypes.  A recent study… Read More

August 17, 2022
Battery charges filed after alleged assault on pro-life teen canvassing in KC suburb

A woman has been arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery after an alleged assault on a pro-life teen going door to door in support of the Kansas constitutional amendment… Read More

August 4, 2022
Moms report censorship, bullying on social media over pro-life stance in leadup to Kansas election

Casey Thomas has used local Facebook moms groups as a parenting resource for the last seven years and had never been bullied – until recently.  “From time to… Read More

August 1, 2022