Looking for something fun to do in Omaha this weekend? Check out these family-friendly suggestions.

"Make these conversations count. Tell them what they need to hear – statistics about teen pregnancy and the dangers of drinking and driving – even if they don't want to listen," writes Amanda Smith. "This is when they need these talks the most, so don't be afraid to lay it all on the table." 

"In her four short, Earth-side months, Phoebe has licked a sour Skittle (care of an older sister eager to introduce her to the world of dessert), worn the same outfit too many days in a row, gone bath-less for far, far longer than I’d like to admit and been nearly left at home on many occasions," Catherine Kraemer wrote. "And, because she is ridiculously pleasant and agreeable, she takes it all in stride – spitting out her pacifier to smile as I apologize profusely for the accidental abandonment, or her swampy baby neck, or the whole Skittle fiasco."

President Kennedy greets Caroline, John Jr. and their pony, Macaroni, outside the Oval Office on June 22, 1962. Barron Trump will be the first young first son to live in the White House since John Jr.

Reye's Syndrome can cause a child or teen's blood sugar to drop while levels of ammonia and acidity in the blood rise. This syndrome can also cause swelling in the liver and brain.

Dog Gone Problems: We have a 3-year-old poodle mix who is a great dog – except when he sees other dogs on walks. I would not classify his behavior as aggressive, but it's not friendly either. We will be welcoming a new puppy into our home at the end of the month, and I'm starting to become concerned things may turn nasty. Is there a way to introduce our dog to the puppy in a good way?

As a parent, you can encourage your child to take a challenging course load in high school to help prepare, but academically, what else can you do at home to help improve college-readiness? Offer these four pieces of advice to help your senior prepare.

Q: We recently discovered that our 16-year-old son has been smoking marijuana on a regular basis. At first, we intended to begin using an over-the-counter drug test but then learned that teens have figured out how to beat these tests. One of our son’s friends, for example, was regularly test…

Dear Sassy Housewife: My daughter, who is 13, has my old iPhone, which she uses as an iPod Touch to play games. She isn't allowed on Facebook and can only use Snapchat on my phone with me. Recently, she asked about starting an Instagram account. I'm not comfortable with this, but she's pleading. Her big argument is she'll be responsible with it and that all of her friends have an account. What should I do?

She may have sold more than 6 million books in 32 countries, but Omaha author Alex Kava remembers the early days when she delivered the Omaha World-Herald to bring in a little extra cash. “I quit my job as director of public relations at College of Saint Mary, and my family and friends thought I had gone off the deep end,” Alex said. But she was desperate for a change, and while she figured out what to do with the rest of her life, she wrote her novel, “A Perfect Evil.”

In the past year, I’ve noticed several people are starting to take family photos up a notch. It's almost a modern-day “Glamour Shots” (children of the ’80s and ’90s will remember those!). I've seen simple things done, such as glamming the family up yourself, to hiring professional hairstylists and makeup artists.

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