Looking for something fun to do in Omaha this weekend? Check out these family-friendly suggestions, which take place Feb. 23-26.

"As much I love the Internet for convenience, entertainment and information, I do question if parenting in the digital age is easier or harder," wrote Jaime Wyant. "As I think about what life would be like without the Internet, here are my arguments for and against this life-altering technology."

“I wrote for 10 years before I got my first book published,” Connealy said. “On that fateful day, when I earned my first contract, I had 20 finished books on my computer. Some may call that perseverance. Others, like my children, (call it) OCD. But I got published and escaped medication.”

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Resistance or refusal to attend school can quickly become a very stressful situation for parents and children alike. As a parent, you know your child needs to attend school; however their distress is often difficult to endure. Sending them to the very place that seems to be the root of their distress can weigh heavily on parents, leaving them to wonder if they’re doing the right thing.

"There was the first time Matt wrote his name (with a rock in the body paint of my car), the first time Joey learned that rocks can break automobile windows and the resultant first realization that we should’ve gone with wood chips instead of rocks when landscaping the yard," wrote local mom Lynn Kirkle. All of these firsts are random, unpredictable moments; fleeting instances that elicit a quick smile or a passing gasp. The stories they leave behind, though, become the classics that are re-told on every holiday. They're the family legends.

"My husband Eric has always wanted to go skydiving. I, on the other hand, have never had the desire to go. Not because I’m afraid to jump out of a plane, but because I’m afraid I won’t be able to breathe," said Naeemah Ford Goldson. "So for his birthday, I thought indoor skydiving would be a great compromise for the both of us."

Lynn Kirkle's daughter is going to be a flower girl in an upcoming wedding and she's had visions of her "smiley little pumpkin dressed up like a fairy nymph, bringing the wedding crowd to their knees with her impish smile and mad petal-dropping skills." 

"As the wedding quickly approaches, though, I’m growing a wee bit nervous. Realistic. Miss Katherine has grown into a gloriously independent, stubborn little toddler."

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