There's nothing like fall for a little family fun.
My 2-year-old will not close her eyes at night until we’ve read the same four books we read every night. The kid is a creature of habit, so we stick with her favorites until I can manage to rotate new books in and out. The current rotation consists of: pig, train, dog and sheep.
While they are an integral part of having young children, high chairs are often overlooked as potentially dangerous pieces of furniture. Here's how to keep your child safe.
Schnauzer attacks the door when the mailman or delivery man walks up. How can the owner get him to stop?
We've updated our list of restaurants that offer free – or fairly cheap – meals for children in the Omaha area. The below list is subject to change according to restaurant promotions at anytime.
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"I want to document it all. I want to remember how the boys looked, what they said, how they behaved. Soon, before I know it, it will all be gone. They'll be older. They'll be grown up."
During a trip to a winery to celebrate their anniversary, mom and dad can't quit thinking about their kids.
Adults don't often realize what is happening to children.
Mom comes home to find daughter has created a "kindergarten version" of her very own home office. "This must be what my daughter thinks it is to be a grown up; to be me."
"We believe that God gave us this baby," Nick DeKlyen said.
Tolerant parents repeat themselves, threaten, bluster and otherwise work themselves into a state of frustration that eventually expresses itself in yelling.
Many parents underestimate how much a child's brain changes.
"Mothers are supposed to know about things like cooking, cleaning and whether you should apply heat or ice to an injury. Mothers are supposed to know how to hem pants, when the eggs in the fridge are too old for consumption and whether or not petunias need direct sunlight or shade. I don’t know any of these things," wrote one Omaha mom. But there are a few important things she does know.
The nutrition decisions that kids make now will affect their bones for the rest of their lives.
The reasons freshmen get derailed that first year are varied.
Looking for something fun to do in Omaha this weekend? Check out these family-friendly suggestions, which take place Sept. 14-17.
"Parenting is the most deadly serious adventure I’ve ever been on. The love is its own complex, all-encompassing ecosystem. At the same time, is it too much to ask if we all just lighten up a bit? Obviously both my girls are God’s gift to all mankind, but at the same time, one of them is in the naughty chair and the other trying to eat a crayon. It’s not that serious."
This Omaha mom checked out a few new parks around Omaha this summer. Here are her — and her kids' — thoughts on them.
These questions can help parents and teachers spot issues early, and identify concerns and opportunities to spark a more meaningful conversation with children about emotions.
Dear Amy: My husband and I have three beautiful children, ages 10, 3, and 1.
Below are the final three extremely devoted moms. Now it’s up to you — Momaha.com readers — to decide who will be named the “Most Deserving Mom-To-Be” at Baby Love, Omaha's Only Baby Fair. Vote once a day until Sept. 27!
To say this mom was concerned about her daughter starting high school would be an understatement. "I feared her public school experience had not adequately prepared her for the environment she was about to face. Between poor study habits, a knack for avoiding homework at all costs and regularly not being held accountable for her intentional avoidance, I wondered if she would actually make it through the first week at all."
Even if a parent is far away — whether due to job commitments, military deployment, hospitalization, divorce, other family duties or even incarceration — they don’t have to miss developmental milestones or games important to kids. Here's how.
By the time the third child is born, there aren’t a lot of parenting firsts left to conquer. But the few that occur, while less monumental, are still worth noting.
More than 75 percent of people who suffer from springtime allergies also suffer from the effects of fall allergens. Here's how you can keep them at bay.
A teen health summit, focusing on suicide prevention, school success and self-esteem, is scheduled for Sept. 23 on the Fort Omaha campus of Metro Community College.
Dog Gone Problems is a weekly advice column by David Codr, a dog behaviorist in Omaha. David answers dog behavior questions sent in by our readers. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two or three toys will be inducted Nov. 9 into the Strong museum in Rochester, where the hall is located. Anyone can nominate a toy. The inductees are chosen on the advice of historians, educators and others for their longevity and success and ability to inspire creative play.
"We do ourselves a disservice by leaving out the difficult parts of parenting when we tell our stories, making parenting seem like such a simple task when, in reality, so many of us face difficulties."
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