Looking for something fun to do in Omaha this weekend? Check out these family-friendly suggestions, which take place Nov. 23-26.
"The countdown is on to one of the biggest meals of the year – Thanksgiving. And my kids won’t eat anything without a fight."
"Black Friday shopping is one of the few societal holiday traditions I just can’t seem to get on board with. As hard as I’ve tried to make sense of it, I’ve never understood waking up at the butt-crack of dawn to fight people for a few deals."
If handled correctly, disappointment can help youth grow and learn. Helping your child with this discontent in school and in sports can give them vital tools for later on in life.
We're updating this list every day with new and fun things to do this holiday season. Lights, performances, Santa sightings, charity events and more.
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"I believe every parent has cause to worry. Kids are hard, and when they grow up, they are still hard! ... But sometimes we parents get to bask in the glow when our kids shine."
Are you planning to take your little one to their first hockey game soon? Here are the most important things you’ll need to consider before setting out with your kids to see their first game.
It pays to think ahead - far ahead.
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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Here are some tips for how to talk to your kids about danger and safety, and which skills to teach them at each age — without adding to their innate fears.
If they're eating enough vegetarian sources of protein, iron and B vitamins, even athletes can get along just fine.
Our 8-year-old has suddenly developed a very sassy mouth. She picked this up from a new neighborhood friend who speaks to her mother in a very disrespectful tone, like she’s the girl’s servant.
My husband is a yeller. He raises his voice to the kids all the time. I prefer to admonish just as sternly but a little more quietly. He thinks I'm coddling them. What should I do?
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So often during the holidays we get caught up in festivities, hoopla and gifts for the kiddos that we can forget to think of our partner-in-parenting. Here are some creative, unique ideas.
Rather than trying to jump-start a healthy new year, head into the holiday season with a plan to feel good and still get the most out of the holidays.
"These disciplinary rates are particularly shocking, since suspending and expelling young children has not been shown to produce positive behavioral results," said Rasheed Malik, a policy analyst for the Early Childhood Policy team at the Center for American Progress.
Looking for something fun to do in Omaha this weekend? Check out these family-friendly suggestions, which take place Nov. 16-19.
Not only is it daunting to have to go through five years worth of clothes bins, it is sad — and it ALMOST makes me want to have another baby.
"We make sure our kids eat their vegetables, but how often do we get the recommended serving? We take our kids to every sports practice known to man, but somehow we can’t manage to squeeze in a 30 minute walk for ourselves."
After an early scare with an eye disorder, these twins decided to give back.
"No matter how each (tradition) started, they all have a special place in our heart and I’m sure we would all be devastated to see any of them come to an end."
Here are some tips for making Thanksgiving even more meaningful by getting your kids involved in preparations for your big feast.
"The kid whose knee was in my ear a few hours prior because she couldn’t bear to sleep away from me was sharing a Hallmark moment with someone else? And he was getting the good version — she was laughing and sweet for him, not the whining snot monster who’d coughed in my face all night long — which was totally unfair."
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