"I have two children who are only about two years apart. I thought they'd be great playmates, but the older one doesn't want anything to do with the younger one. How do I get them to play together?"
Aggression, in its many forms, comes from frustration.
"As a parent, I dread absolutely everything about the holiday. I find Halloween horribly stressful — from pre-planning to post-holiday and everything in between."
Testing for allergies can be scary for both kids and parents. Here's a guide from Boys Town to help you through the process.
Advice from the experts to help parents tackle both areas.
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Looking for something fun to do in Omaha this weekend? Check out these family-friendly suggestions, which take place Oct. 19-22.
There's nothing like fall for a little family fun.
"Like a bad Cinderella story, I promise myself I can read if I get all the chores on my list done. But lists are never done when you’re a mom, and my reading wasn't getting done when I put it last," wrote Jenni DeWitt. "So I decided to set up a certain time each day when I could read — guilt-free."
Halloween is just around the corner. If you're looking for a fun way to celebrate the spookiest time of year, look no further.
Why are the boy babysitters few and far between?
Organizers expect about 500 attendees and hope to raise $40,000.
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.
Think you've seen Nebraska? How many of these destinations can you cross off your Cornhusker bucket list?
Finding time for date night with kids is hard. Deciding what to do once you've found the time can be even harder. To make it easier, we've come up with 10 unique date night ideas this fall. We promise they're better than the same old "dinner and a movie" routine.
It is important to be supportive of your child’s athletics without going overboard, which could jeopardize your child's spot on a team or make your child uninterested in the activity. Here are some tips for the parents of student athletes.
"One out of 10 children are sexually abused before their 18th birthday. This means that in any classroom or neighborhood full of children, there are children who are silently bearing the burden of sexual abuse."
"We spent a lot of time outside taking long walks in spite of the deluge. We found a frog and a snail, and discovered that some mud is so thick that it will pull your rain boots right off your tiny feet. She reminded me it is fun to play in the rain; how could I have ever forgotten?"
"We rescued a sweet male 1-year-old Yorkie mix who we can't seem to break from peeing in the house! Help!" Read Dog Gone Problems' advice.
There are all kinds of leftovers after the holidays. We have some tin toppers to add a little zing to your containers.
Kids can be gross. Take my car for example: Truly ancient Goldfish crackers littered the car seats and the floor. Runaway fruit snacks were stuck in random places. Pristine-looking French fries were scattered about. A sippy cup had gotten wedged upside down and leaked all over the seat.
Are you ready for Halloween? Check out these spooky good sweet and salty treats that'll be sure to make everyone happy on the big day.
Look for cues from Spot or Whiskers to tell you when costume time is over.
"There was a time when our weekends would be filled with happy hour drinks with friends, a date night, movies or dinner parties. And now...well...we’re still going to a lot of social events, but they are usually populated by the 4- to 7-year-old range."
Chemotherapy-induced neurological problems are a verified reality. They include several that also are symptomatic of what has come to be known as ADD or ADHD. But I don’t understand how a psychiatrist would justify diagnosing ADD when your daughter’s symptoms are chemotherapy-induced.
Suddenly, we were thrust into the reality that our kids are savvy enough to find things on the computer that we are not ready for them to see.
This mom's kids are constantly begging for new toys, but won't play with the ones they have. She's sick of the clutter. What should she do?
Don't make your child feel like the center of the universe and other parenting advice from author Amy Morin.
"My mother had been a stay-at-home mom, and she had very strong opinions on working mothers," wrote one Omaha mom. "Obviously, times have changed — and her ideas were outdated even then. But those ideas stuck with me, burrowing deep inside of the spongy cortex of my brain where mommy guilt resides."
If you have children, or plan to, rankings alone may not be enough to decide if a school is right for your student. Here are some other factors to include.
The animated adventure expands on the 'Friendship Is Magic' TV series.
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