Momsomnia (mom + insomnia): When a sleep-deprived mama is unable to sleep despite the fact that her children are all sleeping. See also: sleeping for the rest of your days with one eye and ear on alert.
Boys Town Pediatrics discusses how to properly remove a tick once it has bitten a person.
Sure, I have mom friends. But I still want my posse who's known me for decades.
Looking for something fun to do in Omaha this weekend? Check out these family-friendly suggestions.
It started off like any other day. My husband left for work in the morning as I did my writing. My 20-month-old woke up babbling and talking. My bulldog snored on our recliner. But it wasn’t just any other day; it was the day I questioned everything. A day I’ve now called, “I’ll never be the same again.”
"We unabashedly, shamelessly beg people for money to support childhood cancer research because we’ve seen the faces of the children who will die without it."
With school back in full swing, the bedtime battles are officially on. Whether your kids are 2 or 12, you are probably dealing with the ramifications of attempting to go to bed on time so your kids can wake up fully rested. One local mom offers a few tips to help.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mylan, in the face of heated criticism over price hikes for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, is bulking up programs that help patients pay for the drug.
"Let's face it. Raising kids is tough. Some days it’s just easier to give in than fight a losing battle. Trust me, you aren’t harming your kids as much as you or society wants to think you are."
Some kids have an easy time making new friends. Some kids have a very large circle of friends, and others are content with one or two close friends. But for others, meeting new people and developing friendships can seem like an impossible task. Here are some tips you can offer to help your child make new friends.
"As we await baby number three, I still worry about finances and logistics. I still keep my Zantac close and my milkshakes closer," writes momaha.com blogger Catherine Kraemer. "But I am also so comfortably confident in our ability to welcome another daughter with arms and hearts wide open, ready to be smitten and vulnerable all over again."
Rachel Higginson and her husband have decided to have a tablet-free home. "I'd rather kick them outside where they can run around or set them up at the table with crayons and markers and let them create. Plus, we have all these kids for a reason! Built in playmates and best friends that live under the same roof mean they always have someone to play with."
The Omaha Girls Who Code club started last year at Abrahams Library. Since then, it's grown into three clubs, including one at Do Space. Interested in signing up for it? You have until Sunday!
Although hand, foot and mouth disease most commonly affects infants and children younger than 5 years of age, it can also occur in older children and adults. Here are some common symptoms of the disease, as well as causes, treatment and ways to prevent it.
Dog Gone Problems: I have two dogs. Maggie is a high energy, 15-pound therapy dog who stays with my grandmother most of the day. The other dog, Ruby, who weighs 45 pounds, stays with us all the time. They play with one another daily in my dad’s back yard, and are not aggressive to other dogs or people. When both dogs are in my apartment, however, they go crazy. Maggie gets so excited that Ruby is there and she plays so rough. Do you have any advice?
Members of Congress are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed.
It seems the older our children grow, the busier our lives become. Balancing work, school, extracurricular activities, errands and chores can make it difficult to eat dinner as a family. Here are some tips to help you make family dinners a priority.
For a lot of first-year college students, starting school is one of the biggest life changes they’ll ever face. Here are three pieces of advice your soon-to-be-freshman may need to hear.
Dear Sassy Housewife: My husband and I rarely go out on dates, so we rarely get babysitters. But when we do, we have one we absolutely love. Sometimes, if she's not available, we'll ask my husband's brother and sister-in-law. The only problem is they expect to be paid. We don't really know how to address this, so we have just paid them. All of our other family members don't want to be paid – and we don't expect to be paid when we watch nieces and nephews. What are your thoughts?
"As I sat poring over said emails, I saw the usual reminders from Pinterest about how to make a memorably crafty scrapbook-worthy photo capture of that first day back," writes Molly Cavanaugh. "But then I noticed one email in particular that gave me pause – a link to a list of 'great back-to-school gifts.' Gifts?"
Q: We are looking for a private school for our 4-year-old. Regardless of the school we ultimately choose, we want to keep him there through eighth grade at least. We live in a suburban area, so we have a lot of options. Our son is intelligent, creative and very imaginative. Do you have a rec…
We all know supermoms; those ladies who have the mother tip on lock-down and live in a magical world that is surely sponsored by Pinterest. They are phenoms and rock stars, but it’s OK to fall short of that.
Thinking of taking a road trip with the family this fall? Here is one dad's road trip survival guide for any parent with small children.
Dr. Jane M. Carnazzo of Children’s Physicians will be leading a discussion on how to understand your picky eater’s nutritional needs and how to take the stress out of mealtime Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 6 p.m. Watch it live and join the chat to get your questions answered.
Take stock of what you've got, cull the clutter and start with a logical plan for the new year.
Believe it or not, the return of school bells is an emotional time for parents and kids alike. In fact, many parents have turned to social media to document these tender — or maybe not-so-tender — moments, in their newsfeed for all to enjoy.
I kissed my husband goodbye and he begrudgingly went off to work. I say "begrudgingly" because he knew our son had been sick for two days and did not want to leave me alone.
Tick bites, while usually painless and not accompanied by an itch, can cause serious infections. Below are some common types of ticks, as well as tips for preventing tick bites during the late summer season.
There's no need to go shopping for distinctive ready-made pencils when you can decorate plain yellow ones in just a few minutes with one item: washi tape. So pick up a few rolls, follow the simple steps and fill your backpack with colorful pencils that have your identity written all over them.
Aug 28Omaha Children's Museum
Aug 28Andersen Park
Aug 28Fonner Park
Aug 28Aksarben Village
Aug 28The Florence Mill