Momaha.com - Family activities in Omaha, tips and tricks for local parents

Dr. Mara Paradis is board certified in pediatrics and earned her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Learn more about Mara.

Why Kids Need Sleep

Children who do not sleep well do not learn as well and have a higher rate of behavior problems. Additionally, they may experience more illness as their immune system is not as effective.

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Dog Gone Problems: How do I stop my dog from barking when there's a knock at the door?

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.

Nebraska father in same-sex marriage: 'Today, our family is equal, our family matters'

Today is the second best day of my life. I have had some great days, but having your family recognized in the eyes of the law is validating. We are...

A quick reminder of how fast time passes

How many stages do I have left? I don’t know. Hopefully I’ll stay healthy enough to enjoy the majority of them.