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

Kaleb Lewis, left, and Alex Lee, both 7, spend the first half of their school day learning in Spanish in their second-grade class at Spring Lake Magnet in Omaha.

5 things your kids should leave at home their first day of school

It’s back to school season! Chances are you are shopping for school supplies, trying to find the best deals and possibly picking up a few extras that seem to be the perfect addition to your child’s backpack or locker.

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How to master back-to-school shopping for less

Expert shoppers and professional cheapskates share their best tips for outfitting kids and crossing off 
the supplies list before 
the first bel...

Hansen: Memorial Park Little League, on brink of collapse, returns to basics — and wins a state title

The most interesting part of that state title is the five-year path that the players, coaches and parents of the Memorial Park Little League too...

4 tips to help parents, teens deal with peer pressure

Amanda Smith is the mom of two teenagers, so she understands the struggle with peer pressure. To help fellow parents, she's listed four tips tha...