Do you have a budding chef in the family? There are all kinds of cooking classes for kids this summer. Check out these places below.
The chain's newest locations — and a revamped website — will debut in time for the holidays.
"Bags. It’s all about the bags. So many bags. We look like one giant gypsy family as we haul our excessive number of bags to and fro."
Huntington teachers work with students to focus on their needs and work around their schedules.
Kids will love braiding these friendship bracelets for their friends. They’re super simple and quick and can be customized in many ways. Bonus: They’re the perfect DIY project for a day you are cooped up inside.
They're having the same conversation, over and over. Here's how they can get out of their communication rut.
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Bruce Holsinger's "The Gifted School" captures parents behaving badly, but truth is stranger than fiction.
Deciding what you're going to do on any given day is as quick as drawing a slip of paper from a jar.
I don’t want to be a bad mom, but I think there is something to the saying “absence makes the heart grow fonder.” Wanting the kids to go back to their school-year routine isn’t because I don’t love them; it’s because I do.
"Gone is the equanimity I've gained over the past few weeks. Instead: Why aren't my kids using sunscreen? Why aren't they at least wearing one of the many hats I packed for them?"
What's summer without ice cream? National Ice Cream Day is Sunday and what better way to celebrate than by visiting one of Omaha's local ice cream shops? Check out our list below.
I wasn't quite sure when I finally decided to quit drinking. But I did know one thing: I couldn't parent little kids with three or four glasses of wine in my system.
Looking for something fun to do in the Omaha area this weekend? Check out these family-friendly suggestions, which take place July 18-21.
Many teens who receive an extended curfew have earned it by following instructions and rules, showing responsibility and meeting their parents' expectations. Below are a few tips if you're a parent considering extending your child's curfew.
After losing my younger brother in a car accident, watching my kids grow to driving age is difficult.
"In a way, moms are code-talkers because we understand and translate all of the nonsensical little details that matter to our kids. (And to no one else.)"
Good communication with children helps them develop the building blocks for language development. It also improves your bond and encourages them to talk with and listen to you.
This owner has two dogs — a mother and son. As the puppy grew, mom has become increasingly protective over him. What can be done? Read Dog Gone Problems advice.
When my oldest daughter entered middle school, her social life exploded.
Something fishy is going on. It’s a trick — to get kids to try something new and nutritious.
Happiness is the flip side of the pain, the reward that makes you want to move through all seven stages, even while knowing there will be times you slide back down to the bottom.
It’s good for kids to see the adults in their lives learning new things. Needlepoint is a craft that young and old (and not-so-old) can get the hang of together.
Try these titles to spark conversation about sadness, identity and other challenging issues.
I have no way of proving it, but I am convinced that autism in its classical form is a very real, “have” thing, albeit researchers have yet to discover the nature of its reality.
A daughter begged to go to camp. Now she doesn't want to go. What's a parent to do?
Parents in the United States often buy, cook and order separate foods for children. Experts say this can have negative long-term effects.
Now that she is 15, the letters provide her with a through line when everything seems to be shifting.
"My childhood was spent in southern California, where condos were much more the norm. When we moved to Nebraska, we lived in a spacious, maintenance-free apartment," wrote local mom Shea Saladee. "I grew accustomed to apartment living. My husband, however, did not, and has let me know that since we moved in together. Now, we’re finally in a place where we can own our own home, and I’m excited — and slightly terrified."
A few weeks ago, my 5-year-old son dumped his entire toy box out onto the floor of his room. Sam was trying to find something. It wasn’t the first time this happened nor was it the first time I told him to put it all back. But the ensuing attitude and tears of misery finally pushed me to say, “Enough is enough.”
As many would-be parents have found, it's nearly impossible to know ahead of time what the price will be.
An overworked archaeologist confronts a mysterious intruder in Phillips' fifth novel, "The Need."