"'Hamilton' is something we can enjoy together, complete with little inside jokes — like when she goes to the neighbor’s house and I tell her 'you’ll be back' by dinnertime. Or that she should 'meet me outside.'"
Happy first day of fall! Here are 10 fall activities your family can enjoy during this festive time of year.
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Q: I want to legally change our daughter’s name. No one pronounces it correctly, and I think it’s going to cause her more problems as she gets older. My husband doesn’t want to, however. He says that changing it will confuse her. She’s 19 months old, for crying out loud! If she’s confused fo…
What to do when a parent's response only escalates the problem.
The soundtrack of this powerful, thought-provoking production is sure to leave families singing and dancing in the aisles.
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"I thought it would be fun. ... We never did a gender reveal before since they weren't a thing when we had our other kids," Sarah Jensen said.
The photo exhibition "Swedish Dads" is on display at the Embassy of Sweden in D.C., and aims to show the effects of Sweden's generous parental leave system.
Since 2016, the program has visited numerous hospitals and brought traffic cruisers, motorcycles, an ABLE 1 pilot, Tux the horse and therapy dogs to spend time with kids.
Bullying doesn't have to be an inevitable part of growing up.
Instead of keeping a kid in line, too much surveillance and monitoring can have the opposite effect.
In the safety of the exam room, doctors can emphasize the importance of young adult independence, and help young adult patients and their parents define healthy boundaries. This, with other guideline-driven ways of supporting young adult patients, can lead to successful transition to independent care.
"The few things we have in common are that we are imperfect, love unconditionally and never abuse. After that it’s a free-for-all. Because, you see my dear, there's more than one type of good mother."
The next time I see another mom struggling with out-of-control kiddos, I will offer her support and grace because I’ve been there, too. I will not judge her or her kids on one rough moment because we all have them. Let’s show up for one another and lose the judgement once and for all.
Kids happily hand over their creative ideas and hope the troupe turns them into a show.
Looking for something fun to do in the Omaha area this weekend? Check out these family-friendly suggestions, which take place Sept. 19-22.
Nowadays, homecoming — and other school dances — looks more and more like a money pit. Parents shell out hundreds — sometimes thousands — of dollars to give their children the perfect night. But at what cost?
Interactive toys are increasingly popular as parents try to steer overstimulated kids away from tablets and cellphones to other hands-on playthings.
Laughter is how we deal with things.
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. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
She just revealed to me that on several occasions during her visitation with him, she has asked a friend’s parents to pick her up and sleep over at their house out of fear of her father.
"With age comes a maturity, a centeredness, a sense of perspective and well-being...at least in theory."
The beloved graphic novelist writes bravely about her childhood anxieties in "Guts."
"Apparently, walking seven miles and exploring mansions isn’t as fun as hotel pools. And, according to my calculations, we still had a few miles to go. I mean, come on! Restored Gilded Age mansions? That’s a hit for everyone!"
The reward you're giving actually may be a hindrance. Or is it?
The numbers aren't promising, so young athletes should focus on the proven benefits.
Yes, there are studies “proving” that kids who co-sleep with their parents are as well-adjusted as kids who sleep in their own beds. So what? First, research in the so-called social sciences proves nothing. Second, if kids who don’t co-sleep are as well-adjusted as kids who do, then what is the point of co-sleeping?
"I sat with her and validated her feelings, but it made my friends late. Was I wrong?"
Modern teens love their digital communication. In some cases, the digital connection can save lives. The problem is, it can also destroy them.
"I have a son who danced, and I have taught many male dancers. These are some of the bravest and strongest individuals I have encountered. Even as we make strides towards acceptance and inclusion, it’s a stigma still facing men in the fine and performing arts, particularly dance."
"Our garage has become a mausoleum of toys and clothes from days gone by. They're physical reminders of time; items I can't bring myself to get rid of."