Vacations with kids might not be as carefree as our previous trips, but that doesn’t mean they can’t still be fun. Here are some things to remember while you're planning that upcoming family outing.
Encourage your children or students to read some of these books that teach kindness and empathy or, better yet, read them together!
Some say cooking for a crowd is the last thing they want to do. But could entertaining actually make things easier for them?
Resumes help students reflect on their high school careers and prepare for the next step in their lives.
"I am hooked. All of the families chosen for the program — no matter how squared away some may seem to be — all need a little tweaking. And while watching the chaos unfold was what initially got me watching, I have stuck around because it is truly captivating to see how other people parent and run their households. It’s actually turning out to be slightly informative."
Getting rid of unwanted items is hard — especially if there's an emotional connection there. Here's some advice.
Scouting's highest honor sends a powerful message based on merit, say those involved in program.
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Two-year-old Jackson Oblisk survived Rocky Mountain spotted fever after being bitten by a tick, his family says.
Their work schedules don't allow for much time together.
"People are seeing for themselves that only children are not lonely."
"... We are not alone in our beloved tradition. This is the story of so many Omaha families, which is kind of what makes the College World Series so special. This event is sacred to our town. The CWS is a holiday of sorts; an annual tradition forged in sunlight, fried food, tailgating and The Wave. I wouldn’t have it any other way."
Dehydration occurs when the body does not receive as much water as it needs. Without enough water, the body is unable to function properly. Depending on how much fluid is missing from the body, dehydration can range from mild to severe.
Summer camp season is an especially stressful one for parents of children with special needs.
Theater officials signed a long-term lease to occupy most of the Gordmans building at 120th Street and West Center Road, and will open The Rose Studios for Young Artists in 2020.
"We recently moved to a new town for my husband’s job and I learned a lot in the process — including what worked well and what I wish I would have done. "
"During the last seven years that I’ve lived with a toddler or preschooler, I’ve learned to pick your battles and that the truth isn’t always the best for your sanity. Here are a few fibs I’ve told my 3-year-old lately. And you know what? I don’t even feel bad about it."
Head to Junkstock Friday through Sunday for their annual "Junkstock: Underneath the Stars" event, which will once again be at Sycamore Farms, 1150 River Road Drive in Waterloo.
As you plan your own zoo adventures, keep in mind that the average person will burn 150-200 calories per hour walking from exhibit to exhibit.
Looking for something fun to do in the Omaha area this weekend? Check out these family-friendly suggestions, which take place June 20-23.
"As parents, it can be all too tempting to try and plan something for every day of our kids’ summer vacations. There are far more summer activities available to kids and families than there were in my childhood. It’s possible to have kids booked almost every day of the break. I encourage you to resist that temptation. Make it your goal to hear the phrase “I’m bored” at least three times this summer."
With this cardboard version, you can invite family and friends to take a book, return a book.
After reading the poem "The Last Time" (and ugly crying afterward), this Omaha mom came up with a list of "last times" she won't miss. Check it out here.
Anne Brescia sat beside her only child, Anthony, as he lay unconscious in a hospital bed at age 16. Just a few months before, he was competing in a swim meet; now cancer was destroying his brain. Brescia couldn't save her son. But she was determined to bring him home.
Read Dog Gone Problems thoughts on using shock collars on dogs.
Yeah, the "Toy Story" toys are cool, but what about the Talkboy?
This fall, parents who are avid Husker fans will have one less thing to worry about on game day — child care.
"Somewhere along the way, these children of mine stopped thinking they need me. In reality, they need me for every single thing. They’re elementary and middle school kids with active social lives, demanding sports schedules and the inability to drive — making me a 'Mama in the Middle.'"
One of the biggest obstacles to having a clean garage is deciding what to do with the stuff in the space. Here are some tips.
Report suggests some screen time can help school performance. Too much? That's bad.
Since his wife’s death after their sons’ birth, Mike McLaughlin has raised Jordan and Dylan on his own.
"These weeks until their roommate emancipation will seem like the longest in the world to them. However, it’s going to be here in what feels like a blink to me."
"For the last several years I have stayed at home with our son and have had what I feel is an opportunity of a lifetime to watch him grow, learn and develop into a wonderful boy filled with energy, creativity, caring and joy. It has been a real treat; one sadly missed by so many parents."