"... 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."

"With this burst of spring comes some much awaited outside time. My husband and I dug out our sunglasses the other day and took the toddler to the park down the street. Once we started playing, I noticed there was a nice sampling of the many types of moms at the playground."

"There are two people in my house with confirmed Influenza A. I am surrounded by the joy of it; surrounded like I’m the center of an enormously viral germ sandwich that is not at all delicious," wrote Omaha mom Lynn Kirkle.

"If there’s one thing I know, it’s that babies are built upon a foundation of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, double orders of French fries, cherry-flavored Tums and bottomless plates of spaghetti. This fact somehow seems to get lost in the aristocratic translation, though; it’s like the royals didn’t get the memo or something."