Lincoln mom Erin Konecky was recently named the 2019 Nebraska Mother of the Year by the American Mothers in Nebraska. After she mistakenly received a card from the state welcoming her newborn months after he died, she helped start a program that sends condolence cards to parents who have experienced infant loss.
The Union Bank & Trust Sports Complex in Elkhorn has jaw-dropping features, such as a sports bar for parents, roomy training facilities and courts from the Olympics and Devaney Center.
Sen. Machaela Cavanaugh, who represents Omaha’s 6th District, fed her baby, 6-month-old Barrett, as lawmakers debated changes in their rules.
By starting dental visits early, children learn that they aren't scary or unpleasant, says Dr. Daniel Beninato of Premier Dental.
Community organizations that work with children and families say they are trying to work with families in crisis before they encounter police or child protective services.
It doesn’t fit the typical neighborhood vision of rows of houses, white picket fences and kids playing catch in the front yard. But some families say the perks outweigh the inconveniences.
Some students lack organizational skills. These systems keep worksheets, school supplies and assignments in order.
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Immanuel just opened a place for families who seek the natural birth experience with the security of hospital backup. It’s a hybrid between a home birth experience and the typical hospital maternity ward.
Being in a show like “Singin’ in the Rain” is a massive time commitment, which means a lot of time away from family.
In Nebraska, some 2,900 children are currently separated from their parents or primary caregivers. The children have lawyers and social workers. They are supposed to have access to resources like counseling. Extra steps are taken to place them with relatives. On the border, the children have been sent to group shelters, in some cases a converted Walmart with cyclone fencing and floor mats.
Amie Konwinski is on the scare-speech circuit for the nonprofit she started, Smart Girl Society. Her presentation is a gut punch because it reveals how much we parents don't know what we don't know.
We all need a friend like George. The little monkey travels across the ocean to give his chef pal the will to cook again in “Curious George : The Golden Meatball,” which opened Friday night at the Rose Theater.
Expert tips for helping impassioned youth shape a purposeful, constructive message.
Cheryl Holm left last week for a six-month deployment with the Air Force. But before she left, she carefully — and secretly — planned a few ways to make sure her husband and kids would know she was thinking of them while she is gone.