Parenting

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Now’s the Perfect Time to Prep for Summer Camp

By: Jocelyn Houston Ever heard that phrase “life’s a marathon, not a sprint?” Sure, ...

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Beautiful Wallflowers: Helping A Quiet Child Bloom

By: Malia Jacobson When your kid shirks social interaction, hiding behind your legs at ...

Omaha Family Birthday Guide

Omaha’s Birthday Guide

Balloons and blowers, piñatas and presents, cake and candy, goodies and games—children love birthday ...

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The Montessori Mind: How Montessori Promotes Mindful Learning

By Malia Jacobson Young children aren’t usually known for intense concentration. To the contrary, ...

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Choosing a Private School

By: Heidi Smith Luedtke, Ph.D.   Comparing private schools is challenging because each institution ...

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Pint-Sized Pursuits: Enrichment Activities for the Preschool Crowd

By: Sarah Lyons Providing extracurricular activities for your preschooler can encourage their natural curiosity ...

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The Gift of Adoption: One Family’s Story

By: Christa Melnyk Hines   Eighteen years ago, while living in Florida, friends and ...

Martial Art Kids

How Martial Arts Combats Bullying

By: Kerrie McLoughlin   According to StopBullying.gov, a study found that approximately 49% of kids ...

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Growing Up Online: Are We Addicted to Cellphones?

By: Carolyn Jabs How much time did your kids spend with their cellphones yesterday? ...

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What We Learned About Parenting At Starbucks 

By: Kathryn Streeter When our son was 4, he fell in love. The object ...