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The Magic of a Better Nighttime Routine

If you're anything like me, the best part of the day is the 60 minutes between when the kids go down for bed and you have to get to sleep yourself. I love that little window — that rare golden hour when the day's work is done and you can taste a little freedom before tomorrow starts it all over again. Sometimes it's the only thing that gets me through the day and reminds me why we work so hard to to build a family together.

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3 Things I've Learned Playing Tabletop Games with Kids

My family plays a lot of tabletop games. Card games, board games, puzzles — they’re a fantastic way to spend time together when your parenting brain is done being productive for the day.

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Stormy's July Update!

Happy July, Storm Chasers Friends!

We just wrapped up an amazing month of June here at Werner Park. But because of the summer thunderstorm on June 30th, we had to reschedule the Superhero Night with my friends at ParenSavvy.com for August 25th! 

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Building Masks With Legos

I have trouble getting my 12 year old interested into anything arts and crafts. For middle school he had to choose between art and band. He went with band. It's like he totally check out of visual art.

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2018 Daddy Daughter Princess Night

One of the Most Magical Nights of the Year!

ParentSavvy and the Omaha Storm Chasers are pleased to announce the 2018 Daddy Daughter Princess Night on Friday, July 13th at 7:05pm.

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Guiding Boys to Men While Lost in Space

Have you seen the Lost in Space reboot on Netflix yet? If you want an example of great father energy, check it out.

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Board Games that Won't Make Your Brain Melt

I have a degree in English and Theatre. I am a woman of imagination. I value books more than I value cupcakes (which is a big deal), and I am in awe of people who can come up with incredible words and scenarios that delight thousands of people the world over. And yet…

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Shaking Up Some Whipped Cream

"There is a holiday for everything these days." This is so true. Have you ever searched national food holidays? My oldest kiddos are really into these food holidays. Not that we celebrate them per say but it is sort of fun to see that today is National Escargot Day (May 24) or National Gingerbread Day (June 6 -- this seems like the wrong time of year to me).

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Stormy's June Update!

Hi friends!

The season is already flying by, but there’s still so much more baseball left to be played (and fun to be had!). June is an exciting month around here!

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2018 Superhero Night

Join our team as we partner with the Omaha Storm Chasers to bring you Superhero Night on Saturday, June 30th!

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How to Make a Stamp from a Vegetable

My son has been really into carving lately.

He actually started out carving with his grandpa. I said, "Let's carve a stamp out of a vegetable." He kind of looked at me sideways.

This craft is best for upper elementary. Children may need adult assistance.

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Greek Yogurt Popsicles

April showers bring May flowers. What do May flowers bring? Pilgrims! I can already hear my kiddos groaning at that cheesy joke. As a mom, it is my job to dole out the cheesy jokes though.

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A Few Ways to Feel Human When You Feel Like a Broken Robot

Parenting is exhausting.

Understatement of the year, right? It's one of those jobs that can feel like 497 Mondays in a row, followed by a Tuesday complete with a forgotten dentist appointment.

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Learning all About Fish at Hands-on-Habitat!

After a long winter that carried over to spring, the sun is finally here! It makes me anticipate the coming of summer and pool time. I love the water!

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Stormy's May Update!

Hi friends!

We’re really in the full swing of things around here at Werner Park! Our 50th Season is upon us, and we had a great Flashback Friday back to our 2011 season, our first as the Storm Chasers! Our next Flashback Friday is on May 25th where we’ll become the 2010 Omaha Royals, celebrating our last year at Rosenblatt Stadium. Come out to see us in those flashback jerseys!

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