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Insect Repellent Types and Safety

The best way prevent bug bites is to avoid them when you can.

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Quick Breakfasts for Back to School

August is here and that means it is back to school season. This means it is time to start thinking about quick and easy breakfasts to make your mornings easier.

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How to Survive an Outdoor Performance With Your Kids

The moderately-sized city I live in is surprisingly flush with opportunities to experience theatre. With two high schools, a university, a community theatre, a performing arts center, and an independent theatre company all within extremely close proximity of each other, we are rarely without the option to take in a show.

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Stormy's August Update!

Hello friends!

It's hard to believe that the final month of the 2018 baseball season is here. But there's no time to be sad about that! We have SO MUCH going on to finish off our 50th Season in Franchise History Celebration!

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All About Butterflies at Hands-on-Habitat!

Flowers spread beauty everywhere you see them. Vibrant hues of yellow, purple, red, orange and many other colors, they paint our world.

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DIY Felt Finger Puppets

This is a fun craft! My son's been into making finger puppets. He made an elephant and a giraffe for test finger puppets. This one is a tiger. I'm wondering if he was influenced by Daniel the Tiger since we just watched Won't You Be My Neighbor?

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A Shark Week Feeding

Dun dun … dun dun … dun dun dun dunnnnnnnn…..

Did you recognize that as the Jaws theme song? Thank goodness I am not responsible for typing lyrics.

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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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