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Strawberry Picking

There are few things I like to do in the summer more than take the kids strawberry picking. We spend the day combing fields looking for delicious, ripe berries and alternate plopping them into buckets and our mouths.

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Daddy Daughter Princess Giveaway!

On Friday, July 15th 2016, we're giving away not one, not two, or three or four but five prizes! We're giving away 5 $100 Visa gift cards to 5 different families!

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Birthdays with a Special Needs Child

Children's birthdays are generally a time of celebration. Another year of life to be celebrated. A party with friends and family. Recognition of all the milestones they have met. Anticipation of what the next year will bring.

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Read At Omaha Public Library

Welcome to Summer! The kids have been out of school approximately 2.76 days and are they already driving you batty? Mine too, thank goodness we live in Omaha and there are so many awesome family activities happening this year. As I was putting together our calendar-of-fun, I filled nearly every day with an exciting Omaha Public Library event!

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Dabbling Ducks

Aren't ducks wonderful? There's just something about ducks that makes me squeal with delight when I see them. Even people who aren't squealers cannot deny that ducks are great. Sure, their droppings are a little gross, and they are terrifying when mad, but those beautiful feathers and hilarious feet still catch our eyes.

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Mugs Half Full: Sick Goggles

There's nothing quite like two straight weeks of sharing germs with your family to leave you feeling a little... sensitive. Load up on coffee and buy a new bottle of hand sanitizer for this month's Mugs!

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Ways to Be Involved in Your Child's Play

The Omaha Children's Museum is a wonderful place where kids can use their imaginations to become a firefighter, a scientist, an astronaut, and so much more!

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Categories: development, lifestyle,


Grandkid Language

A two-year-old knows an average of 50 words. By the time he turns 3, the vocabulary expands to 500! What I have found, however, is that not all of these words are actually in a dictionary.

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7 Ways to Discover Locally Grown Foods with your Children

Discovering locally grown foods with your family allows an opportunity to teach your children about where their food comes from. It also teaches them about the importance of supporting local agriculture and understanding what it takes to plant, grow, and harvest food. Explore ways to expose your children to locally grown foods in a fun and engaging way.

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Categories: nutrition, lifestyle,


Mugs Half Full: The Journey

Sometimes you have venture far away to truly appreciate what you really have... but if you've got to venture, we'd like to suggest bringing coffee with you.

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Learn about Frogs and Toads at Fontenelle Forest

I think it's officially spring, and I could not be more excited. I mean, I know that March 20th has come and gone, but now the signs are clearly there!

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How to Make a Kaleidoscope

When the "snowpocalypse" arrived a few weeks ago, we were buried alive inside while the winds whipped and the white stuff poured down around us. It was too cold to go outside, much to my wondering children's dismay, so I needed to come up with something quick to keep the littles entertained. We had some recyclables that I had been saving to make a craft, and with snowpocalypse upon us today was finally the day!

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Superhero Training

It's been a long time, but I'm back and flying into the Superhero Exhibit at the Omaha Children's Museum!

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A Battle of Batter

Stay tuned this week as the moms wage an epic battle of patience, strategy, and spatula skills. You should probably pour a little extra coffee for this one, as it's not for the faint of heart.

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