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Sandy Lane: Yikes! My three sons have April birthday milestones this year

This month we have Grant’s golden 14th birthday, Ben’s 18th birthday and Zach’s big 21.


Jen Schneider: Childhood joys could alleviate adult doldrums

Remembering childhood passions can give spark to adults.


David Codr: Help! My dog bites. How do you get rid of the problem?

Our miniature Golden Doodle that has begun to bite. How do we stop her?


Jessica Brashear: Be your child’s advocate for better health care

Dear Doctor, our appointment left me disappointed in your professionalism and bed-side manner.


Bri Nejad: Sunblock or Sunscreen: Which one should you be using this summer?

One thing we know for sure is we need something to keep our skin looking youthful and healthy.


Joe McCampbell: Momaha has a new daddy blogger

He’s a 25-year-old Omaha guy who plans to blog about life as a single dad.


Monthly Archives: July 2010

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Do you bring the kids into the opposite sex restroom with you? Me, too.

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Another softball season has come to a close. The trophies have been handed out, the team pictures taken and the team has celebrated a league championship win together. For the girls, it’s just another chapter in their busy lives. For… »

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My evenings always start the same. I pick up the kids and drive home. Talk radio plays in the background while Donovan drifts off from the lull of the road and Adley tells me about her day. It starts with… »

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It’s never too early to teach our children about personal finance.

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The happy couple. Ahem.

After I became a mom, certain celebrity heartthrobs were off limits…for good reason.

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Even a dumb 24-year-old kid has moments of clarity.

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I work at a movie theater. Some people think I get to see a lot of movies, but I can tell you that’s not true. If I want to sit and watch a movie, I have to go to another… »

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I never had a lot of friends. Growing up, I had a built-in best friend in my twin sister, Sara, so there was never a need to make a friend. It didn’t hurt that Sara could make anyone her friend… »

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It’s the eve of my 37th birthday. Normally, I’d be telling anyone and everyone this fact just to acquire more birthday presents or, at the very least, more birthday cake (white cake with white buttercream frosting, an inch or so… »

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I hate these things.

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I recently wrote about teachers and the great job they do for countless children. In looking back, I realize I forgot the selfless teachers who work year round. These educators receive no benefits and spend more than the usual eight… »

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People told me that being a mom was a difficult job, and I believed them. But no one told me there would be times I would feel ashamed and racked with guilt. No one told me there would be days… »

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My wife and I believe in us together more than our individual selves.

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It always makes me think of Aunt Etta.

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The way it feels to first fall in love.

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My 3-year-old is an amazing child. Jack started speaking in complete sentences in a day. We were on a plane bound for Portland, Ore., when he “wowed” us with his newfound speech. I remember it vividly because it was as… »

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They really are growing up fast.

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Every year, I spend six days with 14 crazy people, otherwise known as my family. For the last six months, I have been planning and anxiously awaiting this trip, and as usual, just a couple of days into it, I’m… »

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Now that my girls’ wisdom teeth are gone, this tradition is, too.

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