My husband and brother-in-law trained the past 14 weeks for the Kansas City Triathlon
Maybe the cure is to ask yourself: “Do you need it or want it?” Who am I kidding, that didn’t work for me.
Now with kids, I’m breaking every single promise to myself.
Researchers who’ve studied how to get boys to read say parents and teachers need to follow their interests.
Here you go, Internet, one of my unfine moments. Use it to not error as I did.
Of all the gifts that a parent wants to give their child is the opportunity to share all that the world has to offer.
Kids and pets — a natural fit, right? Indeed, raising a child and a pet together can be a lot of fun for the whole family. Now that my three kids are getting older, they’re starting to dream about the… »
Graduation season is about achievement and success.
It’s also about new beginnings.
After years of studying late into the night, cramming for tests and working hard, it’s time to reward your favorite graduate with a really great gift.
Here are a few ideas everyone on your list will love…
It’s almost time for momaha’s 2 p.m. Friday live chat.
I hope you can join us. We’ll swap stories, ideas, photos, recipes and weekend happenings.
If you stick around to the end, you’ll be entered into a drawing for the following cool giveaways…
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All this amazing weather has put me in such a good mood.
I love the summertime. Mostly, I love the summertime barbecues, patio cocktail parties and lazy pool days.
As the temperature rises, we all become more social. Inevitably the more we’re around other people, the more etiquette questions arise.
Don’t go to another barbecue, family reunion or pool party without reading this blog first.
Check out our big list of events.
Most couples have a hard time saving for retirement.
But retirement expert and Savings2Income developer Jerry Golden said you can get a handle on your savings as long as you educate your self now.
Understand how savings work, how money compounds over time and how to become a smarter consumer, he said.
Momaha recently sat down with Golden who shared ways parents can focus on their savings and retirement .
Join momaha’s small but mighty book club.
A handful of us meet monthly at the Bookworm Bookstore, near 87th and Pacific Streets, and we’d love to see your smiling face in the mix.
The next meeting is 1 p.m. Sunday, May 19.
We’ll get together to discuss “Reconstructing Amelia” by Kimberly McCreight.
I’ve probably written this blog in my head a hundred times.
What I would say. How I’d say it. But I was too embarrassed to share it.
So, I’m going to blurt it out — “I gained nearly 50 pounds in a year.”
I recently had a life-altering moment — perhaps you know the kind. That one time that something happened that you still can not think about without cringing or wanting to cry.
I’m going out on a limb today and plan to share mine.
Sunshine. Oh, yes, it’s sunny outside.
You really should step outside — if only for a moment or two — to enjoy it.
In fact, there’s so much to do this weekend — including celebrating Mother’s Day. We’re really having a hard time containing our excitement. Yippie!
So grab your kids and go explore your city’s offerings.
She shares five tips to keep families going — from reading children’s books to creating a regular after-school routine.
Wildman travels around the country uncovering the secrets behind historical monuments from America’s past.
Meet 4-year-old Kajj. He was diagnosed with Wilms’ tumor, a life-threatening tumor also described as a cancer of the kidneys.
Kajj wished he could be a “cop officer” for a day.
A very special request that Make-A-Wish and Blue Bunny ice cream recently granted.
Kajj drove the above police vehicle, used handcuffs to catch a bad guy and took him to jail. He then joined an aerial patrol unit — which was an especially special moment for him. Kajj used to watch helicopters from his hospital room, but on this Make-A-Wish day he got to ride in one.
The giving won’t stop there for Blue Bunny. In celebration of its 100th anniversary the company plans to grant 100 wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions over the next year.
Almost all restaurants are said to be kid-friendly if you go early enough and have well-behaved children.
Are you laughing? I am.
My trio is a bit much for sit-down dining spots. So, I created a mental list of restaurants where the servers and patrons don’t mind if we get a little rowdy, offer discounts, have fun activities or are family friendly. I eventually created an online version of that list inside this post. Just click the headline.
You can also find useful dining tips from several momaha readers, foodie tricks and dazzling dessert recipes.
After 11 years of manning a lemonade stand, siblings Jack and Kristin Ralston of Gretna have called it quits.
Their last sale brought in $351.53, which they donated to the Open Door Mission — just as they have every other year.
Sales of lemonade, iced tea and an assortment of baked goods have enabled the two to donate more than $3,000 to the mission through the years.
Kristin, 11, said they began the lemonade stand after their mom, Jeanne Ralston, heard news about the homeless shelter in 2003.
“My mom saw the roof needed to be fixed,” she said.
Every 10 minutes another person is added to the waiting list for an organ transplant.
A new survey shows that even though many people are in favor of organ donation, they aren’t registering.
Olympic Snowboard Bronze Medalist Chris Klug knows first hand about the need for organ donation. He’s the first-ever organ transplant to earn a bronze medal. Klug is a liver and blood recipient.
He recently spoke with momaha.com along with David Fleming, chief executive officer of Donate Life America, to discuss the need for organ donation.
Omaha is a great place to experience the Mexican culture and heritage celebrated on Cinco de Mayo.
The city’s annual parade and festival, along with South Omaha shops, restaurants and a Latino museum, provide real flavor.
So give these 10 things you can do to celebrate the holiday a try…
Dr. Robert Melillo shares ways parents could reduce autism/ADHD risks; key identifiers of learning disabilities.
Join us 2 p.m. Fridays for momaha’s live chat.
Why not kick up the flavor and fun factor with some delightful, new twists on snack ideas?
Did you know a 4-year-old’s brain uses more energy than it ever will again?
The first five years of life are a time of tremendous growth and change in the developing brain, said Samuel Meisels, one of the nation’s leading authorities on the development of young children and early childhood learning.
More than 800 people — mostly educators, community leaders and parents — filled the Holland Performing Arts Center Wednesday night to hear Meisels’ advice on how early education can significantly improve the life of all children.
And it starts at the home.