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.

Tag Archives: DIY


If you’re an eco-conscious mom, you’re always looking for clever new ways to save money at home while keeping a low carbon footprint.

Upcycling is an innovative way of recycling household items and appliances to bring them back to life, often with a new and improved use for your house!

If you have household items you’re considering recycling or donating because you’re stumped on how to repair it, try these fun projects.

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Learn how to make color transfer dyed eggs and volcano eggs — yes, that’s a real thing.

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We tend to think of Valentine’s Day as a romantic holiday.

But there’s something special about that fervent four-letter word — love — that goes beyond the image of a couple.

Kids love celebrating the day of hearts, too.

And for many, that mushy feeling starts with a tissue box or a shoebox

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HOMEMADE holidays, Day 2: Looped ribbon wreaths are one way to get creative.

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Online beauty tutorials — step-by-step photo slideshows and video clips — are all the rage.

I scour fashions sites for new hairdos and nail designs daily. Six months ago, I learned how to fishtail braid Alejandra’s hair. Thanks YouTube. I also learned how to transfer newspaper print onto my nails via Pinterest. Awesome.

Omaha fashion blogger Sarah Lorsung Tvrdik and her hairstylist, Rebecca Forsyth are gaining web notoriety for such hair and beauty tutorials.

I first met Forsyth when I attended a blow-dry boot camp at Bungalow 8. She taught me the basics: How to hold the brush and the dryer. Which hairsprays and products work with my waves.

The salon regularly posts links to hair tutorials (most recently, for sleek, 1940s-inspired waves) on its Facebook page. The salon workshops are just as gnarly because they inspire women to venture outside of their normal hair. For me, that’s tying back my unruly locks with an elastic band or bobby-pinning my bangs to the side.

Um. (Elvis lip snarl). That’s exactly how I’m wearing my hair today.

Maybe it’s time to go revisit Forsyth’s tips.

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