BLOGS

Heidi Woodard: Help! I have the mentality of an 82-year old

No offense to any octogenarians out there. I’m just not ready to be you yet.


Dr. Tricia Schmit: 9 ideas for a healthier Easter basket

So, here we are, staring at Easter already and… more candy.


How I Do It: Personal trainer-mom pushes herself and others, all with a smile

She intended to work with children, but her love for health and fitness ultimately took over her career ambitions.


Jacqueline Baez-Leonard: Sometimes being a good parent means less talking, more listening

“Mom, what’s a lesbian? … Someone at school called me one, and I want to know what it is.”


Claire Flatowicz: Spring Cleaning: Signs it’s time to toss your clothes

It’s time to dust off those shelves that never see a dust rag, clean out those kitchen cabinets and my clothes closet.


How I Do It: Working mom Nadira Ford-Robbins

The 28-year-old dishes on discipline, sacrifices (fewer shoes) and her well-mannered 1-year-old.


Tag Archives: Omaha Public Schools

dads

At Miller Park Elementary School there’s a group of dads who have quickly earned the appreciation and admiration of Principal Lisa Utterback.

Posted on by Josie Loza
Posted in Entertainment
math wiz

Critics say the more rigorous math, meant to promote complex thinking, could leave struggling students frustrated.

Posted in Entertainment
kid reading book

Some school officials say the Omaha state senator’s proposal will hurt, not help.

Posted in Entertainment
school11

The Omaha School Board will consider adding three student days to each of the next three school years.

Posted on by Josie Loza
Posted in Entertainment
schools

Urban, suburban and rural.

It’s that time of year where parents are looking at which schools to send their children.

Public school districts in the Omaha area range from the largest — Omaha Public Schools with more than 50,000 students — to the progressive Louisville Public Schools in Cass County with a cozy 550 students.

Click inside to learn more about each school district.

Posted in Mom Daily
IMG_3377

A new radio talk show for young people — teens to college-aged kids — aired Sunday on a local hip-hop station.

Normally, the station plays hip-hop and R&B songs from artists such as Flo Rida, Nicki Minaj and Neyo.

This Sunday, however, the station introduced “Expressions On The Edge” as an hour-long talk show for young people to discuss hard-hitting issues from teen violence, dating, sex, racism and cyber bullying.

The first two guest on the show were Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle and Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer.

Posted in Mom Daily
gym class

Two area schools received brand new “fitness playgrounds,” complete with a sit-up station and vault bar.

Posted in Health and fitness

The exposure of OPS Superintendent Nancy Sebring’s private emails is humiliating.

Posted on by Erin Grace
Posted in Mom Blogs


MUST
READS

Join us Thursday for momaha’s story time at iRead Books Join us Thursday for momaha’s story time at iRead Books
Join us 7 p.m. Thursday for Momaha’s Story Time. Our guest reader is momaha blogger Jen Schneider at the iRead Bookstore inside Oak View Mall. ' This month’s theme: Spring. During th...
Dr. Tricia Schmit: 9 ideas for a healthier Easter basket Dr. Tricia Schmit: 9 ideas for a healthier Easter basket
So, here we are, staring at Easter already and... more candy.
Applicants vying for ‘World’s Toughest Job’ get heartwarming surprise Applicants vying for ‘World’s Toughest Job’ get heartwarming surprise
Big shout-out to all of the moms out there.

Videos

Magazine

What You're saying