Welcome to Omaha Mom Bookshelf! A series where we share books tips, recommend books, and share how we encourage our family to pick up books and read! Join us every month and share with us what you’ve been reading! Here's...
“What’s that beeping?” I asked. Beep. . . beep. . .beep. . . . Every minute there was a distinct chirp from somewhere in my house.  I checked the fire alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in the various locations throughout my home....
Welcome to Omaha Mom Bookshelf! A series where we share books tips, recommend books, and share how we encourage our family to pick up books and read! Join us every month and share with us what you’ve been reading! We...
Welcome to Omaha Mom Bookshelf! A series where we share books tips, recommend books, and share how we encourage our family to pick up books and read! Join us every month and share with us what you've been reading! Catch...
“Seriously, Mom, you are the ONLY person in the WHOLE WORLD who even reads those terms of agreement!” Omaha Mom Andrea’s tween whined these words to her as she told her “No,” again, in response to her request to sign...
The new year is a perfect time to set a reading goal. I try to set a goal each year, and I encourage my kids to do the same thing. You can make your goal a certain number of...
Children’s literacy is a passion of mine. My children know I’m hard-pressed to say no to a book purchase. I don’t possess a $5-a-day habit, so I’ve justified books as my vice and am okay with that. Shopping at...
Playing games has always been a favorite activity of mine. There are games for everyone: all ages, stages, and group sizes. I am happy our family is getting to the stage of having weekly (realistically) monthly game nights where...
I don't know about you, but I want children to begin a passion for reading when they can hold a book. Not just my own children, but any child I may come to impact. To help with this goal, we...
It is the fall of your child's senior year of high school, and that means it is college application time. As someone who reads hundreds of college honors essays each year, I'm often asked what makes a good college essay?...

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Have you heard the great news? Kids bowl free all summer long at participating locations thanks to the Kids Bowl Free program. We are always...