The Pandemic has been a time of self-discovery for me. As a mom of young athletes, after working all day, I was only home long enough to grab supper from the crockpot and head out to practice or a...
This post came up because of a conversation with other OM writers. Specifically, Catherine said she was going to come and sit in on my class this fall. As an economics professor and Director of the UNO Center for...
“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....
The time is upon us for fall conferences for our kiddos. As parents, we always see our children in the best possible light and we SHOULD! They are our babies. It can sometimes be uncomfortable to listen to feedback...
Learning in our backyard is one of the most powerful tools during this time of restricted travel and playgrounds and pools being closed or limited. Now is the time to find entertainment and learning with your kids right outside...
Rarely is it just one issue that causes parents to consider to homeschool their children. Often it is a combination of reasons. Schooling at home (or anywhere for that matter) is an extremely personal choice and the reasons for doing so are wide and varied.
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...
If you’ve ready ANY of my posts you’ll know how much I love talking about economics and personal finance.  It is something close to my heart that makes me thankful I am in a career I’m so passionate about. ...
As a college professor, I have taught in a variety of settings, in-person, hybrid (partially online and partially in person), and entirely online. Each mode of instruction has its benefits and things that make it an excellent way to...
There are few things as daunting as signing your child up for high school. Here are six easy steps parents can take to make the transition successful.

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Why We Love The Rose Theater

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The Rose Theater is one of Omaha’s best options for indoor family entertainment. My family especially loves seeing the holiday shows. Dating back to...