I'm writing this month's blog post from a beautiful beach house in southern California. All is calm and quiet… because it's 5 in the morning California time. The last 24 hours tried every ounce of my empathy. I am...
IEP, MDT, IFSP, Special Education, Autism, ASD, Learning Disability, Articulation, Phonology, Syntax, Reading Level....There are so many words and acronyms that are thrown at parents in the first few weeks after a special education placement. As a parent, it...
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...
Homeschooling was something that I always wanted to do. I loved the idea of facilitating my children's education and being really hands-on. I homeschooled my oldest for preschool when he was 4, but when we lost our son Bennett, I...
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?...
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...
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.
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...
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. ...
Catholic education is more important and more affordable than ever. At the Catholic Schools Office, we often hear from principals that many parents say they want to send their children to our schools but the cost of the tuition, coupled with...

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Free Summer Bowling for Kids in Omaha

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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...