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...
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...
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...
I love children's books. Those that get brought out at only certain times of year feel even more special, don't they? I have six spring-themed picture books to share. These have stood the test of time for me and...
We’re a few weeks into summer, and I don’t know about you, but my kiddos are looking for a little spice to the day. If yours are like mine, try one of these three STEM-based activities. We aimed for...
For us here in Nebraska, we tend to have a soft spot for Arbor Day. After all, the first American Arbor Day was celebrated just down the road in Nebraska City. But what really is Arbor Day? How did it come...
In Nebraska, many of us know what it’s like to be a mom of school-aged kids in April. It’s full of constant uncertainties. “It’s cold in the morning, but by recess will he need this coat?” “We only have...
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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As parents, we want to make sure we set up our kids for success. One way to help make sure our kids are ready for success and the real world is to help make sure they understand how to...
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...

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Fish Fry: The Ultimate Guide to Lenten Season in Omaha 2021

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We are pleased to present our 2021 Fish Fry Guide around the Omaha area. Fish fries remind me of chicken nuggets. Strange, I know. Growing...

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