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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Parenting comes with thousands of decisions. Some of the biggest decisions a parent faces revolve around education. What school district is the best? Which school is most inclusive? What school has the best education/teachers/athletic program/standards/test scores? Private school or...
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. ...
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...
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...
I’m gonna get really real, really quickly. There are times when being a mom of a child with special needs is incredibly frustrating. There are hoops to jump through, insane amounts of paper work to fill out, and so...

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Omaha Mom is excited to host our FIRST Virtual Halloween Costume Contest! One of the greatest joys in parenting is dressing our children in Halloween...

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