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Things To Stop Saying To Twin Parents

  "Double trouble!" I had a singleton first, and not once did anyone curiously lean over her stroller, peer down my sleeping child, and pronounce such...

Going to the Grocery Store with Older Children:: The Payoff

I took my children to the grocery store and enjoyed it. Shocker—I know. It’s possible, though. Mind you, there was a time when I would...

Parenting Wholeheartedly with Danielle Bettmann

Danielle Bettmann is the owner & parenting coach of Wholeheartedly. She helps families with a strong-willed toddler and a "good cop / bad cop"...

Social Media Consumption and Your Children—Ideas to Help

Your kids. You love them. You'd do anything for them. You want to protect them. How does that relate to social media consumption? But in a world where adults...

Worst Case Scenario:: The Subtle Art of Not Caring What People...

As moms, we often fret about what other people think. And it's always a worst-case scenario. What they think of how we are speaking to...

Thank you Mom: Making A Phone Call Home for Genuine Appreciation

I called my mother today. It was urgent. Dire. I needed to tell her something so important, it couldn’t wait. “Thank you, mom.” I’m 37. It’s...

What Your Teens Aren’t Telling You

I’ve taught teens for years, but now that I’m raising one, I feel like I’m in unfamiliar territory. I’m making rookie mistakes, worrying...

Seeing People in Need: one way kids can make a difference

It’s November. Thankfulness is at the forefront of our minds, and rightfully so. We use this month to remind our kids more than...

Preparing for your College Kid’s Return Home for Holiday Break

When your child comes home from college for the first long break, it's going to be a bit weird. It will, no doubt, be...

Unexpected and Uncommon Gifts: Take the Challenge to Write

Timeless Treasure My husband and I have known each other for nine years. Roughly two months after we met, I knew he was the man...

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

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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