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Navigating the Digital World with Smart Gen Society

“Seriously, Mom, you are the ONLY person in the WHOLE WORLD who even reads those terms of agreement!” Omaha Mom Andrea’s tween whined these words...

Navigating our Children Through a World Of Technology

They are in all of our homes. I bet you are using one right now to read this. We have a love/hate relationship with...

A Simple Alexa Hack: Minding Your Manners

I would say in 2019, a large number of homes have an Amazon Echo, Google Home or an equivalent device. I use my Echo...

Combating the Hysteria of the Momo Challenge

The Momo challenge is the latest hysteria to affect the internet mom world.  In it a character named Momo reportedly breaks in mid-video to Peppa...

National S.T.E.M. Day

While growing up, I was surrounded by STEM influences. My mother was a middle school math teacher, my father a lawyer by day and...

Ding Dong Ditch: Control Your Doorbell with RingPatrol!

I’m not sure about you, but nap time at my house is sacred. Since I homeschool elementary aged kids (4 and 6) and I...

Part II of Cyber Wellness: Gender Stereotyping

On November 10th of 2017, I attended a Digital Literacy Conference which addressed concerns about the powerful effect of the Media and Digital Technology...

Media’s Effects on Youth – Part I of Cyber Wellness

As a high school teacher for 30 years, I witnessed how my students’ attention and learning was impacted positively and negatively by advances in...

My Toddlers Have an Email Account

My boys are three years old and have an email account. No, it’s not what you think. They are not emailing their friends for play dates or signing up for the Lego newsletter.

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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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