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Six Spring-Themed Picture Books

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 my kids, and they may prove to put a little “spring” in your step, as well. […]

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Catholic School Myths: Busted

We are thrilled to partner with the Archdiocese of Omaha Catholic Schools for this sponsored post.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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Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy Bingo

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 use money appropriately. Education is meant to help our students learn new skills and school is […]

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Starting Out as a Homeschool Mom

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 lost my ability to focus on anything. Homeschooling was intimidating and felt impossible. We found a […]

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Hybrid Schooling In Omaha

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 public school or homeschool? Do we really agree with what they are teaching? Could we actually […]

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A Parent’s Role in Special Education

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 can be easy to simply accept the advice of teachers, occupational therapists, speech therapists, psychologist, doctors, […]

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