5 Inexpensive Ways to Entertain Your Kids This Spring

Guest Contributor Amy Fletcher 1 in 3 parents has lied about their child’s age to save money on family activities, such as a trip to the cinema, according to NerdWallet. This is unsurprising as [...]

Helping A Child With Learning Disabilities Make Friends

Guest Contributor Amy Fletcher Studies have found that only 18% of friendships are reciprocated in children with learning disabilities. As a result of having so few friends, children with [...]

Why Art and Creativity Are Important For Young Kids’ Emotional & Social Development

Guest Contributor: JO SZAKALLAS 20% of 2 and 3-year-olds throw tantrums daily. Tantrums are a normal part of a child’s development and a way to express their emotions; but, if you find your [...]

2020’s Guide To Internet Safety For Kids

By JO SZAKALLAS More than 60% of children use the internet at home, and while there are many benefits to giving youngsters online access, including improved learning opportunities, it’s crucial [...]

Useful Tips for Helping a Teen Through Pregnancy

By KYLEE RYERS Although the teen pregnancy rate in Nebraska decreased by a staggering 53% between 1988 and 2013, there were still 1,158 births to teens in the state in 2017. Unplanned pregnancies [...]

Youth artwork displayed to increase awareness about foster care

Subtle chatter fills the corner of Hardy Coffee Co. in the heart of Benson. Two walls in the corner are lined with four pieces of art on each side, totaling eight art pieces. A rap song echoes [...]

BRANCH board of directors celebrates successful fundraising event

Tucked away in the corner of an Omaha brewery, young professionals gather. In just a few months, that very brewery will be the site of their latest fundraising campaign, hopefully, filled to the [...]

Home Safety Tips For You And Your Children

By KYLEE RYERS Injuries from accidents that happen at home are the biggest threat to the health and life of children. While 3.4 million children are treated for injuries as a result of an [...]

Teaching Your Children About Online Safety in the Digital Age

By KYLEE RYERS In America, 71% of children 12 to 17 years old use the internet at home. Whether it is to do school research, browse websites or playing online games with friends, it is important [...]

Transforming lives with your support

Your support is changing lives like Diana’s Diana and her brother were subjected to physical and emotional abuse from their mother and other adults in their house. It was anything but safe and [...]

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