Care for newborns. We need you!

We are now recruiting newborn care providers for the Lincoln, Nebraska area. Newborn care providers serve an essential role in ensuring safe and loving care for babies while their parents make [...]

Natural Relief For Children Prone To Tension Headaches

Guest Contributor AMY FLETCHER Roughly 20% of 5-17 year-olds in the US are prone to headaches. The National Headache Foundation estimates that 15% of these children are susceptible to tension [...]

Helping Families With Special Needs During A Public Health Crisis

By AMY FLETCHER There have been more than 7,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nebraska to date. As the disease is highly infectious, parents of children with special health care needs have been [...]

COVID-19 Response

You, along with many others in our community, are likely experiencing some form of disruption in your routine. The  coronavirus has upended many of our lives whether it be school, work or our [...]

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 [...]

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