Oh Dear!

June 26, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Humor, Parenting, Publications

It’s summertime and I’m taking full advantage of the fact that my kids are preteens and sleeping in. Camp Mom is pretty laid back and the kids seem to appreciate it. Yesterday, I filled up […]

Footloose

Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

This article appears in June 2015 edition of Her Family. Perhaps there is no age that can appreciate the joys of summer more than the teens. Swimsuit weather, no homework, driving privileges…finally. Even those older […]

Earth Children

June 24, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

Article originally published in June 2015 Her Family. With summer vacation and a welcome reprieve from the classroom under way, spring is a great time to teach kids lessons in greener pastures. Spending time in the […]

Playing it Safe

June 10, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

This article originally published in June 2015 Her Family. If you come from early Omaha stock, it’s likely your parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, and maybe even your great-great-grandparents grew up frolicking on the City of Omaha’s […]

Dang Smart Phones!

April 30, 2015 · Posted In: HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

My kids have nicer phones than me. They also have more rules to follow. Quite frankly if it weren’t for the Bluetooth that plays my music and podcasts in the car, I think I could […]

The Dotzlers

April 28, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

When Josh Dotzler was 2 years old, his father sold everything they owned, including their house and cars, and relocated his family to a rundown building in a crime-ridden neighborhood in North Omaha. The reason: […]

Sensitive Information

April 22, 2015 · Posted In: Health, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

As spring cleaning season is underway, many households in 2015 are finding one less thing they have to get rid of—paper records. Digitally storing sensitive information, such as medical records, is becoming a popular choice […]

Camp Time

April 10, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

Originally published in April 2015 HerFamily. The benefits of summer camps extend well beyond keeping children busy during summer vacation. Social interaction with a new group of people, focused exploration in a particular area of […]

Spring Cleaning

April 9, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting

Originally published in March 2015 HerFamily. While most are eager for the weather to warm up in time for St. Patrick’s Day (and the green beer, sure), I’m more into the holiday’s theme of ridding […]

No Age Limit

Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Parenting

Originally published in March 2015 HerFamily I could have worked with Jim Rome, the radio sportscaster. We’re about the same age. We were in college about the same time, studying the same thing. We both […]


 
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