Addiction: Can We Help?

Nichole Omaha, Nebraska, When I grow up 1 Comment

I’ve been thinking a lot about addiction lately – and life. The two often go hand in hand. Many questions are swirling around in my head. Why does addiction take hold of someone so hard that it rules their life and changes who they are mentally and physically? Is there a way to intervene and when is the right time …

10 Reasons Why Living in Omaha Isn’t That Bad

Nichole Omaha, Nebraska Leave a Comment

I’m on a flight home from Phoenix, Arizona thinking about how beautiful and warm the southwestern state is. There’s no chance of mistaking that you’re in Nebraska when in Arizona, that’s for certain. Let’s just say it’s different than Omaha. I have tons of family in the desert state: aunts, uncles, grandparents, and cousins. My parents actually met in Tucson! …

be kind movement in omaha #BeKind

How can we teach our children to #BeKind when we are not doing it ourselves?

Nichole Omaha, Nebraska, Parenting fun, When I grow up 7 Comments

I’ve heard mixed emotions on the #BeKind campaign courageously working its way through the Omaha metropolitan area. Most say it’s wonderful. Others have thought a bit more deeply about the topic, “isn’t it sad that as a community we have to remind ourselves to ‘be kind’? Shouldn’t that, with everything else we have going on, at least come easily?” Of …

Top 5 Family-Friendly Restaurants in Omaha

Nichole Omaha, Nebraska 15 Comments

Eating out is a form of entertainment for me and my family. We enjoy being together, not cooking, devouring great-tasting food and not having to clean up after ourselves. It’s probably where all of our money goes, sure, but it’s more worth it than you might think. It’s safe to say that I’ve been to most of the restaurants within …