Our Annual Round-Up of Ways to Give Back in the Omaha Area

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As part of our mission to “Smile. Be Kind. Do Good,” we love to share Omaha volunteer opportunities for families throughout the year. Yes, giving back may look a little different in 2020 but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways we can all try to make our community a better place while spreading some holiday cheer. With giving season in full swing, the team at Hawley Orthodontics has put together another annual installment of the best ways to give back in the Omaha area this holiday season.  Read More


Fun Ways to Celebrate Halloween 2020 in Omaha

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We’re celebrating Halloween 2020 style this year! Dr. Nathan Hawley knows firsthand how exciting Halloween is for families and how important it is to celebrate the creativity and inspiration that comes with it. That’s why we’ve rounded up our favorite ideas for marking the occasion with fun ways to celebrate Halloween this year. Check our top 10 fun ways to celebrate Halloween in Omaha as a family safely – outside and at home!   Read More


Sightseeing in Omaha: Fun Places to Explore

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Since we’re all staying closer to home these days, why not take the opportunity to really explore Omaha? If your kids will be learning virtually, you can even turn the experience into a “class” trip by immersing them in the local history and getting them acquainted with where they live. Unsure of where to start on your Omaha sightseeing adventure? We’ve got you covered. The team here at Hawley Orthodontics is sharing nine Omaha landmarks to add to your itinerary: Read More

Summer Activities for Kids in Omaha and Papillion: Social Distancing Edition

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We regularly post guides of things to do with kids in Omaha and Papillion throughout the year. While this summer will look different from last year, that doesn’t mean you can’t make the most of the warm weather and family time. To help, the team at Hawley Orthodontics is sharing some super fun kids’ activities in Omaha this summer all with social distancing in mind. Read More

#SmileBeKindSupportLocal: Takeout Options for Families from Papillion Restaurants

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As most of you know, our motto here at Hawley Orthodontics is: Smile. Be kind. Do good. One way we can all do that right now is by supporting local businesses that have been hard hit during the recent shutdown. Ordering takeout from local Papillion area restaurants is an excellent and super delicious way to help. Plus, it’s always nice to get a break from cooking. Of course, we can’t mention every single restaurant, so we’d encourage you to check-in with your favorites and place an order, but these are some great local takeout options for families: Read More

7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Smiling

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Smiling is a way we connect with other people and express joy. Now, more than ever, it’s so important to smile and spread positivity. You might be surprised to learn all that goes into this seemingly simple facial expression and just how powerful of an act it can be. Considering Dr. Hawley is a Papillion orthodontist, we’re all about smiles here at Hawley Orthodontics and we’re sharing some fun facts about smiling you may not know. Read More

11 Fun Things to Do With Kids at Home 

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Dr. Hawley isn’t just a Papillion orthodontist, he’s also a father of four kiddos. So, he knows firsthand how difficult keeping kids entertained at home can be. While a little boredom is great and studies show it actually encourages creativity in children, it’s not a bad idea to have some activities up your sleeve to get kids excited, engaged and keep them learning. This is truer than ever as schools and businesses close due to the COVID-19 outbreak and we’re all striving to stay positive, while also practicing social distancing. Well, we have you covered with 11 fun things to do with kids at home:

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Family-Friendly Omaha Volunteer Opportunities for the Holidays

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Smile. Be kind. Do good. That’s our mission at Hawley Orthodontics and we strive to spread positivity and do good wherever we go, especially in our own community. While we believe in giving back year round, during the holidays, it feels particularly appropriate. After all, it’s a time many of us our counting our blessings. Our team is all about embracing gratitude and bringing joy and holiday cheer to others. This year, we invite you and your family to join us. Not sure where to start? We’re sharing another installment of our favorite family-friendly Omaha volunteer opportunities that are perfect for the holiday season:  Read More