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Omaha Moms Blog :: Introducing Ally

Two years ago our family moved 25 miles north of Omaha, to Missouri Valley, for my husband Mike’s job. He commutes between Council Bluffs, Omaha, and Sioux City doing bridge and heavy highway construction (sorry about those road delays around I-80!). We love being part of the greater Omaha area and the ways both big […]

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Omaha Moms Blog :: Introducing Elizabeth

Omaha After a decade of living in Colorado, I moved to Omaha just over 2 years ago. I am a Native Nebraskan, born and raised on the much less populated western side of the state. After spending two years at Union College in Lincoln, I finished my BSN degree at the UNMC College of Nursing- […]

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CBA Scholars Academy students in Mammel Hall

April 18, 2017

Economics explained in less than 500 words

This post came up because of a conversation with other OMB writers.  Specifically, Catherine said she was going to come and sit in on my class this fall; although the semester has started and her attendance has been pretty bad (haha).  As an economics professor and Director of the UNO Center for Economic Education my […]

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Cultivating Compassion in our Children

One of my favorite quotes says, “Compassion is the radicalism of our time.” by the Dalai Lama.  As a teacher, I do believe traditional education is important. Our students need reading and writing skills. They need to be problem solvers, and it would be nice if they all had that investigative desire. But what I […]

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Omaha Moms Blog :: Introducing Halie

  Omaha Omaha, Nebraska has been my home for the past three years. I moved here from Kansas City, Kansas after having lived there for two years. Of course, through all of that, I am still a Georgia girl. I spent most of my life in Georgia, through childhood, adolescence, and the beginnings of adulthood. […]

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