Today is World Prematurity Day. According to bliss.org, the theme for this year is #PrematurityIs. Our youngest son, Easton, was born at 33 weeks and 5 days.
Did you know that November 16th, is Children’s Grief Awareness day? Neither did I. “Children’s Grief Awareness Day is designed to help us all become more aware of the needs of grieving children — and of the benefits they obtain through the support of others. Children’s Grief Awareness Day is an opportunity to make sure […]
A few months ago my youngest child and I walked to the kindergarten doors, on the first day of school, for the last time. This is one of many days I turn her over to dozens of kids and adults that I know little more about than their title of Miss, Mr. or Mrs. She will […]
I have always loved writing. I remember as a child sneaking notebooks into my room at night in the hopes of writing the next great American novel. I am an introvert in person, tending to put up walls between myself and others. Yet, when I write I don’t hold anything back.
OMB is not advocating for or against the flu shot. This is one writers perspective and ways to help the parents that decide it is best for their child.Probably one of the most challenging things as a parent is dealing with childhood vaccinations. I am not here to debate on whether you should or should […]
I’ve lived in Omaha for about 7 ½ years. It took me a couple of years, but now I truly call Omaha my home. I love that you can get anywhere in 15-20 minutes and that every week there are trendy new restaurants and businesses popping up on every side of town.
Eventually I had to face the public again. I have found a few beauty products that have made me feel more human again.
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- […]
I am by no means a loss or a grief expert. I’m just a mom that lost her son and learned so many things along the way. I was so blessed to have moms that had experienced similar losses come up around me and offer their wise counsel.
Omaha birthday planning! When planning a party there are a lot of things to consider. Are you looking to host in your home or let someone else worry about the set up and take down? We have you covered with lots of ideas for all stages of planning!