I began my stay at home mom journey when my oldest was 2 1/2 and I was days away from having our now middle child. Previously, I had taught seventeen 5 year olds so staying at home with my own seemed like it would be a breeze. I couldn’t have been more wrong. Here is a […]
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 […]
“Can you buy this (insert item here) for me?” My answer to this common shopping question changes depending on the item, the store or my mood. The goal, today and everyday, is to buy only the items on my list. I have yet to succeed. “You already have one.” followed with “You don’t need two.” […]
It seems like yesterday I was sitting at a graduation and now it’s the beginning of a new school year. I remember my oldest’s first day of Kindergarten – I was a mixture of excited and emotional as I couldn’t believe my little boy was going to big boy school after spending 2 years at […]
This fall marks my 10 year anniversary being a vegetarian. My husband and I decided to change our lifestyle and become vegetarian while in graduate school.
“Be Kind…For everyone, you meet is going through a hard battle”. This is a favorite quote of mine and one I try to keep in mind on a daily basis.
Hey, Mamas, you’re beautiful. Has anyone told you this lately? Because it’s true. And I know you don’t always feel it.
We love to enjoy the fall season by visiting pumpkin patches and apple orchards. Here at OMB we have lots of ideas to keep you and your kids busy this fall season!
I will be the first to tell you how much I LOVE fall. I love everything about fall, from football to pumpkin flavored everything. Nebraska is perfect in the fall! We have a lot of options for Apple Orchards to pick our own apples to make delicious apple recipes. My kiddos also love helping me […]
I could go on and on about my fondness of fall. There are so many aromas and sights to behold that my senses all fire in delight! Since becoming a mother, however, I found that my love of fall has formed into a deep-seated admiration. From raking leaves into a pile for the sole purpose […]