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Choosing commitment

Why We Choose Commitment as the Way to Win…

It is certainly the time of year when everyone has returned to school, and extracurricular activities have begun, or are in the process of kicking into gear. The decision to have your child participate in an extra-curricular activity may not be an easy one. I have quickly realized, extra-curricular activities in Omaha brings a whole […]

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All the Single Mamas

A large percentage of my friends have husbands who travel multiple times a week for work. I cannot even begin to fathom what that is like. The exhaustion I feel at the end of a trying day is nothing compared to what so many of you deal with as a regular part of your life.

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Empty Arms

Empty Arms : Dealing with Infant Loss

Pre Pregnancy It’s been said that every pregnancy is different. Every pregnancy is unique. I guess that would ring true because not only is every baby unique, so is the mother. I remember telling some of my co-workers during lunch that I would NOT be getting prenatal testing done because it wouldn’t matter to me […]

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That SAHM life

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 […]

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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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Time… Slow down just a little

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 […]

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