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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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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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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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