I am the mom to four amazing kiddos. Isaac (2012). Eli (2013). Anna (2017). Ava (2019). I have been married to my husband Jonathan since 2009. I was born and raised in Nebraska and am a cornhusker through and through. I am also a local speech-language pathologist. I specialize in working with kiddos ages birth to seven, specifically children with autism spectrum disorder, apraxia of speech, articulation/phonological disorders, and developmental delay. You can also follow me at
Best Donut Shops Omaha

Best Donut Shops In and Around Omaha

Any day is made better with a donut! But if you need an excuse to get donuts, June 7, 2024, is national donut day. Whether you prefer glazed or cake donuts, there are so many...
Elkhorn Things to Do and Where to Eat

6 Reasons I Love Elkhorn | Things to Do + Where to Shop &...

I am a Nebraska girl. I was born and raised in Blair, visited family in Giltner and York, went to college in Lincoln, spent summers in North Omaha, interned at Boys Town, bought my first...
Gift Ideas for Mom New Baby

Out of The Box Gift Ideas for Mama After The 2nd, 3rd, 4th+ Baby

Your friend is having a baby. You want to shower mama with gifts, but this isn't her first rodeo. Whether she has 2 or 5 kids at home, there are options for the mama who...

Postpartum Preeclampsia: My Story and What I Learned

I always assumed preeclampsia was concerning only while you were pregnant. I had no idea a mama could become preeclamptic up to SIX WEEKS after giving birth. I also had no idea postpartum preeclampsia...
Thankfulness Week

How Creating a Thankfulness Week Transformed Our Family

Why Create a Thankfulness Week? How did we get to a point where we needed to create a thankfulness week? I remember vividly. The store was filled wall to wall with LEGOs. Bins full of...

Happy Father’s Day from A Future Father

I have two energetic little boys. One day they will have hyper little babies of their own. And when that day comes, I can only pray that we will have taught them how to...

Encouraging Speech and Language Development Amidst a Pandemic

March 2020 hit everyone really hard. No one had ever experienced anything quite like COVID-19 and the global shutdown. Suddenly, everything from restaurants to schools was closed. People were masked, and socialization was at...

My Kids Go Together like PB & Jelly (Plus a Recipe for Cookies!)

Do your kids enjoy a PB & Jelly sandwich? My kids are almost carbon copies of each other. But only on the outside.  Inside, they are as different as can be. Different combinations of the same...
Fish Fry_ The Ultimate Guide to Lenten Season in Omaha 2021 Omaha Mom

Fish Fry: The Ultimate Guide to Lenten Season in Omaha

We are pleased to present our 2021 Fish Fry Guide around the Omaha area. Fish fries remind me of chicken nuggets. Strange, I know. Growing up, I was not too fond of fish, so I...

Letting My Son Cook in the Kitchen

My 8-year-old son LOVES to cook. He loves to bake, to sauté, to mix, to flip, to fold, to crack, to sift, to dump, to scoop...basically anything related to cooking. When he was five,...