In a matter of 36 hours, our seemingly normal life with our 6-month-old son was turned completely upside down. Has your life ever changed in the matter of a weekend? I remember getting a call from Grandma Jeannie asking me...
My Postpartum Preeclampsia Story I always assumed preeclampsia was concerning only while you were pregnant. I had no idea that a mama could become preeclamptic up to SIX WEEKS after giving birth. I also had no idea that postpartum preeclampsia...
Me? Blues? I’ve done this before! Why would I get postpartum depression? Of course, I wasn’t asking these questions a week later when my new mom joy disappeared. I suddenly felt overwhelmed. What happened to me feeling like me?
Making Time for Nutrition March is National Nutrition Month! Focusing on your own health can be straightforward, but when you add kids, jobs, activities, and other stress nutrition is often the first thing to go. National Nutrition Month® is an annual nutrition...
When you become a mom, something both awful and incredible happens. Your sleep is interrupted, and the mere grunt of your baby wakes you from across the house (no monitor needed). If you're a mom, you might agree that we...
My Problematic Morning Mantra to my Kids: “Come on. Let’s go.” “Your socks aren’t on yet, and school starts soon. Let’s do this, kiddos.” “You forgot what at home? We’ll have to hurry back to get it.” "We're late. Hurry, kids!" Diagnosing the Problem One...
For the last week, my body has been naturally waking up between 5:45 and 6:00 am. My body...waking up on its own! This is something new for me. You see, I’m not usually a morning person. I’m not even...
Help Omaha Mom eliminate Daylight Saving Time by signing our petition! Daylight Saving Time is as welcomed in the parenting community as a runny nose at the playground. Parents have been hit especially hard this last year trying to juggle...
When you were in school, did you come up with reasons to get out of doing the mile in gym class because you hated running with a passion? That was me! Or, maybe you were the star of your...
A postpartum woman receives the "all clear" at the six to eight-week appointment with their OB or midwife. She's told she can resume any activity she wants. What does that really mean when it comes to physical activity? She's...

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