Momaha Blog: This holiday season, please don’t ask people when they are going to have kids

By Ashley Strehle Hartman
Published on the Omaha World-Herald’s on December 17, 2020

Like most children who want to be writers when they grow up, I loved Harriet the Spy.

As a curious child who spent hours filling her notebooks with stories, Harriet M. Welsch immediately appealed to me. I related to her desire to observe (read: spy on) her neighbors, family and friends, and then methodically record her findings. Basically, like Harriet, I too, was deeply nosey.

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