Momaha Blog: Parenting is hard right now; it’s OK if you’re struggling

By Ashley Strehle HartmanPosted on Omaha World-Herald’s Momaha.com on October 23, 2020 I’ve started and stopped writing this blog at least five times. I’ve typed and deleted hundreds of words. I’ve tried to write amusing things, … Check out the rest of the blog on the Momaha website: https://omaha.com/lifestyles/parenting/parenting-is-hard-right-now-it-s-ok-if-you-re-struggling/article_da59ba6c-9c6d-58c5-b174-4e17edd16746.html

Momaha Blog: Here’s what my infant daughter teaches me about self-care

By Ashley Strehle HartmanPosted on Omaha World-Herald’s Momaha.com on October 8, 2020 “That’s what babies do — they do what they want, when they want. They take care of themselves. In that way, babies are the original self-care experts and they have a lot to teach us.” Check out the rest of the blog on the… Continue reading Momaha Blog: Here’s what my infant daughter teaches me about self-care

Momaha Blog: My daughter has been disrupting my well-planned life since her early, unexpected arrival

By Ashley Strehle HartmanPosted on Omaha World-Herald’s Momaha.com on Sept. 24, 2020 Ever since I was a child, time management has never been my goal. I’ve always wanted to conquer time through organization, efficiency and multitasking. So naturally, the universe decided to give me a child who has been shattering my well-laid plans and disrupting… Continue reading Momaha Blog: My daughter has been disrupting my well-planned life since her early, unexpected arrival

Momaha Blog: How becoming a parent during a pandemic has been both a blessing and a curse

By Ashley Strehle HartmanPosted on Omaha World-Herald’s Momaha.com on Sept. 10, 2020 This morning, I debated whether I should be kissing my infant daughter so much. My husband was congested and I had the beginnings of a tickle in my throat. It could be ragweed allergies. It was probably just ragweed allergies. But what if… Continue reading Momaha Blog: How becoming a parent during a pandemic has been both a blessing and a curse

Momaha Blog: Just eat it already: What my premature baby taught me about women, weight and worth

By Ashley Strehle HartmanPosted on the Omaha World-Herald’s Momaha.com on Aug. 20, 2020 There are three things you should know about me right from the start. I’m a new mom. My baby came into this world five weeks early and less than five pounds. I once got into a fight in a department store dressing… Continue reading Momaha Blog: Just eat it already: What my premature baby taught me about women, weight and worth

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Ileana Jarecki

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, January 2020 Ileana Jarecki’s background is in human resources, but as soon as she got her start in health care, she knew she was destined for a job in the field. Jarecki has a Bachelor… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Ileana Jarecki

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Chelsea Kasik

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, January 2020 Before coming to Columbus Community Hospital (CCH), Chelsea Kasik wasn’t interested in a career in health care. She was just interested in a job. “I was fresh out of college, just looking for… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Chelsea Kasik

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Michelle Meyer

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2019 Michelle Meyer, director of human resources at Columbus Community Hospital (CCH), hadn’t planned on a career in health care, or a career in human resources for that matter. “Like most of my HR… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Michelle Meyer

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Nursing: Lisa Backman

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2019 Lisa Backman, LPN, was always drawn to a career in nursing – and after a brief detour – that’s exactly where she ended up. Her original career plan in high school was to… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Nursing: Lisa Backman