Momaha Blog: Moms need all the friends we can get, so don’t limit yourself to only ‘mom friends’

By Ashley Strehle HartmanPublished in the Omaha World-Herald’s Momaha.com on June 3, 2021 Making friends as an adult — particularly as a parent — is hard and awkward, and I hate it. Don’t get me wrong, I love having friends. I simply hate the work of making friends, because that absolutely feels like work to me. I’m… Continue reading Momaha Blog: Moms need all the friends we can get, so don’t limit yourself to only ‘mom friends’

Momaha Blog: 3 non-parenting books that helped me as a new mom

By Ashley Strehle HartmanPublished in the Omaha World-Herald’s Momaha.com on May 20, 2021 When I found out I was going to be a mom, I read a lot of parenting books. They had good advice about the practical side of parenting: feeding, sleep training and the like. But parenting isn’t just a practical experience. It’s… Continue reading Momaha Blog: 3 non-parenting books that helped me as a new mom

Momaha Blog: Don’t let social media fool you: Parenting is not picture perfect

By Ashley Strehle HartmanPublished on the Omaha World-Herald’s Momaha.com on March 18, 2021 People don’t post the unflattering pictures on social media. They don’t say the bad, hard stuff in their posts. They share the good stuff, but more importantly, they share the stuff that makes them look good. Social media has created a society… Continue reading Momaha Blog: Don’t let social media fool you: Parenting is not picture perfect