Momaha Blog: Putting things in perspective makes me a more grateful parent

By Ashley Strehle HartmanPublished on the Omaha World Herald’s Momaha.com on Dec. 3, 2020 I’ll be honest with you: parenting is harder than I thought it would be. Granted, I’ve only been a parent during a pandemic, so I’ve been unable to rely on the support I would have had in other parenting situations. But… Continue reading Momaha Blog: Putting things in perspective makes me a more grateful parent

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

By Ashley Strehle HartmanPublished on the Omaha World-Herald’s Momaha.com on Dec. 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… Continue reading Momaha Blog: This holiday season, please don’t ask people when they are going to have kids

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: 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