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Heidi Woodard: Help! I have the mentality of an 82-year old

No offense to any octogenarians out there. I’m just not ready to be you yet.


Jacqueline Baez-Leonard: Sometimes being a good parent means less talking, more listening

“Mom, what’s a lesbian? … Someone at school called me one, and I want to know what it is.”


Claire Flatowicz: Spring Cleaning: Signs it’s time to toss your clothes

It’s time to dust off those shelves that never see a dust rag, clean out those kitchen cabinets and my clothes closet.


Amy Grace: 8 white hot dresses that are under $100

Gone are the days and the rule that says you can’t wear white until after Memorial Day.


Jen Schneider: Take the April Acts of Kindness challenge

Get inspired to take part in April Acts of Kindness Month.


Jessica Brashear: 6 things no pregnant woman should be expected to do

I’m tired. I’m large. I’m sick and tired of being large.


Author archive: Stephanie Ogren

I miss my baby boy and I hope he comes back soon — but I fear he won’t.

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The food won’t kill you, you know! Well… at least not right away.

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If so, I blame the Dorothy Hamill cut I had in the fourth grade.

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I started working here in Omaha a few months ago. I’m used to jaywalking, but if I do that here, I may die.

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I was nine months pregnant and scheduled to be induced. Why was I driving a tractor?

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I gave up shopping (not by choice) and have turned to Pinterest for help.

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A hand-me-down carpet cleaner had my son and I running for our lives.

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The problem with taking the kids to the pool… Well, there’s a lot of them.

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My designer handbag mocks me. It’s too high-end for my dollar flip-flops.

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I would consider myself a collector – not a hoarder – of Barbie dolls.

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I recently read an article that detailed things you should not wear to work. Chipped nails made the list.

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I have a post-it note on my desk that reads, “You will eat 1112 calories per day.” Do I heed the post-it note? No, I don’t.

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People get in, look up at the number and wait … Ah, what relief comes when they finally arrive on their floor.

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My son Max is a teenager. And the house phone is now permanently attached to his ear. Or lost in the bowels of his room

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Even at the age of 40, I still find there are cliques.

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Eek! Spiders! I can’t believe I let my child fall because I saw one.

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I feel like locking myself in a bathroom and screaming at the top of my lungs.

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Now that summer vacation is upon us, my kids seem to think it’s OK to stay up late.

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When I’m cleaning, sometimes things just pile up. Eh? Oh, well.

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I’d rather spend my time catching up on my favorite TV shows than doing yoga poses.

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