Amanda is the mother of four- Abby(14), Porter(10), Paxton(6) and Anaston(1) and wife to Aron. To add to the crazy mix she has 2 dogs. She keeps herself busy with church volunteering, scouts, chasing kids and being the PTO President. She is a Speech-Language Pathologist that took a recent job change after 16 years in the public schools to work at home continuing her Speech career. Although her kids are spread out, she loves finding family time and watching them interact with each other. She loves traveling, Netflix binges, and enjoying a cocktail or two. She is excited to write for the OMB and get to know her town better.

Parents of New Drivers, This Post is for You

I am not for sure how it happened, but I now have a child old enough to learn to drive. If you have a little one and think, I don't need to worry about...

Turkey Traditions:: Finding Old and New

Holiday traditions are something I hold sacred.  I love all things holidays and all things traditions. Thanksgiving is no exception for me. 

Falling into Langauge

Being a Speech-Language Pathologist, fall is my favorite season to work on language skills for kids.
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Remembering September 11, 2001

When the Twin Towers fell September 11, 2001 I was student teaching in a local school, I wasn't able to fully comprehend what happened until 7 hours later.

Developing your Toddler’s Speech

Having a toddler is a tough time, I always seem to forget this until we are in the middle of it. They are little beings who are mobile in their world, but have no idea what they are doing.  Limited communication skills can cause tantrums and even screaming (I have a current screamer and it is exhausting).
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Zoo Survival

Living in the Omaha area we are lucky to  have one of the world's best zoos, the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.  It is our #1 tourist attraction in Nebraska and people from all...

Omaha Moms Blog :: Introducing Amanda

Hello! My name is, Amanda, and I get the privilege to write for Omaha Mom Blog (OMB). I hope my experiences of my life and the great city of Omaha enlighten you or at least make...

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