Ashley Shannon

Ashley is a wife, mother, and self-appointed adventure curator. After living in the South for many years, she's back to her roots in the Midwest, where she's excited to explore the Omaha area and paint her experience of Motherhood with words.
Daylight Saving Time__ It’s the Most Horrible Time of the Year Omaha Mom

Daylight Saving Time:: It’s the Most Horrible Time of the Year

November 1 marks the end of Daylight Saving Time. It's time to change your clocks! Spring forward or fall back: It doesn’t matter which season it is; it makes for very confused kids and unhappy mamas...
This Laundry Tip Changed How I Do Chores Omaha Mom

This Laundry Tip Changed How I View Chores

Sometimes motherhood feels like I'm on a carousel of ever-revolving chores that don't stop.  Make a meal, clean up after the meal. Wash the clothes, dry the clothes, sort the clothes, fold the clothes, put the...
Our Summer Without Playmates Omaha Mom

How to Make New Friends in 2020—A Summer Without Playmates

"How long did it take us to make friends in South Carolina?" my six-year-old son asked.  We were in the car. I glanced at him in the rearview mirror and knew why he was asking....
Flying during a Pandemic Omaha Mom

Flying During a Pandemic: My Family’s Experience (Plus Travel Tips!)

"Good afternoon, passengers! This is your captain speaking." Oh, to be in a plane, high up among the clouds! Do you love to travel?  The invention of the airplane is one of the modern man’s best...

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