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Parenting is life-changing, rewarding and filled with excitement. CapitalMOM is a Bryan Health online community for Nebraska parents and grandparents to connect, learn and grow with one another through all stages of life.

Toys, Cash or Bust

It’s November 1 and the Walmart toy catalog has arrived. You look and see that things have already been circled and an...

Foolish Mistakes, Calculated Risks and Taking a Leap of Faith

Growing up, I made my share of foolish mistakes. As a kid, I remember being on a skateboard and holding on to a rope...

Working Girl: An Unexpected Creative Journey

We have an amazing granddaughter. Of course, all four grandkids are amazing, but our third grandchild has really...

Beyond the Softball Diamond: Life’s Best Pep Talks

Most of you know I am a high school softball coach. I also get the privilege of coaching my daughter, our starting...

Helping My Son Make Middle School Friends

One quarter down and Cohen is doing great in middle school. He takes pride in his schoolwork, and really enjoys most...

Toys, Cash or Bust

It’s November 1 and the Walmart toy catalog has...

Foolish Mistakes, Calculated Risks and Taking a Leap of Faith

Growing up, I made my share of foolish mistakes....

Working Girl: An Unexpected Creative Journey

We have an amazing granddaughter. Of course, all...

Beyond the Softball Diamond: Life’s Best Pep Talks

Most of you know I am a high school softball...

Helping My Son Make Middle School Friends

One quarter down and Cohen is doing great in...

Pregnancy & Babies

Is There a Right Time to Have a Baby?

Is There a Right Time to Have a Baby?

Is there really a "right time" to get pregnant? As it turns out, everyone you ask will likely give you a different answer. It’s a question just about every person considers once they enter adulthood. The answer will not only be different for different people but may...

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Talking All Things Toddlers

I Need to Be More Empathetic

I Need to Be More Empathetic

Growing up I was close to my mom. She was and still is my best friend. I could talk to her about anything. I felt comfortable going to her for advice. Now that I have children, I have strived to have continuous open conversations with them. The Need to Be More...

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Remaining Positive During an Injury

Remaining Positive During an Injury

We all hate to see it. The play is over, and players in the pile get up, but one player doesn't. Sometimes you see the injury as it happens. Sometimes it is a mystery. Either way, nothing quiets a crowd like a sports injury. It does not matter whether it occurs in...

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Bryan Health Resources

Wherever life leads, we’re here for you. Whether you’re ready to welcome a new member to your family, looking for ways to stay fit and active, seeking a new direction in life with a career in health care, want to learn more about your health through convenient podcasts and easy online screenings, have a health concern and need a doctor, or are interested in giving back by volunteering. You can turn to us, and we’ll move Forward. Together.

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Avoiding the Comparison Trap

Avoiding the Comparison Trap

As I was scrolling through social media today, I stopped on one post and thought to myself, “I sure wish I had it all put together, like she has.” Her make-up is perfect. Look at her perfectly sculpted abs. Her outfit is impeccable. Her home looks immaculate and the...

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Words of Grandparent Wisdom

Grandmas Will Always Be There

Grandmas Will Always Be There

A couple of weeks ago, we traveled to Denver, Colorado. Other than visiting grandkids in Kansas City, we have stuck close to home. Whether our concern was because of COVID-19 or not wanting to spend too much money, I don’t know, but that was our decision. We probably...

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Trying to Get Better at Pickleball

Trying to Get Better at Pickleball

I’ve blogged about my Pickleball experiences before but I continue to play and it’s on my mind. As a senior, I know my ability to perform any athletic activity is fleeting at best. But I do continue to enjoy this sport, probably the socialization as much as the...

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Our Health Experts Weigh In…

8 Great Reasons to Try Acupuncture

8 Great Reasons to Try Acupuncture

Over my 19 years of practicing complementary medicine, since earning a master’s degree in Oriental Medicine, the most common question I hear from people is: “Will acupuncture treat my _________?” Fill in the blank. About 90% of the time the answer is YES! Acupuncture...

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How to Break a Sugar Habit

How to Break a Sugar Habit

Have you ever wondered why once you eat something sweet, you keep craving more sugar? It’s not a coincidence; sugar addiction is real! If sweets are getting in your way of achieving your health goals, you CAN break the habit! In today’s society, we eat ‘dessert’...

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Meet Our Authors

Mallory Connelly

Meet Mallory

Babies & Toddlers

Hello! I am born and raised in Lincoln, and I never plan to leave. As a small child I knew I wanted to be a mom.  My mom is my best friend, and I wanted that bond with my children. I went to college at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and graduated with a degree in Journalism, but my one passion was motherhood. My husband and I have been married for over 11 years now and we have two children. Cohen, my son, is 10 years old and Collyns, my daughter, is 7 years old. We recently got a dog, Maya, who is now the baby of the family. In addition to the time I devote to being a mom, I also work full-time at a local television station.  It’s a balancing act, but being a mom is one full-time job I never want to quit.   

Shelly Mowinkel

Meet Shelly

K-12 & Teens

My husband and I have three kids. Our oldest is a sophomore in college, our middle daughter is a sophomore in high school and our youngest is a seventh grader. Like most families, our calendar is color-coded with professional meetings and family and kid activities. In my free time, I like to read, write, exercise and travel.

Nancy Becker

Meet Nancy

Grandkids & Grandparents

Where can I even begin to explain the magic that consumed me when I found out I was going to be a grandparent? It didn’t take long, and I was a grandmother of four wonderful kids. With the birth of each one, I was in awe of my emotions and my love for these bundles of joy.  

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