Nebraska Authors

Teresa Bloomingdale

AKA: Mrs. A. Lee Bloomingdale

Born 1930-07-26 St. Joseph, MO (USA)

Died 2000-04-06

Teresa Bloomingdale, longtime Omaha resident and mother of ten, delighted the world with her charming and clever observations on motherhood. She wrote frequent columns in publications including the Omaha World Herald, McCall's Magazine, and Our Sunday Visitor, and was a popular guest on radio and television talk shows.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Humor; parenting; motherhood; autobiography


Duchesne College, Omaha, NE


Book Reviewer

Places Worked

Columnist, McCall's Magazine


Husband, A. Lee Bloomingdale was the President of Mutual Protective Insurance Co.


I Should Have Seen It Coming When the Rabbit Died. 1979.
Up a Family Tree. 1981.
Murphy Must Have Been a Mother. 1982.
Life Is What Happens When You're Making Other Plans. 1984.
Sense and Momsense. 1986.

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