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March 16, 2018 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide, Opinion

I recently picked up the book The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler. It is a book that starts at Boy Scout camp in the 1960s and follows the longtime friendship of two men who […]

Hey Parents-

Posted In: FamilyGuide, Parenting, Sponsored Content

This sponsored content was printed in the Spring/Summer 2018 edition of Family Guide. To view, click here: https://issuu.com/omahapublications/docs/fg_flipbook_0318/2 Summer slide may sound like an exciting activity, but in reality it’s no fun. The term refers to […]

Kabul Cousins Find Common Ground

March 9, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Entrepreneurs, Family

A trained sniper and special forces service member from Kabul, Afghanistan, is not who people expect to see standing behind the counter of a grocery store. Even more uncommon is that the store is run […]

No Sick Days Allowed

February 24, 2018 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Health, Parenting

A badly congested and bleary-eyed man pokes his head through a door and intones, “Dave, I’m sorry to interrupt. I’ve got to take a sick day tomorrow.” The recipient of the man’s pronouncement isn’t his […]

Tinker, Maker, Robots Guy

January 12, 2018 · Posted In: Education, Omaha Magazine, People

Nate Hutchison, 16, dumps his Rubik’s cube collection onto the dining room table. The stash boasts an entire spectrum of not just colors, but shapes and varieties, too: puzzles composed of interlocking triangles, diamonds, crosses, […]

Ally In

December 8, 2017 · Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide

Like many pre-teen girls, Ally Dworak loves animals. Unlike most 12 year olds, Ally doesn’t just think about animals. She raises them, studies them, and has made it her life’s mission to create a better […]

Portrait of a School Nurse

November 22, 2017 · Posted In: Education, Family, FamilyGuide

Sharon Wade can tell people many reasons why she became a school nurse, but sooner or later she comes around to this story, one of her favorites: “At one point there was a boy with […]

Nov. 16-19 Top Entertainment Picks

November 15, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Events, Family, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this weekly newsletter here PICK OF THE WEEK: Sunday, Nov. 19: Say YES to trying new brews this Sunday at the Brickway Stout Release Party, where a portion of the proceeds go to […]

Giving Kids 
a ‘Tech-Up’

October 22, 2017 · Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide

It’s almost impossible these days to gain employment without some level of technical aptitude and proficiency. Being able to apply that technical knowledge on-the-job will continue to be required of future high school graduates and […]

From Quill to 
Keyboard

October 8, 2017 · Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide

According to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, the word “cursive” comes from the Latin “currere,” meaning “to run.” The humble beginnings of this elegant script trace back to the use of the quill, which was easily broken […]