A Return to
 the Classics

September 25, 2017 · Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide

Keyboarding. Computer skills. Microsoft Office. These classes were required of elementary and middle school students 15-20 years ago. Now, there’s typing in elementary school? Those courses signify just how rapidly digital technology changes, and consequently, […]

Great Returns

September 18, 2017 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide

Annika  and Stephen   George have called many exciting places home—locales like Melbourne, London, Seattle, San Francisco, and New York City—but, when it came time for them and their four children to put down roots, […]

The Goal 
Smasher

August 30, 2017 · Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide

Jose Soria’s summer vacation was not about sleeping in late and hanging out aimlessly. To the contrary, Soria spent the long, hot days of June, July, and August taking summer classes—not because he had to—but […]

Stork Deliveries and Publication Deadlines

August 27, 2017 · Posted In: Family, Omaha Magazine

Around the time when our July/August “Food Issue” arrived in subscribers’ mailboxes, special deliveries from “the stork” arrived for the families of two Omaha Magazine staffers. One of those families is my own. My wife […]

100 Years Strong

August 7, 2017 · Posted In: Family, OmahaHome

The Bryant-Fisher family reunion celebrates an important milestone in 2017—its 100th anniversary. The three-day reunion event will conclude with a final day of festivities in Elmwood Park. The “Dozens of Cousins,” named for the 12 […]

Giving to the Dogs

August 4, 2017 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Young Hero

Ella Alberts has loved dogs since she could remember. That’s how the 5’4” girl ended up standing next to the 6’4” swimmer who has won more Olympic medals than any athlete. Ella’s helpless at the […]

Reach for the Stars

May 25, 2017 · Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide, Parenting

College has become increasingly expensive. A semester at the University of Nebraska at Omaha now costs more than $3,000, leaving many parents—and students—wondering how to increase their ROI on college expenditure. One of the best […]

10 Cheap Things to do in Omaha This Summer

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide

This is going to be no ordinary summer in Omaha, and the best part is, you won’t have to budget much to enjoy it with your family. There are inexpensive and free activities throughout the […]

Third Time’s A Charm

Posted In: FamilyGuide, Sports, Young Hero

There will be a time in Larry Mercier III’s life when he won’t be lacing his ice skates and pulling a hockey sweater over his head. Until that time comes, the Papillion-LaVista South High School […]

The Johnsons

Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide, Recreation

Distant from the city lights and engulfed by nature, one might feel overwhelmed by the unidentified bustle in the bushes, the sticky humidity, and the irritating mosquitoes. For the Johnson family, it means they’re all […]


 
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