Reach for the Stars

May 25, 2017 · Posted In: Education, Family Guide, 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 […]

Out-of-State Camps

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: Family Guide, Parenting

The time is swiftly approaching when parents will have to sit down and have “the talk” with their children. This heart-to-heart shouldn’t be taken lightly as the child’s response could have a serious impact on […]

The Beckmans

February 2, 2017 · Posted In: Family Guide, Parenting

Sadie Beckman—at 2 years old—likes to pick up pretty rocks and cup them in her tiny hands. Then she clicks them together. These are special rocks that her grandmother, Linda Beckman, brought back from past […]

The Holtzlanders

July 11, 2016 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

Many parents understand the drive to and from activities, the shuttling of kids back and forth from one place to another, sometimes trying to be in two places at once. Parents in this country spend […]

Meet the Maloleys

June 6, 2016 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

A variety of sounds greet one at the front door of the Maloleys’ home. The sounds of a piano, at least one violin, and a cello come from different areas of their 1950s home. Something […]

Superheroes Don’t Slurp

May 9, 2016 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

Spaghetti is a mealtime favorite of many children, but the mess it can cause at the dinner table makes some parents cringe. Add to that the loud chewing and lack of knowing how to start a […]

The Petricks

April 11, 2016 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

The warming, windy days of April entice many Omahans outdoors after months of winter slumber. For the Petrick family, April means it is time to fly kites. They fly stunt kites, particularly the wing-shaped revolution […]

The Griffiths

March 28, 2016 · Posted In: Family, Parenting

“You gotta just roll with the punches.” These words from Joe Griffith of Elkhorn seem to echo a family motto of positivity. The father of four exudes happiness and an easygoing manner from the moment […]

The Hansens

February 15, 2016 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

Tyler Peters, age 10, sits at the kitchen table working on multiplication tables while his brother Dillon, age 12, works on other homework from the living room. “Mom, does five go into 15?” Tyler asks […]

Buckle Up

January 25, 2016 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

Be careful, and stay out of trouble,” Jeff Hanson told his son, Tyler, as he left the house in late January 2015. Tyler was almost to his car when his mother, Cari, called from the […]


 
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