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 […]

The Mininos

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

Steve and Jenny Minino sit at the table during a Sunday morning sipping coffee while their kids—Kenedi, age 7, and Zachary, age 6—sit on the couch with iPads. It’s a not-so-typical morning in the life […]

Brian Wetjen and Jill Rizzo

November 11, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

Like it is in any home with small children, the kitchen can be a flurry of activity when it comes to mealtime at the home of Brian Wetjen and Jill Rizzo. Brian makes PB&J while […]


 
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