FamilyGuide is Omaha’s magazine for parents and educators.

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, […]

I Wanna Ore-Ida Waffle

September 1, 2017 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Recipes

Who doesn’t love tater tots? Mix them with eggs and pop them on a hot waffle iron for a fast, yummy, and filling breakfast. A delicious way to start off a busy work or school […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nettles, and Ivy, and Ticks—Oh My!

April 28, 2017 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Health

Christine Jacobsen likes to see parents taking their kids outside. “There’s more of a risk to keeping them inside,” she says, citing obesity and other problems. Jacobsen, the education specialist for the Papio-Missouri River Natural […]

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 […]

Dario’s Nutella Waffle S’mores

Posted In: FamilyGuide, Recipes

This new twist on s’mores is not just for the kids at the campsite—grownups will love them, too. Add some fresh fruit to give a healthful boost to this gooey, delicious campfire dessert. Ingredients: 12 […]


 
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