HerFamily is the Omaha Magazine for the women of Omaha who are young and young at heart. Reaching thousands of women each month, we share their stories and the stories of their families, schools, and communities. HerFamily also offers advice from beauty tips for the super busy mom to easy exercises you can fit into any schedule with help of local community leaders in the industry.

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Perspectives on Pain

July 25, 2014 · Posted In: Health, HerFamily

Chronic headaches can be withering. They can also lead a person down the path to dependence on opiate-based pain meds. There are better ways to treat the pain. Here are three solutions—from three very different [...]


Young Heroes

July 23, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Young Hero

It’s good exercise. You get to help people. You get to wear cool boots. And maybe best of all: You get to hang out with horses all day. But there’s one other advantage to volunteering [...]


Party of Six

July 22, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily

You might think that Shauntel and Delon Tobin of Northwest Omaha live for Tuesday nights. It is the only night of the week that their dance card is not full with their children’s practices or [...]


Paws to Angels

July 19, 2014 · Posted In: Business, Family, HerFamily, Pets

Families dealing with the loss of a pet now have a helping hand—or paw or two—to turn to, in the form of Paws To Angels, the only full-service pet loss center in Nebraska. Owner Cherie [...]


Spit and Polish Patriotism

July 15, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily

When local teens talk about hitting the beach this summer, images of carefree days splashing around at Fun-Plex may come to mind. Katie Glessman aims higher. The beach she’s hitting isn’t just any old Omaha [...]


Rolling down the River

July 13, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting

It’s summertime and that means parents are driving themselves crazy looking for fun, unique ways to spend a day outside with the kids. Gretchen Klimm has found her summer paradise. She loves soaking up the [...]


Roughing It

July 11, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Uncategorized

Reality TV is increasingly crowded with all manner of woodsy survivalist fare. Most programs focus on the notion of “extreme” something-or-other, with life-or-death cliffhangers leading up to every commercial break. So I thought I’d take [...]


Breaking Down the Language Barrier

July 9, 2014 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Publications

Learning a second language is a hobby that many—okay, some—people enjoy. For Susan Mayberger with Omaha Public Schools, learning Spanish as a second language has been integral to a fascinating life and career journey. “After [...]


Robot Apocalypse


Hitting the Trail

July 8, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

Beyond Fontenelle Forest and DeSoto Bend National Wildlife Refuge, most of the significant day hikes in Eastern Nebraska or Western Iowa take you up and down the steep bluff lines of the region’s major rivers. [...]