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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Valentine’s Day

January 20, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily

Now that our kids are in junior high, they don’t have those Valentine’s Day class parties. For Chris and I, romance has digressed into the form of a nap. In lieu of all the typical [...]


Speak, Memory

January 19, 2015 · Posted In: HerFamily

I’ve written before about Omaha not being a city of six degrees of separation, but instead being one of maybe two or three degrees at most. I found out once again how true that was [...]


V-Day Photobooth

Posted In: Family, HerFamily

Valentine’s Day has always felt backwards to me. My idea of romance looks more like hiking through the woods rather than a heart-shaped box of chocolates and a teddy bear (not that I’ll ever turn [...]


Red, Redder, Reddest

Posted In: Beauty, HerFamily

A couple of years ago, my friend and I went out for dinner and drinks Downtown. She was wearing a fantastic red lip color—deep red and super-matte. I admired it throughout cocktails. I admired it [...]


Photo Finished

January 16, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting

I attempted to snap a candid picture of my kids on the way to school because they had just requested silence in the car so that they could read. (Did I just hear that correctly?) [...]


Just a Little Respect

Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily

I can’t believe this,” Troy says. “Sorry, Troy,” Nate replies. “Yeah, me too…f**,” Troy says, using a homophobic epithet as he walks away. And that starts it all. Nate’s voice is full of defeat, shoulders [...]


Meet The Gines

January 13, 2015 · Posted In: HerFamily, Publications

“Does it creep you out?” Lena Gines smiles sincerely as she looks at the turtle, one of several family pets the Gines family is currently raising. The turtle pauses upon my arrival into the living [...]


Head Shots

Posted In: HerFamily, Publications

Megan Scott turned downfield to get into a better position. Smack! A soccer ball nailed her in the back of the head. Megan blacked out for 30 seconds, finally mustering the effort to get to [...]


No Book Smarts Needed for These Bookmarks

January 9, 2015 · Posted In: DIY Project, HerFamily, Publications

Ah, January. The season of…nothing. Blistering winds and lingering darkness traps us inside, wanting nothing to do with the tundra-esque conditions outside. So what do we do? We hibernate. Light a candle and crack open [...]


Spirited Fun

January 7, 2015 · Posted In: HerFamily, Publications

Nancy Langenfeld really connected with her dad at a recent party. He was able to communicate things to her that he never could before. Her mother and sisters surrounded her and heard his message, too. [...]