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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Alone, Together

October 22, 2014 · Posted In: HerFamily

Insect repellant? Check. Sleeping bag? Check. Top hat and cane? Check and check. The packing list for youth groups attending retreats at Camp Kitaki near Louisville can get a little odd—especially if the group in [...]


Turtle Power

October 21, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily

As fall arrives in Omaha there is much to get excited about. Pumpkin patches and haunted houses open for a screaming good time and, of course, costumes must be planned. Though there are costume shops [...]


The Kiernans

Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting

In 2010, Renee and T.J. Kiernan were still adjusting to their oldest son’s recent diagnosis of autism—trying to understand the complex condition and exploring educational, medical, and therapy options—when the little boy had a life-threatening [...]


Painting the Town

October 20, 2014 · Posted In: Business, Entertainment, HerFamily, Places

Dinner, movie, drinks, repeat. Dinner, movie, drinks, repeat. When it comes to planning an evening out, it is easy to get stuck in a routine. Those looking to deviate from the norm might be pleasantly [...]


Amazing Arthur

October 16, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Publications

Amazing Arthur once took the stage seconds after attendees learned that a co-worker was being taken off life support (“How do you pick up from that?”). He has managed countless hecklers and worked around endless [...]


Too Soon?

October 6, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

At what age did you first think it was entertaining to have a seven-foot-tall psychopath in a hockey mask leap out in front of you wielding a shrieking, smoke-belching 80cc chainsaw? Six? College age? Never? [...]


Just in Case

October 1, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

Even if you have a first-aid kid in your car or home, it’s still probably short on a few critical items and long on expired items. Is there hydrocortisone ointment in your kit? When were [...]


After the Storm

September 22, 2014 · Posted In: HerFamily, People, Young Hero

Justin Niss spent the day before the Fourth of July out in the sunshine. But he wasn’t hanging out with buddies or lounging at the lake. Niss spent a long, hot day volunteering to clean [...]


Butterflies are Free

September 20, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting

As a small boy growing up in the ‘60s I lived off of a steady diet of comic books. The action stories told on cheap pulp in cheaper ink placed me squarely in the midst [...]


The Five W’s

September 18, 2014 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Parenting

Good study habits are just that…habits. Using a structured approach to homework builds strong study habits, ones that set the stage for your child’s academic success. Let’s look at The Five W’s of homework—the Who, [...]