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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Meet the Reinders

November 25, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, People, Places

Five-year-old Sammi Reinders weighs only a little over 40 pounds, but she already has a weighty achievement under her tiny belt: ranking first in her class in judo competition at the 2014 Junior Olympics this [...]


Refining Dining

November 24, 2014 · Posted In: DIY Project, HerFamily

I love entertaining, especially around the holidays when it’s not considered stuffy to host a sit-down dinner. This year, I wanted to add a bit more style to our table with some simple homemade accessories. [...]


Giving Thanks and Just Giving

November 17, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily

If there was one thing I did well when working in my church front office, it was receiving calls and walk-ins from people who needed money for food, gas bill, rent, or a heat bill. [...]


Boys Town’s Learning Academy

November 5, 2014 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Parenting

At this point in the year, after students have returned from summer break and have readjusted to the routine of school, some students may continue to struggle to keep up academically with their peers. Despite [...]


Fit Mama

October 28, 2014 · Posted In: Family, Fitness, Health, HerFamily

Mothers of newborns can feel overjoyed and overwhelmed; beautiful and bountiful at the same time. Working to get your figure back, or even just to lose a few pounds, is something that most moms are [...]


Riding Off

October 27, 2014 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Parenting

As I write this, my little girl is deciding what she’s going to wear her first day of high school. My Baby Girl.  In High School. I’ve written a column or two before about how [...]


The Story of Standing Bear

October 25, 2014 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Young Hero

When 12-year-old Claudia Archer received a cell phone call from her mother informing her that she had won an essay contest, her reaction was more bewilderment than triumph. “I’m like, ‘What essay is this?’” she [...]


24 Hours

October 23, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

Julie and I have had our grandchildren overnight a good number of times. When working as a tag team, we’re old pros at caring for and entertaining Easton (4) and Barrett (3). A recent weekend [...]


On a Lark

Posted In: Beauty, HerFamily, Publications, Style

Between running errands, picking up the kids from school, grocery shopping and work, it’s difficult for a woman to find some time for herself. Thankfully, if you have an hour and you happen to be [...]


“The Talk”

Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

Last year’s battle of Halloween was the kids’ standoff to replace their trick-or-treat buckets for pillow cases. Because, “Mom, you can hold way more candy in a pillow case!” I knew this meant an equal [...]