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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Fighting Asthma

September 14, 2014 · Posted In: Health, HerFamily, Parenting

Over the past five years, the Nebraska school system has taken an active role in helping families, students, and schools in the treatment of life-threatening asthma and allergic reactions. A protocol for the treatment of [...]


PTO on the Go


Into the Air

September 8, 2014 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily

Tateyna Jones has a fear of heights. So even though her first piloting experience was on the ground in a flight simulator, she still got a major rush from the experience. “They had us fly [...]


Weaving the Safety Net

September 6, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting

It’s just depressing, to be honest. Every hour or so, another email comes. Sometimes, it’s every 45 minutes. A child has been removed from their home. He isn’t safe there. She’s been neglected. Sometimes it’s [...]


Husker (Mom) Fever

September 4, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Lifestyle, Parenting, People

If you’re anything like Stephanie Heibel, you haven’t stopped thinking “Huskers” since the end of last season. It’s my passion,” Heibel says. “Being a Husker fan is what everyone knows me for.” How big a [...]


Meet the Reiners

September 2, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting

The new library located in Metcalfe Park is doing a brisk business. Oh, you didn’t know that the park in the Country Club neighborhood had its own library? At about 20 cubic inches, this “library”—a [...]


Overloaded Backpacks

August 25, 2014 · Posted In: Family, Health, HerFamily, Parenting

Overloaded backpacks cause stress on the spine and shoulders, resulting in muscle fatigue and strain, claims the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). In fact, the excessive weight in backpacks may cause a child to [...]


Play Ball!

August 23, 2014 · Posted In: Family, Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Parenting

The initial excitement of having a son or daughter play on their first sports team can sometimes be counterbalanced by concerns that a child may not be fully prepared to enjoy the experience. Dan Chipps, Creighton [...]


Don’t Try This At Home

August 21, 2014 · Posted In: DIY Project, Family, Health, HerFamily

Better living through chemicals.” It was arguably the motto of a generation at the time DEET was first introduced to Americans in 1957. However, humans had figured out how to keep mosquitos and other pests [...]


More than the ABCs

August 19, 2014 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Parenting

Little 5-year-old Emma already knows her ABCs. Well, most of them.  And she can count to five.  Sometimes all the way to seven. But is she really ready for kindergarten? Academic ability is only one [...]