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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Work Hard Play Hard

March 27, 2015 · Posted In: HerFamily, Publications

Wake up. Get the kids ready. Hurry out the door. Drop kids off. Work eight to five. Pick kids up. Go home. Make dinner. Help with homework. Put kids to bed. Wake up. Repeat. Phew! […]


Spaghetti Toes

March 19, 2015 · Posted In: HerFamily, Humor, Publications

As a parent, you’ve probably appreciated (and not appreciated) the absolute honesty that often escapes your child’s mouth. Frankness aside, kids also tend to say some hilarious things. Martin Bruckner’s daughter, Harper, 3, is no […]


Dig These Chicks!

March 17, 2015 · Posted In: DIY Project, HerFamily, Publications

If you are an American female living in the year 2015, you probably have noticed that succulent plants have exploded in popularity over the past year or two. You can’t resist them—their tiny stature, their […]


The Rise of Mommy Bloggers

Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

It’s easy for young moms to long for the stimulation of speaking with someone over the age of 10. There’s catharsis in talking through one’s feelings and problems with a person who no longer wears […]


Big Museum, Pint-Sized Fun


The Death of Cursive

February 24, 2015 · Posted In: Education, HerFamily

Look closely. Bet you can’t even read it. The strong, curvaceous loops of the “L” intersect just a little too closely with …is that an “o”? It hooks right up with … “z”…something? In it, […]


Duct Tape Dreams

February 19, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily

The first years of a child’s life are jam-packed with an endless string of memorable “firsts.” The rite of passage that is climbing into your first “big boy bed” ranks right up there with such […]


Sugar Low

February 18, 2015 · Posted In: Health, HerFamily, Lifestyle, Nutrition

Holly Martens struggle may sound all too common. After the birth of her children she experienced a variety of symptoms. She had low energy; she experienced moodiness and mood swings, felt generally crabby and could […]


“Above all, be kind.”

Posted In: Family, HerFamily

As I was picking up my coffee one frozen morning a few weeks ago, I noticed there was no one in the drive-through line behind me. That in itself was unusual. My caffeine supplier of […]


Art School

February 11, 2015 · Posted In: Art, Business, Education, Family, HerFamily, Nonprofit

Are those balloons?” the instructor asks a young girl dressed warmly in pink sweatpants and a purple sweatshirt. The girl looks up and nods enthusiastically before returning to her drawing. No, it’s not a school […]