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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A Hidden Myth in Elkhorn

December 15, 2014 · Posted In: HerFamily, Lifestyle, People, People On the Rise

On one late fall day, as most high school students were shuffled to and from sports practices, band rehearsals, and gatherings at friends’ houses, 15-year-old author Brandon Bauer was hard at work at a local [...]


Driving Past Trauma

December 12, 2014 · Posted In: Health, HerFamily

I was driving along Dodge Street on a Friday afternoon. Rush hour traffic.  As I stopped for the red light in front of Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, my mind was on pizza and movie [...]


Illuminating Young Minds

December 10, 2014 · Posted In: Entertainment, Family, HerFamily, Theatre

In my last column I wrote about the poor choice I made for my grandsons’ very first movie theater experience. Easton (5) and Barrett (3) were, it turns out, too young for the seemingly innocuous [...]


Meet The Pressnalls

December 8, 2014 · Posted In: HerFamily, Lifestyle, Music, People

If you pop by The Pressnalls’ lovely Midtown home for an afternoon visit, you’ll meet a happy, healthy family. You’ll witness this in wide grins, plenty of laughter, and a warm, laid-back nature. They may [...]


Catch Them Being Good

December 5, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting

During the holiday season, growing excitement and exhausting festivities can take a toll on a child’s behavior and a parent’s state of mind, but it is important to be consistent in regards to what is [...]


Cinnamon Ornaments

December 4, 2014 · Posted In: DIY Project, Family, HerFamily

Although it’s a joy to adorn the tree with old, long-treasured ornaments, it can also be fun to spice things up with some homemade trimmings. Here’s a recipe for some delicious-looking (and delicious, if you like [...]



Posted In: Family, Health, HerFamily, Nutrition, Parenting

Good nutrition is vital to the proper growth and development of children. The reality of childhood obesity is visible in our day-to-day lives; however, parents need to understand the dangers and warning signs associated with [...]


On Target

Posted In: HerFamily, Lifestyle, People

Nothing seems quite as stereotypically manly as going out to the shooting range with your 12-gauge shotgun. But, if a local group of newly forged female skeet shooters have their way, the sport will increasingly [...]


Battling Boredom

December 3, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Young Hero

Doug Pepper was about to have a liver transplant, but all he wanted were nachos and a Dr. Pepper. His mom, Pam Pepper, recalls with a laugh how the then 13-year-old Doug responded to the [...]


Frozen Assets

Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting

You may want to start your child’s winter wardrobe with the luxury quilted leather youth coat from Saks Fifth Avenue. It will cost you $2,350. If you’re on a budget, the shearling jackets for girls [...]