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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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, [...]


Twig Art

September 16, 2014 · Posted In: DIY Project, Family, HerFamily

Bring the beauty of nature into your home with this cheap, easy, and most organic of DIY projects. All you need is a pair of pruning sheers and an empty, re-purposed picture frame to create [...]


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 [...]