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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Catalonia Dreaming

April 30, 2015 · Posted In: HerFamily, Publications, Recreation

Barcelona didn’t get any snow this past winter. The soccer-crazed (make that fútbol-crazed) Spanish city that hosted the 1992 Summer Olympics is on roughly the same latitude as Omaha, but its seaside position on the […]


Dang Smart Phones!

Posted In: HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

My kids have nicer phones than me. They also have more rules to follow. Quite frankly if it weren’t for the Bluetooth that plays my music and podcasts in the car, I think I could […]


The Dotzlers

April 28, 2015 · Posted In: At Home, HerFamily, Publications

When Josh Dotzler was 2 years old, his father sold everything they owned, including their house and cars, and relocated his family to a rundown building in a crime-ridden neighborhood in North Omaha. The reason: […]


Play Lab

April 27, 2015 · Posted In: Education, HerFamily, Publications

It’s easy to think back to our own childhoods and compare them to the world our children currently live in. Perhaps you feel that your children aren’t as safe or don’t have as much freedom […]


Sensitive Information

April 22, 2015 · Posted In: Health, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

As spring cleaning season is underway, many households in 2015 are finding one less thing they have to get rid of—paper records. Digitally storing sensitive information, such as medical records, is becoming a popular choice […]


Free Ride

April 21, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, HerFamily, Publications

Charles Mitchell has never driven a car.  He doesn’t even have a license. Why not slow life down a bit and experience the outdoors instead? So he bikes. It’s a challenge and there is no […]


Kid Coding

April 20, 2015 · Posted In: Education, HerFamily, Publications

As an academic researcher, I write a lot of code to organize data for my research,” Burch Kealey, a University of Nebraska-Omaha accounting professor, says. “I’m not a professional programmer but there is a tremendous amount […]


Jewelry on Display

April 17, 2015 · Posted In: HerFamily, Lifestyle

Being a jewelry designer, I take a lot of pride in showing off my little gems and finding ways to “DIY” wall hangings that draw attention to them in a unique and unexpected way. Too […]


Disc Drive

April 15, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Recreation, Sports

Originally published in April 2015 HerFamily. A co-worker’s zeal for disc golf inspired Mandi and Adam Jensen to give the sport a try, and only a year later, they’ve become enthusiasts themselves and even brought […]


Camp Time

April 10, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting

Originally published in April 2015 HerFamily. The benefits of summer camps extend well beyond keeping children busy during summer vacation. Social interaction with a new group of people, focused exploration in a particular area of […]