September 24, 2013 · Posted In: Family, Health, HerFamily, News, Parenting

One of the most common neurobehavioral disorders found among children is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And rates are on the rise. Dr. Ashley Harlow, psychologist at […]

Skinny Bones Pumpkin Patch

Posted In: Entertainment, Family, HerFamily, Recreation

The Skinny Bones Pumpkin Patch in Blair, Neb., is a family affair. Daughter Haley Bledsoe has designed the 10-acre corn maze (opened for the fall on Fri., Sep. 13) since its first season six years […]

Why Kids Need Sleep

Posted In: Family, Health, HerFamily, Parenting

Sleep is as necessary to your child’s overall health as proper nutrition and plenty of exercise. Sleep gives the body a chance to rest. It is a time in which the events we experience during […]

Gluten-Free Brownies

Posted In: Food & Drink, HerFamily, Nutrition, Recipes

These brownies are a delicious treat that should please almost everyone in the family. Fudgy and rich, they’re also gluten-free! Ingredients (yield 12 servings) ½ cup reduced calorie trans fat-free margarine 5 oz dark chocolate […]

Single Parent: Consistency

Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Lifestyle, Parenting

“It’s not what we do once in a while that changes our lives. It’s what we do consistently.” – Anthony Robbins  It’s boring, I know, but consistency is a keyword to success in single parenting. Some of […]

5-Minute Workout: Rockers

Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily

If you’re looking to tone your lower half, Rockers are great for targeting the inner and outer thighs, as well as the glutes. No weights are necessary for this exercise; however, if you would like […]

What are the 40 Developmental Assets?

Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily

In the past, a school’s sole purpose was to educate students in reading, writing, math, and other areas. Today, the focus of schools is on the entire development of the young person, including academic, personal, […]


Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Teen Voices

Over the years, I’ve accepted that stress is a part of life—especially for a high-school student. Balancing work and play isn’t an easy task and will be something that I will have to do for […]

Organizing a Family Command Center

Posted In: HerFamily, Home, Home Improvement

Have you ever left home only to realize you’ve forgotten your phone, the mail you were supposed to send, or paperwork for your car registration? What you need is a “family command center,” an organized […]

Fashion: When the Weather’s Fine

Posted In: Fashion, HerFamily, Lifestyle, Style

Fall weather is often erratic. One minute, it’s warm. The next, it’s freezing. Rather than fight the change, embrace it with layers, patterns, and denim. Modeled by Ayda, 6, Ella, 8, and Michael Borden of […]