Lutheran Family Services

October 30, 2013 · Posted In: Entertainment, Giving, Omaha Magazine

Lutheran Family Services President and CEO Ruth Henrichs remembers meeting a young man a year ago who had a tattoo on his lower arm that read “Born to Lose.” When she asked him about it, […]

Hosting a Foreign Exchange Student

September 24, 2013 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Lifestyle, People

“Never say never,” says Brenda Christensen when asked if she’ll ever host foreign exchange students again in her family’s home in Elkhorn. Christensen and husband Mike Morris have hosted three students since 2009, all from […]

Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

Posted In: Food & Drink, HerFamily, Recipes

Ingredients: 1 (16oz) can refrigerated jumbo buttermilk biscuits 1 (9.6oz) package Jimmy Dean® Original Hearty Pork Sausage Crumbles (or sausage crumbles of your choice) ¼ cup flour 2½ cups milk salt ground black pepper Instructions: Bake […]

BB and CC Creams

Posted In: Beauty, HerFamily, Style

You may have seen the commercials with actress Kate Hudson and other makeup-brand personalities talking about their revolutionary BB and CC creams. You might also have thought, “I have no idea what those words mean.” […]

Young Hero: Ashley Dubas

Posted In: Family, HerFamily, People, Young Hero

Ashley Dubas, 12, is a sixth grader at Beadle Middle School. She has a younger sister, Nicole, whom she is very close to, and a dog named Benny, who’s been her pal since she was […]

Completely KIDS

August 27, 2013 · Posted In: Family, Giving, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, People

Imagine you’re a child. You spend eight hours at school every weekday, and you return home to an empty house every night. Sometimes, your only meal is the lunch provided at school. Your parents work […]

When is the Right Time for a Family Pet?

August 16, 2013 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Lifestyle, Parenting, Pets

So you just had kids. During the first couple years of raising toddlers, you were under a lot of stress and had a fairly unpredictable schedule. But now that they’re in school, you’ve gotten into […]

Family Success Story: The Goertzes

Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Lifestyle, Parenting, People

Have you ever seen that family that carts around tons of kids and wondered, “How in the world do they do it?” Look no further than the Goertz family of Bennington. Larry and Heather Goertz […]

Fashion: Field Trip

Posted In: Family, Fashion, HerFamily, Style

Gigi and Sofia Shoemaker, Linnea and Dylan Vaughn, Ty Sitzmann, and Mia Spinello of Omaha model their favorite back-to-school fashions as they explore the Desert Dome on an outing to Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium. Special thanks […]

Young Hero: Jack Kacin

Posted In: Family, HerFamily, People, Young Hero

Seven-year-old Jack Kacin is the bravest child his mom, Kristi, has ever known. Jack suffers from a rare disease called CANDLE Syndrome, which is Chronic Atypical Neutrophilic Dermatosis with Lipodystrophy and Elevated Temperature. This means […]