Hey Parents-

March 16, 2018 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Parenting, Sponsored Content

This sponsored content was printed in the Spring/Summer 2018 edition of Family Guide. To view, click here: https://issuu.com/omahapublications/docs/fg_flipbook_0318/2 Summer slide may sound like an exciting activity, but in reality it’s no fun. The term refers to […]

No Sick Days Allowed

February 24, 2018 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Health, Parenting

A badly congested and bleary-eyed man pokes his head through a door and intones, “Dave, I’m sorry to interrupt. I’ve got to take a sick day tomorrow.” The recipient of the man’s pronouncement isn’t his […]

Reach for the Stars

May 25, 2017 · Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide, Parenting

College has become increasingly expensive. A semester at the University of Nebraska at Omaha now costs more than $3,000, leaving many parents—and students—wondering how to increase their ROI on college expenditure. One of the best […]

Out-of-State Camps

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Parenting

The time is swiftly approaching when parents will have to sit down and have “the talk” with their children. This heart-to-heart shouldn’t be taken lightly as the child’s response could have a serious impact on […]

The Beckmans

February 2, 2017 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Parenting

Sadie Beckman—at 2 years old—likes to pick up pretty rocks and cup them in her tiny hands. Then she clicks them together. These are special rocks that her grandmother, Linda Beckman, brought back from past […]

The Holtzlanders

July 11, 2016 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

Many parents understand the drive to and from activities, the shuttling of kids back and forth from one place to another, sometimes trying to be in two places at once. Parents in this country spend […]

Meet the Maloleys

June 6, 2016 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

A variety of sounds greet one at the front door of the Maloleys’ home. The sounds of a piano, at least one violin, and a cello come from different areas of their 1950s home. Something […]

Superheroes Don’t Slurp

May 9, 2016 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

Spaghetti is a mealtime favorite of many children, but the mess it can cause at the dinner table makes some parents cringe. Add to that the loud chewing and lack of knowing how to start a […]

The Petricks

April 11, 2016 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

The warming, windy days of April entice many Omahans outdoors after months of winter slumber. For the Petrick family, April means it is time to fly kites. They fly stunt kites, particularly the wing-shaped revolution […]

The Griffiths

March 28, 2016 · Posted In: Family, Parenting

“You gotta just roll with the punches.” These words from Joe Griffith of Elkhorn seem to echo a family motto of positivity. The father of four exudes happiness and an easygoing manner from the moment […]