The Rise of Mommy Bloggers

March 17, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

It’s easy for young moms to long for the stimulation of speaking with someone over the age of 10. There’s catharsis in talking through one’s feelings and problems with a person who no longer wears […]

Breaking the Ice

February 11, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting

For many area families, summer doesn’t really begin until Omaha’s 15 outdoor public pools open for the season, and the closing date is a sad reminder that swimming has ended for another year. But even […]

Toddler Tchaikovskys

February 10, 2015 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Parenting

For some local Omaha business owners, work doesn’t necessarily mean no play. Take entrepreneur Deborah Shimokawa, for example—creator and owner of the studio Baby Maestro and single mom extraordinaire. “I love to sing, and I […]

Photo Finished

January 16, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting

I attempted to snap a candid picture of my kids on the way to school because they had just requested silence in the car so that they could read. (Did I just hear that correctly?) […]

Building (and Affording)

Posted In: Family, Parenting

Many of the financial aspects of parenting can be scary. Diapers, day care, tuition, sports, clubs, lessons, field trips… the list of expenses involved in raising a child from crib to college can be daunting. […]

Ring Our Bell

December 22, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, People

Salvation Army red kettles, and the bell ringers who accompany them, are synonymous with the holiday season. For many community groups, bell ringing has become more than just volunteer service—it’s a yearly tradition. Members of […]

Catch Them Being Good

December 5, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting

During the holiday season, growing excitement and exhausting festivities can take a toll on a child’s behavior and a parent’s state of mind, but it is important to be consistent in regards to what is […]


December 4, 2014 · Posted In: Family, Health, HerFamily, Nutrition, Parenting

Good nutrition is vital to the proper growth and development of children. The reality of childhood obesity is visible in our day-to-day lives; however, parents need to understand the dangers and warning signs associated with […]

Frozen Assets

December 3, 2014 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting

You may want to start your child’s winter wardrobe with the luxury quilted leather youth coat from Saks Fifth Avenue. It will cost you $2,350. If you’re on a budget, the shearling jackets for girls […]

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