FamilyGuide is Omaha’s magazine for parents and educators.

Passing On Education

May 4, 2018 · Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide

As a freshman at North High School, Elaundra Nichols knew she would someday go to college—she just wasn’t sure what that would look like or what it would take to get there. An excellent student […]

Editor's Letter Family Guide | Family Camp Edition

From the Editor

March 16, 2018 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide, Opinion

I recently picked up the book The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler. It is a book that starts at Boy Scout camp in the 1960s and follows the longtime friendship of two men who […]

Hey Parents-

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 […]

FamilyGuide Cover Redesign

Posted In: FamilyGuide, Web Exclusive

The cover of the 2018 FamilyGuide summer camp edition was conceptualized as an image that would grab the attention of both parents and children using vibrant colors and a singular theme. This being summer camp, […]

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 […]

Quick and Easy

February 18, 2018 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Recipes

This chili is a perfect chilly day recipe. Keep these ingredients on hand for busy days. No worry about thawing chicken for this recipe. Simply open a few cans, add some spices, and within 20 […]

Urgent!

January 28, 2018 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Health

It happens. A child who spent the day happily, healthily, playing with his friend wakes up at night with a fever of 102 degrees. When the child and family can’t get in to see the […]

Ally In

December 8, 2017 · Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide

Like many pre-teen girls, Ally Dworak loves animals. Unlike most 12 year olds, Ally doesn’t just think about animals. She raises them, studies them, and has made it her life’s mission to create a better […]

New Technology

Posted In: FamilyGuide, Health

When Dr. Manju Hapke finished medical school more than 40 years ago in India, the latest technology at her school was an X-ray machine. Since then, the CHI Health Clinic physician completed residencies at New […]

Portrait of a School Nurse

November 22, 2017 · Posted In: Education, Family, FamilyGuide

Sharon Wade can tell people many reasons why she became a school nurse, but sooner or later she comes around to this story, one of her favorites: “At one point there was a boy with […]