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Is It A Family or Is It Just Marriage?
Recently I had a nice little discussion with a buddy of mine about family. It was a very friendly discussion and no hard feelings were had and we agreed to disagree. My friend did say he was going to ...
5/29/13 at 12:52 AM
Get Ready For Summer By Being Prepared
The last days of school are upon us and the trees are almost all leafed out! Finally the calendar and Mother Nature are in alignment! I am shocked as always how fast a school year goes. I ...
5/24/13 at 9:57 AM What To Do With Your Messy Child 4/12/13 at 7:59 AM
HELP: What Do I Do With All Of Those Art Projects? 5/30/12 at 7:02 PM
Political notebook: GOP race for Minnesota governor off and running
By Don Davis Minnesotas 2014 governor race is underway. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton long has said he plans to seek a second term, and at least a half-dozen Republicans want the chance to knock him off...
4/29/13 at 9:55 AM Legislative notebook: Dayton budget plan delayed to 'later in the week' 3/12/13 at 5:07 PM
Expert advises to 'strike a balance' in talking to kids about shootings 12/14/12 at 7:11 PM
When to Say No: A parent's guide to giving adult children money
When I work with clients who give money to their adult children, I am always curious why. Since preparing a comprehensive budget is part of the counseling process, the topic often comes up. The adult ...
4/12/13 at 9:56 AM Boomerang Kids Cramping Your Lifestyle? 1/7/13 at 9:16 AM
Secrets of Holiday Shopping with your Kids 12/3/12 at 9:56 AM
Kids: Get organized for the holidays!
By Amanda Herzog Many people look forward to the holiday season, but some dont because it can be stressful. That goes for kids as well as adults.With these easy tips on how to stay organized, youll be...
11/30/12 at 11:33 AM Time savings on gifts for little ones 10/12/12 at 8:30 AM
DIY Kid's Costume Makeup
Did you know that I love Halloween? Last week I shared some fun makeup tutorials for adults. Now it's time for the kids! Click the picture to find the tutorial! Dalmation Puppy: Kitty Cat: Lion: " B...
10/26/12 at 8:30 AM
A Little China Choo-Choo
China train travel. Hmm, whats that like? Well, that depends on where you are. On my train trip from Zhuhai to Guangzhou--one city in Guangdong province to another--the train was brand new and the rid...
7/21/12 at 9:42 AM
Gambling with Kids, Not One of My Best Ideas!
By Joshua Huffman, Financial Counselor The Village Financial Resource Center I rarely ever gamble. And when I do, it is a few dollars here or there. But, last weeks Powerball jackpot of $336 million ...
2/15/12 at 8:06 AM
Fat kids: the blame and shame game?
Who knew an ad campaign promoting a healthy weight for kids could become the target of so much controversy? The campaign, called Strong4Life, was rolled out last summer by Children's Healthcare of At...
1/6/12 at 2:37 PM
Your Young One Can Make a Difference Too!
Raising compassionate children is more important than ever, but in today's world, when children are exposed to so much negativity, parents may be wondering where to begin. Introducing kids to voluntee...
11/23/11 at 3:30 PM Tips for Teaching Your Children the Importance of Table Manners 9/19/11 at 10:22 AM
The Do Good Bucket 12/14/10 at 12:10 PM
Keep your eyes open and your windows shut!
With this week being National Window Safety Week (April 3rd-9th), we believe its important to remind you that placing a crib, changing table or even a chair next to a window might offer your child a n...
4/6/11 at 1:05 PM Concussion Management 3/31/11 at 3:36 PM
Itâ€™s that time of year again to dust off the bats and gloves. 3/23/11 at 2:04 PM
What? No More Peanuts?
So, the chalkboard-style welcome sign at the cabin read Peanut-Free Zone. What? No more peanuts? No more of my mother-in-laws yummy, gooey, peanut butter Rice Krispie treats? This past spring my one-...
1/28/11 at 1:15 PM Are there toys in your home on the recall list? 12/28/10 at 10:56 AM
Do the Bunny Hop right over to the Bunny Hole Cookies!
A fluffy and chubby-looking bunny was right outside my window the other day, happily nibbling away on sprigs of Russian Sage that were poking out of the snow. He was so cute as he started at the tip ...
1/7/10 at 5:35 AM The story of Danny and his apple crisp 9/26/09 at 7:01 PM
Yesterday we ventured to the "big city." We took Chance, the weather wasn't as warm as the day before when we hit 90 degrees and summer arrived..what happened to spring anyway? We tag team t...
5/22/09 at 4:51 AM