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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Asthma response training: Keeping kids safe

A friend with asthma once told me the best way to describe the feeling is like getting the wind knocked out of you. With two brothers and some pretty rowdy friends growing up, I...

Keeping your day at the lake healthy and safe

We don't have a lot to worry about in the waters here in Minnesota: No sharks, no piranhas, no eels, or other things in the water looking to take a bite out of you....

Why you should have a library card

Flipping through the TV channels the other day, I got a hit of my 90’s childhood nostalgia when I landed on a rerun of “Arthur” on PBS. After the standard and frustrating contemplation of...
parenting tips and hacks

Parenting Tips & Hacks

One of a series of articles about how to get this job done. Episode One: Get your house in order, but not how you think If you’re looking for ways to raise smart, compassionate, and successful...

6 Fun Family Outings in the Twin Cities: Indoor Edition

6 Fun Family Outings in the Twin Cities: Indoor Edition Out and About & In with a Grin There’s lots to do in and around the Twin Cities. When you and the family need to get...

6 Fun Family Outings in the Twin Cities: Outdoor Edition

Out and About There’s lots to do in and around the Twin Cities. With summer weather now upon us, many of these fun outings are newly-opened for the season and eager for visitors. So, bring...

Recipe of the Week: Overnight Oats

This recipe is super simple and perfect meal prep for a couple days worth of breakfast.  When I say simple I mean like my 7yr-old-daughter-makes-it-simple, but it's a hearty breakfast or snack option for running...

Top 10 spots for family photos, with some tips from a pro

Here's a list of the best spots to get shots with the fam:   Harriet Island  This place is gorgeous, just across the river from downtown STP. Harriet Island offers more of these MN landscapes with fun...

Making food your kids love (that you’ll love too)

This is a problem as old as time: Getting your kids to eat their dinner, let alone enjoy it. Here are a few helpful tips and recipes to keep your kids fed and, dare I...

Top 10 Toy & Game Stores in and near the Twin Cities

For ages 0-100+ Over the last few years toys and games have become more and more overshadowed by screens and apps. Let’s all put away those devices and play a strategic, competitive game of Machi...

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