STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! What are you grateful for?
Throughout the year, we get to celebrate, or show how grateful we are, for certain people and things on holidays.
On some holidays, kids get to stay home from school, and parents get the day off work... Posted on 11/22/13 at 10:53 PM
PARENT INFORMATION CENTER Free Vitamin Program for Kids at Altru in Grand Forks
In today's super-charged world of fast food and busy schedules, it can be tough to keep kids eating a healthy, balanced diet. Multi-vitamins can supplement the nutrients a child needs to ensure t... Posted on 11/5/13 at 12:53 PM
MS. SIMPLICITY Things My Mom Taught Me...Otherwise Known As Moms Know Best!
One of the questions I get most often is, "were you born organized?" The answer would be most defiantly not! My mom has pictures to prove it. When I lived in my sorority my roommate had a name for m... Posted on 11/1/13 at 8:13 AM
THE NEW FORTY Yo Guido - I choose companies that value equality.
My cousin Scott, a gay man (and I should also add - a fabulous human being), posted on his Facebook page a story from the Huffington Post that said that you as chairman of the Barilla Group... Posted on 9/28/13 at 2:03 PM
STAFF BLOG SANTA CLAUS GIRLS Getting ready ...
This is what we like to call Santa Claus Girls week. It all starts with an employee "sandbag" line to bring the toys, games and etc. up from the basement of the Herald. Santa Claus Girls shop year rou... Posted on 12/12/12 at 8:21 AM
Jacob Gould used to dream of being a professional wrestler, but now the 12-year-old with a new law named after him wants to devote his life to helping others wrestle with problems like almost cost him his life.
“If I can help just one kid, it would be 100 percent worth it,” the Clara City, Minn., sixth grader said.
Parenting observers cite the cancellation as a prime example of so-called "helicopter parents" — those who hover over their children and are involved in every aspect of their children's lives — sports, school, and increasingly work — to ensure that they don't fail, even at an Easter egg hunt.
When most people think of “redshirting,” they think of first-year college athletes practicing with their teams, getting stronger and sitting out game day. But is a redshirt needed for learning letters, finger-painting and recess? It’s a choice more parents are demanding for their children as they look to give their kids an edge, according to a “60 Minutes” report last weekend.
Because of the high risk of underage drinking and driving this time of year, many parents open their homes to partying teens as a way to keep them off the roads. What some may not know is that liability laws can leave Mom and Dad vulnerable to lawsuits, fines and even jail time if underage drinking is found to be going on under their roof.
The state ranks among the least affordable for child care, with a $9,900 annual average cost for a center-based day care, according to a recent national study. The recession has helped lower the average cost of child care slightly, but it also has left more parents struggling to afford day care, increased the number of children receiving public assistance for child care and forced hundreds of providers to close because of low enrollment.
A St. Paul woman was convicted Wednesday of making terroristic threats to a teacher who had intervened in a fight between the woman's daughter and another girl at Washington Technology Magnet Middle School. The charge is a felony. Sentencing is scheduled for Dec. 1.
As parents age, children must decide when to take over financial decisions We struggle enough with determining whether it’s time to take the car keys from our elderly parents. Another tough decision that many families will have to grapple with is whether it’s time to take the checkbook from Mom and Dad because of their cognitive decline.
A recent survey of North Dakota parents found that while many believe bad weather is a top risk for teen drivers, a slim majority support stretching the permit period to one year, which would ensure teens experience winter driving before getting their license.
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