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January 2, 2018
Parenting Perspectives: Here comes Baby No. 2
January 2, 2018 - 8:35am
December 20, 2017
Smarty sits on a tree with a six-pack of beer. Pickleheadsoup.blogspot.com
The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas toy for kids, or a mind game for adults?
December 20, 2017 - 1:44pm
December 19, 2017
July 18: Callie is very excited about today's junk mail. She also has caught the purple pox. It's a rare disease caught only by toddlers who are alone in their room with a marker. Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft / Forum News Service
A year in the life of a 4-year-old (and her mom)
December 19, 2017 - 5:28am
November 14, 2017
Callie and her Uncle Devin. Special to The Forum
Brother I didn't want becomes key to parenting success
November 14, 2017 - 9:55am
October 17, 2017
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
October 17, 2017 - 9:03am
September 5, 2017
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Parenting pro tips from a sort-of expert
September 5, 2017 - 9:43am
August 1, 2017
Despite her mother's many failures, Callie Hoalcraft turned 4 last week. Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft / Forum News Service
Parenting Perspectives: Despite failings, we made it to 4
August 1, 2017 - 8:34am
June 27, 2017
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
June 27, 2017 - 9:52am
May 22, 2017
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
What no one warns you about parenting
May 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 18, 2017
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Parenting Perspectives: Mother and daughter share love of libraries, books
April 18, 2017 - 10:43am
February 8, 2017
Mark Dayton
Dayton outlines comprehensive budget proposal to help kids, families
February 8, 2017 - 8:01pm
February 7, 2017
Callie Hoalcraft gets a lice-removal treatment. Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft / Forum News Service
Parenting Perspectives: Mom finds her limit -- lice
February 7, 2017 - 11:50am
December 28, 2016
This kid was all smiles as he started his downward run at the new tubing site at Detroit Mountain last week. Photo by Nathan Bowe.
Riding on air: It’s downhill all the way at Detroit Mountain’s new tubing area
December 28, 2016 - 2:29pm
February 9, 2016
FILE PHOTO: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton meets with reporters Friday, Dec. 18, 2015. (Don Davis/Forum News Service)
Dayton proposes 6 weeks state worker parental leave
February 9, 2016 - 1:23pm
July 16, 2015
A wreath is placed on a cross with an inscription that reads "Save and protect" next to the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo) in Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, July 14, 2015. REUTERS/Kazbek Basayev
A year after MH17 downed, families want justice
July 16, 2015 - 4:09pm
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