Good Question: What's The Cost Of Raising A U.S. Child?The Department of Agriculture releases a report every year estimating what it costs to raise one child from the ages of zero to 17. In 2014, the estimate came out to $245,340. So, where does that money go?
Wander Minnesota: MEA BreakIt seems like school just began, but it’s already almost time for MEA. The MEA break will be Oct. 15 and 16. Here are a few ideas for keeping your kids entertained during the long weekend.
Expert: Upgrades Needed At Nursing Rooms In Most Twin Cities StadiumsThey are meant to be a private space for breast-feeding mothers to feed their babies or pump milk for later, but some believe Minnesota's major arenas and stadiums should make some changes to their mothers rooms. Taking in the last warm days has become especially important to the Molly Fyten this year.
Keeping Track Of Your Kids At The State FairKeeping track of your group can be difficult in the large crowds of the Minnesota State Fair, especially when you are with kids. That is why the fair has free ID bracelets available for all attendees.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Outdoor Water Park In MinnesotaThe Minnesota sun has been showing off this summer, and it is time to get wet and wild! Instead of driving hours to the lake, cool off at Cascade Bay in Eagan -- voted the Best Outdoor Water Park in Minnesota.
Good Question: Why Do Parents In U.S. Get Less Time Off Than In Other Countries?If you are planning on having a baby, a good company to work for is Netflix. The company announced Tuesday they are starting an "unlimited leave policy," meaning new moms and dads can take as much time off as they want, with pay, during the child's first year.
Hello Kitty Purrs Into Minneapolis!Hello Kitty is a pop culture icon, and she's here in Minnesota this weekend only. She's kicking off her North America tour called "Hello Kitty's Supercute Friendship Festival."
Electricity, Heart-Pounding Views At Bakken & Foshay MuseumsMay is National Museum Month. And with school getting out soon, many parents will be looking for fun and educational things to do with the kids. WCCO is highlighting two of the more unique museums in the Twin Cities. They are both electrifying, but in different ways.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Manicure, Pedicure In MinnesotaJust in time for Mother's Day, we went in search of the best manicure and pedicure in Minnesota. Your votes sent Natalie Nyhus to White Bear Lake for a little pampering at Indulge Salon and Spa.
'Party For The Planet' At Como Zoo!The Como Zoo is celebrating Earth Day this weekend with "Party for the Planet!" It's a day of activities focusing on fun and creative ways to save energy, money and Mother Earth.
Best Places To Go On A Picnic In MinnesotaApril 23rd marks National Picnic Day. Why not bask in the sun and enjoy a leisurely lunch outdoors? If you’re yearning for the ideal picnic spot, look no further than this list of five top places to picnic in Minnesota.
Wander Minnesota: The Saints, Soon To Be Marching InIf it's spring, baseball can't be far behind. But new to the spring of 2015 is the <a href="http://chs-field.com/" target="_blank">CHS Field</a>, the brand-new home of the <a href="http://saintsbaseball.com/" target="_blank">St. Paul Saints</a>, located in St. Paul's Lowertown. The stadium hosts its first home game on May 21, against <a href="http://saintsbaseball.com/schedule/sioux-city-explorers-vs-st-paul-saints7/?eID=2133" target="_blank">Sioux City</a>.