From frisky goats to cuddly bunnies, petting zoos are a fun way to learn about and bond with other living creatures. For some of the best in Minnesota, check out our list of great petting zoos here.
If you can’t enjoy a great sports game as a whole family, then what is the point of watching?
School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.
Senior year in high school is a time of choices, changes, and transitions. It’s also a time of hard work, where students aren’t just focusing on the schoolwork at hand, but also getting ready for college.
Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.
Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.
Make this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.
The Minneapolis Aquatennial celebrates if 74th year with a celebration filled of fun events for the entire family. The 2013 Aquatennial kicks-off in the heart of Downtown Minneapolis with a jam-packed weekend of fitness, music, water, and historic activities.
In a state as lush and green as Minnesota, picking fruit is a birthright. Here are some of the best farms offering pick-your-own fruits.
Send your pooch back to school.
Packing essentials for a family-friendly road trip that won’t leave you wishing you’d never left home.
If you’re looking for a healthy way for children to expend energy and express themselves, try dance lessons. These unique choices for area dance classes will give your child a chance to try something distinctive.
For a classic night at the movies, and a great summer activity, pack up the car and head out to one of Minnesota’s drive-in theaters.
Here are some of the top spots in Minnesota to see amazing botanical gardens.
Summer vacation means more free time for kids, and more parents looking for someone to watch their kids. Occasionally parents need a time-out for themselves, which is when a qualified babysitter can capitalize.
Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.
Summer is a good time for children to expand their awareness of the world outside winter classrooms.
This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.
Don’t let the summertime blues get you down. There are lots of ways to beat that boredom if you just let your creativity soar. Here are a few fun ideas to get you started.
Treat dear old dad to a day out! This June 15th, celebrate him with one of these picks for a great Father’s Day activity in Minnesota.
This Father’s Day, sign up the world’s most perfect papa for a monthly club that will remind him of your affection and tickle his fancy all year long. Here are five clubs he will actually be happy to get signed up for.
For those students hoping to push their application to the top of the ever-growing heap, prior work experience can be a big plus. The right job history can up any candidate’s profile and turn hopeful applicants into freshmen.
There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.
Is your dad into thrillers, mysteries, music legends or even great beer? This Father’s Day, our sister company, Simon & Schuster, has him covered with great books that would make the perfect gift for any dad.
Enjoy the great outdoors with a picnic. For some of the best picnic spots in the state, check out this list of must-visit locations.
Forget the Patriots, ignore the Seahawks. The REAL competition this year is between Drew Carey, Pepper, Faulkner and the rest of the starting lineup for Puppy Bowl XI. See them all here!
For the first time, pets were allowed at the Twin Cities Pet Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Check out a few photos of the event.
For the tenth year in a row, Animal Planet is offering the single greatest example of counter-programming of all time. That’s right, the Puppy Bowl is back once again. Click here for more information and check out the starting lineup.
We have brainstormed the best winter activities to keep you entertained.
Americans will spend $370 million on pet costumes this year for Halloween! Check out these adorable pics to see where all that money goes!
View our best Halloween costume ideas for babies, kids and adults.