Best After-School Activities For Families In MinnesotaDespite Minnesota's many attractions and things to do, finding after-school activities for the family can be a challenge. Often, students and working parents have conflicting schedules. But there are places where families can meet up at the end of the day when school and work take an after-hours break.
St. Paul Barber Offers Free Back-To-School HaircutsA barber in St. Paul is helping kids to look sharp for the first day of school -- for free.
Best Parent-Child Activities Near MinnesotaIn Minnesota, there is no excuse for cabin fever. You can swim with sharks in an indoor aquarium while waiting for the ski slopes to open. If sharks aren't your thing, you can also ride the indoor rails with your children.
Data: Parents To Spend $1,642 On Back-To-School Expenses, Up 33% From 2015Parents: if you feel your wallet is getting a bit lighter than usual this back-to-school shopping season, you're not alone.
Ask A Minnesota Expert: 5 Tips For Getting Your Child Ready For KindergartenGet your little one ready for the big day!
Top Minnesota Stores For Back-To-School ShoppingSummer isn't over yet, but it's time for back-to-school shopping. This means school supplies and school clothes. School days - don't you love them?
Survey: Parents Spend An Average Of $273 For School Per ChildIt's getting to be the time for kids and parents to start thinking about going back to school. And a new survey shows back to school means spending more cash.
5 Items To Include In Your Child's Sensory KitLearning about the world can be tough for some young children, particularly ones who have sensory issues or disorders. But the senses can be used to help ground them, and there are a variety of toys and items that can do just that.
How To Create A Back To School Time CapsuleCreate some back to school memories, then re-visit those memories for many years to come. A back to school time capsule is a great annual tradition. Here's how to make one and a few ideas on what to include in your family's capsule.
5 Ways To Prep For School Before The First DayStart the school year off on the right foot by helping your kids prep for school before the first day.
5 Traditions To Start Your Back To School RoutineWhat memories do you use to help document your child's progression through school? Here are five different traditions you can begin this year.
Get Movin' Monday: Healthy & Tasty Lunches For Your KidsLooking for some new suggestions or maybe even a different snack for the kids to try? This Monday morning we are celebrating the new school year with some new ideas on the old brown bag lunch.

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