Families

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A Guide to Celebrating Valentines’ Day With Your Child

By Anna Berend Once you become a parent, Valentine’s Day takes on another meaning. It isn’t just a time for romantic love, but also a time to celebrate the love between a parent and a […]

01/27/2012

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A Recipe For Fun: Guide to Cooking Classes For Families

Baby, it’s cold outside. There are plenty of fun things to do in the snow, but when the temperatures drop low, it’s a good idea to find a few indoor activities that don’t require head-to-toe winter gear for kids and their parents to enjoy.

01/13/2012

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A Guide To NYE Events, Activities For Families

The ball might drop a little earlier at these celebrations, but who’s counting? Well, that is to say, other than the kids counting down to “midnight” at these pint-sized parties that end well before midnight.

12/30/2011

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Best Places For Kids To Shop For Holiday Gifts

We all know the holiday season is about giving. Of course, you might have a hard time convincing a kid of this, but after your child has completed his or her own list of holiday desires have them make a shopping list for all the special people in their lives.

12/17/2011

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Creating A Scene: Guide To Holiday Family Photo Spots

I realize many people have already taken care of their requisite holiday photo by this point in the year, but if you are like me you’re just now realizing that the holiday season is upon us and you’re scrambling to get a perfect portrait of your brood.

12/09/2011

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Local Organization Helps Families In Poverty Start Fresh

One Minneapolis organization provides free meals to families in need — and a chance to start over.

11/24/2011

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Families Maintain Hope Iran Will Release Hikers

The families of two Americans imprisoned in Iran say the news that the men have been sentenced to eight-year terms has hit them hard.

08/21/2011

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New Fisher House Opens To Vets And Families In Mpls.

The Fisher House in Minneapolis is called “a home, away from home” for families of wounded military members and veterans.

06/09/2011

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Minn. Families Honor Soldiers They Never Knew

Many observe Memorial Day by honoring loved ones whose lives were lost at war, but some Minnesota families are honoring soldiers they never knew.

05/30/2011

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Dad Of 1st MN Soldier Killed In Afghanistan On Bin Laden News

Osama Bin Laden’s death is not only justice for the victims of the 9/11 attacks, but for military families across the United States. So far, 19 Minnesota military members have died while serving in Afghanistan.

05/02/2011

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Best Free Activities For Families In The Twin Cities

Everyone loves a good deal, and you can’t beat a free activity. There are a number of fantastically fun activities that are always free or free on certain days of the month in the Twin Cities.

04/04/2011

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Best Brunches For Families In The Twin Cities

When a family with young diners is considering going out for a meal, a wise choice is breakfast or brunch.

03/20/2011

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