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?
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.
Report: One-Third Of US Kids Still Eat Fast Food Every DayAbout one-third of U.S. children and teens eat pizza or other fast food every day, a new government report shows. That's about the same as it was in the 1990s.
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.
Study: Kids Say Parents Spend Too Much Time On Cell PhonesKids have often had to compete with their siblings, but now kids have a new rival – the cell phone. Online security company AVG found that a third of children say their parents spend as much, or more time, with their devices than them.
3 Things You Should Never Do While Potty TrainingWant to know what to avoid while potty training your toddler? Jamie Glowacki, author of "Oh Crap! Potty Training" shares her insight with these three no-nos.
SD Man Heads To Trial In Harassment Of Indian KidsA South Dakota man accused of abusing American Indian children with racial slurs and spraying them with beer at a minor league hockey game in Rapid City is set to go to trial.
Man, Woman Accused Of Living In Storage Unit With 3 ChildrenA Bismarck man and woman who authorities say lived in a storage unit with three children face child abuse or neglect charges.
Worker Recalls Moment When Truck Slammed Into Sporting Goods Store When a truck slammed into a sporting goods store over the weekend, it narrowly missed a mom and her young children.
Kids Overscheduled During Summer Months, Experts SayMany parents think they need to keep their children busy all summer, but experts say too much scheduling may be a bad thing. With so many children overscheduled during the school year, experts say downtime is critical over the summer.
Franken Proposes $200M To Treat Mental Illness In ChildrenIn Minnesota, there are 750 counselors for every one student. Expanded federal funding, just reintroduced in the U.S. senate, would expand student's access to mental health services.
Children's Museum Of Southern Minnesota Opens In MankatoThe Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota has finally opened after a decade of planning and fundraising. The doors first opened Friday after construction began last year on the permanent $5 million home in Mankato.