How To Co-Parent After A DivorceRaising a child after divorce doesn't have to be a struggle. Wendy Paris, author of "Splitopia: Dispatches From Today's Good Divorce And How To Part Well," shares her tips for a healthy co-parenting relationship.
Post-Pregnancy Tips And What To Expect With Your NewbornDo you have a baby on the way? Congrats! Add to your baby prep with these tips from Elizabeth Isadora Gold, author of "The Mommy Group."
Local Author Says Social Media Can Leave Young Girls VulnerableNew technology doesn't just leave your personal information vulnerable -- it can leave people, especially young girls, vulnerable.
How An Elimination Diet May Improve Your Child's HealthDoes your child suffer from allergies? Dr. Maya Shetreat-Klein, author of "The Dirt Cure," shares how an elimination diet may be the secret to a healthier and happier life!
Kim Cattrall Derides The Term 'Childless'Actress Kim Cattrall, best known for her role as Samantha Jones on "Sex And The City," is stirring up a debate about parenting. Cattrall sparked controversy with her statements on motherhood during an interview this week with BBC Radio.
‘Babywearing’ On The Rise With Twin Cities ParentsWraps and carriers can support children up to 60 pounds by tethering them tightly to an adults torso. Some use wraps others carriers, but the concept is the same, and it's started a movement in the Twin Cities.
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.
Minneapolis City Council Approves Paid Parental LeaveMinneapolis city workers trying to juggle work and kids will be able to get some extra paid time off. The city council unanimously approved 120 hours of paid parental leave Friday for the birth or adoption of a child. The new policy begins in July.
5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know AboutTax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.
Good Question: What Makes For 'Quality Time' With Our Children?A new study published in the Journal of Marriage and Family finds the amount of time we spend with our kids has virtually no bearing on how well they turn out. It looked at behavior, emotional health and academic achievement of 3 to 11 year olds.
Good Question: Is It OK To Bribe Your Kids?It might be an M&M to sit on the potty, a little toy for behaving in Target or a dollar for 10 minutes of peace and quiet. Sounds like a negotiation you've recently had with your child? Well, we've all been there. But is it OK to bribe our children? Parenting expert Toni Schutta says it's alright, but only under certain conditions.