Home Alone: Tips For Coping With An Empty NestWCCO’s Amelia Santaniello and Frank Vascellaro recently became empty nesters, and they’re dealing with all the emotions surrounding the realization that their kids are out of the house -- and their lives have changed.
Experts Encourage Parents To Talk With Kids About Social Media's Impacts On Mental Health"It's really important as a parent or guardian and society as a whole to teach a critical eye," said Marguerite Ohrtman, the Director of School Counseling and Clinical Training for the University of Minnesota.
Federal Reserve Study Shows Minnesota Mothers Were Disproportionately Hit By Pandemic Job Losses It's no secret the pandemic is tough on parents. But, Minnesota parents -- specifically mothers -- are taking an extra hard hit.
2 In 3 Parents Resort To Google To Help Kids With Schoolwork, Survey FindsA survey of 2,000 parents were asked on how good their math skills were.
'I've Focused On Cultivating A Home Filled With Laughter': Melanie Dale On Pandemic ParentingThe author discusses her new Simon & Schuster book "Calm the H*ck Down: How to Let Go and Lighten Up About Parenting" and also shares tips for parenting during the pandemic.
1 In 10 Parents Read Bedtime Stories To Kids Up To Age 13 (Or Older)It's a special bonding moment for parents and kids, the bedtime story. But is there a right age to stop reading to your kids?
Survey: Parents Relaxing House Rules With Kids During PandemicFurthermore, "pet parents" have also been finding themselves relaxing the rules more often, doing things such as offering extra treats to their dogs and cats.
Twin Cities Teacher Makes Video To Ease Hybrid, Distance Learning WorriesMany Minnesota school districts are set to begin hybrid or distance learning Tuesday. But with COVID-19, a lot of parents and students are anxious about what that looks like.
2 In 3 Parents Plan To Limit Families' Screen Time This SummerFurthermore, nearly half say they're planning on a digital curfew over the summer months.
Finance Expert Suggests Parents Use This Time To Educate Children On Money, SavingMoms and dads are wearing many hats right now, including helping kids with online learning.
Terrible 2's? Survey Finds Many Parents Say 8 Is The Toughest Age To Deal WithThere is some good news though, as most parents said they "felt especially proud when their child showed signs of independence."
Coronavirus In Minnesota: WCCO Answers Your COVID-19 Parenting QuestionsAttention parents: WCCO is answering some of the questions you've been asking about kids and the COIVD-19.
Survey: 3 In 4 Parents Believe They’re Better At Raising Children Than Their ParentsPretty much everyone can agree that parenting is not easy. But if you’re a parent, do you think you are doing a better job than your own parents?
Survey: Parents Make About 221 Mistakes A Year While Raising KidsThere are so many challenges to raising children, it’s easy to make mistakes at times.
Average Weekly Allowance For Kids Is Now $30 Per WeekParents expect their kids to do just over five hours of chores to earn that money.