Coronavirus Updates: YMCA Twin Cities Closes Many Services To Focus On Child Care ProgramsThe YMCA Twin Cities is making big changes to assist parents in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-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: On Average, Parents Would Like To Send Kids Back To School After 13 Days Of Summer VacationThe 4th of July sort of feels like that mid-point of summer. So, parents may already be starting to look forward to the start of the school year.
Study: Parents Get About 30 Minutes Of ‘Me Time’ Every DayParents may feel like they never have a lot of free time.
Parents Worry About Their Kids Nearly 40 Hours A Week, Survey FindsThere are plenty of things about kids that can cause parents to worry: school, a cold, bullies. Now, a new survey shows that parents spend about 37 hours a week stressing out over their kids.
Study: Child Behavioral Issues Linked To Parents With Childhood TraumaA new study has found a link between the stressful childhoods some parents had and the behavioral issues their own children developed.
More Parents Smoking Marijuana Around Children, Study SaysAccording to researchers from Columbia University, the number of cigarette-smoking parents who said they used marijuana increased from 11 percent in 2002 to over 17 percent in 2015.
Smartphones Distract Parents From Connecting With Their Kids, Study SaysA new study on how the cellphone obsession is affecting parents claims that smartphones are preventing mothers and fathers from connecting with their children.
Report: Parents Who Live Outside US Are HappierA new report being worked on shows parents are happier in other countries than they are in the U.S.
Experts Say Video Games A Great Way For Families To BondDoes the family that games together stay together? An article in the Wall Street Journal says playing family-friendly video games can be a great time for parents and children to bond.
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.
Good Question: Why Do Parents In U.S. Get Less Time Off Than In Other Countries?If you are planning on having a baby, a good company to work for is Netflix. The company announced Tuesday they are starting an "unlimited leave policy," meaning new moms and dads can take as much time off as they want, with pay, during the child's first year.
Local Nonprofit Hosts Backpack Drive For Mpls. StudentsParents spent an average of $100 per student on school supplies last year. Many families in one Minneapolis neighborhood can't afford that.
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.
Study: Almost Half Of U.S. Parents Don't Have Will, Living TrustIf you're a parent and you don't have a will, you're not alone. According to a new study, only a little more than half (56 percent) of all American parents have a will or living trust document.