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.
Good Question: What's The Best Way To Discipline Kids?The Adrian Peterson case has opened up a national conversation about how to respond when a child misbehaves. On Monday, Peterson released a statement saying in part, "I'm not a perfect parent, but I am, without a doubt, not a child abuser."
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Good Question: Why Aren't More Men Taking Care Of Their Parents?As we live longer, more and more of us are having to take care of our aging parents. The National Alliance for Caregivers estimates that 21 percent of people provide elder care in the United States.
Psychologist: You Can’t Just Blame Parents For Waseca Plot A Minnesota teenager accused of plotting to kill his family and classmates told police he thinks he's a sociopath. Investigators recorded their questioning of 17-year-old John La Due after his arrest in April. In the nearly five-hour interview, La Due talked in detail about wanting to kill as many people as possible at his school in Waseca.
Original Police Report Released In Amy Pagnac SearchThe search of Amy Pagnac's childhood home continued Tuesday in Maple Grove. She went missing 25 years ago when she was just 13 years old. She was last seen outside a gas station with her father in Osseo in 1989.
This Nonprofit Is Trying To Fix The Adult Problem In Youth Sports If you have a child in youth sports, there are few things more satisfying and exciting than watching them play. And there are few things more disheartening than watching an adult get out of control.
Good Question: What Do Parents Legally Owe Their Kids?An 18-year-old New Jersey girl made headlines earlier this week when she sued her parents for not paying her college tuition. Rachel Canning says she was kicked out of her home by her parents, but her mom and dad say their daughter left because she didn't want to follow the rules. On Tuesday afternoon, a judge ruled in favor of the parents. Another hearing will be held in April to decide whether Canning left home on her own. So, when it comes to the law, what do we owe our children?
Fight Between Parents, Coach Breaks Out After Youth Hockey GameIt's not uncommon for fights to break out <em>on </em>the ice at hockey games, but off the ice is another story. Over the weekend, an upset parent in West Fargo took their conflict into the locker room -- and attacked a coach.
Families Grow At Nat’l Adoption Day CelebrationIt's something that can change a child’s life forever, and for one Twin Cities native, it's a subject close to his heart. Recording artist James Grear conducted a parenting seminar Saturday morning for National Adoption Day at the Hennepin County Health Services Building in downtown Minneapolis. Grear has adopted 11 children himself. This free event gave foster parents information about the adoption process.
Genocide Took His Parents, Now St. Olaf Gives Him HopeIn the baggage claim of MSP International Airport balloons, signs and nervous anticipation greeted a young man with a simple dream. At 21, Norbert Abayisenga was on his first ever flight, from his native Rwanda to Minnesota.
BCA Warns Parents About New Video Sharing Apps It's never been easier to upload a video to the Internet. There's YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo just to name a few options. Now, Instagram has joined the community as did Twitter with Vine.
Experts Weigh In After Baby Dies While Left In CarThe death of a baby in Moorhead, who was left in a hot car, has many wondering how and why such a thing could happen. Nationally, about 38 children die while trapped in hot vehicles, according to the group Kids and Cars.
Students, Parents Shaken Following St. Paul Park Tragedy Parents ran into a St. Louis Park elementary school “sick and heartbroken” Wednesday following a gravel slide that authorities say left one fourth-grader dead, two others injured and one missing.
Parents Of MN Missing Kids Given New Hope After Ohio News"Do not forget about these people," that is the message of the foundation established in Jacob Wetterling's name.