With kids home more during the pandemic, parents aren't being as strict as they were pre-pandemic (0:36). WCCO Mid-Morning - November 3, 2020

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3 In 4 Parents Have Relaxed House Rules During PandemicWith kids home more during the pandemic, parents aren't being as strict as they were pre-pandemic (0:36). WCCO Mid-Morning - November 3, 2020
What Leads To Helicopter Parenting?Perfectionist parents may see their children's success as a reflection on them, the study found (3:27). WCCO Mid-Morning - October 8, 2020
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Average American Parent Has 6th Grade-Level Math, Science SkillsParents are getting more involved in their kids homework with distance learning (3:54). WCCO Mid-Morning - October 2, 2020
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How To Foster Good Eating Habits In KidsIt’s important for families to work together to be as healthy as they can be so kids can grow up strong and make good health decisions in the future, explains Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children's Minnesota (3:52). WCCO Mid-Morning - September 9, 2020
Minnesota Ranks 17th On List Of Best States For Working FamiliesThe study by Oxfam puts Washington State in first place. Wisconsin is all the way down at 39th (3:17). WCCO Mid-Morning - September 3, 2020
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Researchers: Black Newborns Die Less When Cared For By Black DoctorsThe research shows that Black newborns’ in-hospital death rate is a third lower when Black newborns are cared for by Black physicians rather than white physicians, Dr. Rachel Hardeman explains (3:17). WCCO Mid-Morning - August 27, 2020
How To Help Kids Cope With Grief Amid COVID-19 PandemicFor kids, much like adults, the grieving process can come in many forms and have life-long consequences if not handled properly, Rachel Calvert, a child life manager at Children’s Minnesota, explains (3:26). WCCO Mid-Morning - August 26, 2020
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How Do 'Nanny Pods' Work?Laura Davis from College Nannies, Sitters and Tutors explains (3:46). WCCO Mid-Morning - August 20, 2020
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COVID-19 Shutting Down Family CourtsThe COVID-19 pandemic has shut down family court across the country, which is affecting foster children, their parents, and their caregivers, Elise Preston reports (2:10). WCCO 4 News At Noon - August 6, 2020
Does The Punishment Fit The Crime?A 14-year-old in Arizona is learning a hard lesson after taking his parents Range Rover for a joy ride while they were out of town (3:49). WCCO Mid-Morning - August 6, 2020
How To Discuss Gun Violence With KidsJeff Wagner talked with Emily Walker, mental health consultant with PICA Head Start (4:48). WCCO 4 News At 10 - August 2, 2020
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Could Smartphones Be Tied To Positive Parenting?There's research that smartphones can foster support and connection between parents and kids (3:50). WCCO Mid-Morning - July 17, 2020
Tips For Ensuring Safety For Family Swim ExcursionsJon Foss, co-founder of FOSS Swim School, explains (4:09). WCCO Mid-Morning - July 16, 2020
Being A Teen Is Already Challenging Even Without COVID-19 PitfallsExperts agree that continuing to limit social interactions and following safety protocols is critical in minimizing the risk of spreading or contracting COVID-19, but it’s important that teens are given opportunities for connections and social development to maintain their mental well-being, Ph.D. student Michael Walker explains (5:32). WCCO Mid-Morning - July 15, 2020

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