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June 17, 2018
Hank Hemquist of Baxter holds photos featuring his late father, Carroll, on Friday, June 15, in honor of Father's Day. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Fathers know best - sometimes (maybe)
June 17, 2018 - 6:00am
May 13, 2018
Olive Slye, 83, of Emily reflects last week on how much she is like her mother Esther Horsager. Slye reminiscences about her mother’s life in North Dakota and Verndale on the farm. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
A mother's love: Celebrating moms on Mother's Day
May 13, 2018 - 6:00am
April 30, 2018
Parents should take the time to learn about themselves-- their personality, strengths and weaknesses -- and work on being consistent in all aspects of life, so they are able to model this to their children. Photo illustration
Crow Wing Energized: Parenting with Consistency
April 30, 2018 - 11:00am
April 3, 2018
Danielle Teigen
Despite faults, Facebook helps recall my kids' childhood
April 3, 2018 - 7:40am
March 27, 2018
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Do you miss the life you had before kids?
March 27, 2018 - 8:15am
March 18, 2018
Kent Dudley performs on stage with his wife Shantel, center, and Abby Coutlee at Hope Fest in Detroit Lakes in 2017. Submitted photo
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
March 18, 2018 - 8:18am
February 13, 2018
Graphic by Danielle Teigen / Forum News Service
I'm glad my daughter has an older brother -- here's why
February 13, 2018 - 11:00am
February 6, 2018
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
No 'mom guilt,' but 'wife guilt' aplenty
February 6, 2018 - 8:30am
January 8, 2018
Geoff Gaukler, a guidance counselor at Red River High School, says that most students use social media responsibly, but school personnel are alert to problems that could arise with students' misuse of technology. photo by Eric Hylden/Forum News Serviceplay button
Experts concerned over kids posting 'digital self-harm' on social media
January 8, 2018 - 7:00am
December 26, 2017
Have kids create "snakes" using squares of fabric, felt or leftover wrapping paper strung along a ribbon. Danielle Teigen / The Forum
Home for the holidays: How to keep kids entertained
December 26, 2017 - 6:53am
September 14, 2017
Heads up: The hottest way to treat lice catches on in Minneapolis
September 14, 2017 - 10:07pm
September 5, 2017
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Parenting pro tips from a sort-of expert
September 5, 2017 - 9:43am
August 29, 2017
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Less bickering, more bonding: How to help siblings get along
August 29, 2017 - 12:27pm
May 22, 2017
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
What no one warns you about parenting
May 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 19, 2017
Guest Editorial: Closing state opportunity gaps requires more resources for children
May 19, 2017 - 5:30am