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Buzz, Boo, Moo: A nature adventure
When Alyssa, my neighbor and 4-H mentee, and I set out Wednesday afternoon to pick up garbage in Lake Bella Park and open the bluebird houses for the winter, I thought we were fairly well armed with w...
9/26/13 at 6:19 PM
A Simple Fall Bucket List
Here I go again with this autumn 'stuff.' There are some hilarious memes out there, making fun of how fall is every white girl's favorite season; maybe it's true! But it really is the most wonderful ...
9/16/13 at 8:10 AM Managing the Kids While Your Husband is Away 3/21/13 at 6:21 AM
It's Your Kid, Be the Parent or STOP HAVING CHILDREN
As I get older and have more life experience I learn many things. An observation I have noticed for quite some time now is the adults who don't parent their children and some of these adults just keep...
8/31/13 at 4:40 AM Is It A Family or Is It Just Marriage? 5/28/13 at 11:52 PM
Disturbing Images on Facebook
I think people don't always think things through before they repost them on social media sites. While there are many bits of incorrect information out there involving bad health/food/diet information...
8/13/13 at 5:29 PM Halloween: Rapidly Becoming Truly Scary 10/24/12 at 3:23 PM
School Lunches: The Picky Eater's Dilemma 9/14/12 at 8:49 AM
Should I Give Money to my Adult Child?
When I work with clients who give money to their adult children, I am always curious why. Since preparing a comprehensive budget is part of the counseling process, the topic often comes up. The adult ...
8/11/13 at 7:55 AM Boomerang Kids Cramping Your Lifestyle? 1/7/13 at 8:16 AM
Secrets of Holiday Shopping with your Kids 12/3/12 at 8:56 AM
Amaryllis is sometimes called Hippeastrum, which means, "Knight Star". The Metier of Blossoming Fully occupied with growing--that's the amaryllis. Growing especially at night: it would take only a b...
7/26/13 at 7:41 AM Service Recap: April 28th 4/29/13 at 7:39 AM
3 Things that can Help Your Children Stay in the Church
One of the realities of America is that there is absolutely no guarantee that any of our children will remain in the church. Many, in fact, will leave. In such cases, the best case will be that they j...
7/3/13 at 6:23 PM Engaging the ELCA in Post-Measure 3 Dialogue 6/18/12 at 1:54 AM
Scholarships available for children to attend College for Kids
Minnesota State University Moorheads College for Kids received a grant from the Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation for $4,500. The grant will be used for scholarships to help cover the cost of classes for...
6/18/13 at 11:55 AM MSUM prepares for Halloween 10/23/12 at 8:28 AM
The MSUM Planetarium presents two fall shows 9/25/12 at 8:44 AM
It’s almost time to let the Wild Rumpus begin!
In the classic childrens book Where the Wild Things Are, a young boy named Max is hailed as the king of the Wild Things in a mysterious make believe island. He proudly decrees that it is time for the ...
6/10/13 at 10:25 AM
The 'Troll Lady' and Dragon Slayer
Folk Tales are Lise Lunge-Larsens specialty, enchanting us with a number of her unique and award winning tales of Thor, trolls, winter, spring and much, much more. I came across one of her short ta...
6/8/13 at 7:41 AM Scan Fest 2013 5/27/13 at 8:51 AM
Produce much more than fruit and vegetables out of the family garden
Growing a garden can be both fruitful and educational. In the garden, children can learn many things. First, when you start with tilling the land, children gain large motor skills because the tiller ...
6/2/13 at 9:45 AM Let's make music together 1/1/13 at 2:59 PM
Surround Myself With Truth
Deuteronomy 4: 6-10 is a famous, familiar, and fantastic passage. After leaving Egypt, walking through the Red Sea, and being led by God by day and night, I would think that God should expect that ...
5/6/13 at 5:17 AM The First College Tour 3/27/13 at 5:52 AM
Music Monday: You Were Born by Cloud Cult 3/11/13 at 6:57 AM
Political notebook: GOP race for Minnesota governor off and running
By Don Davis Minnesotas 2014 governor race is underway. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton long has said he plans to seek a second term, and at least a half-dozen Republicans want the chance to knock him off...
4/29/13 at 8:55 AM Legislative notebook: Dayton budget plan delayed to 'later in the week' 3/12/13 at 4:07 PM
Expert advises to 'strike a balance' in talking to kids about shootings 12/14/12 at 6:11 PM
Back on Track
The birth of a new year brings with it great expectations, the opportunity to experience new and exciting adventures as well as the chance to improve ones own personal well-being. Believe it or not, t...
1/10/13 at 11:55 AM What do our children need to know (part 3) 5/29/12 at 5:14 AM
What do our children need to know? (Part 2) 5/26/12 at 11:22 PM
I'm a Believer -- So Are You
We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I've found three sentences we can all say, "Yes, that's true," to: 1) We are all born. 2) We all die. 3) In between, we operate each of ...
12/19/12 at 2:11 PM Married -- 30 Years -- with Children 12/13/12 at 3:03 PM
Let Freedom Ring -- Start with School Lunch 10/24/12 at 2:05 PM