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October 25, 2016
Trunk-or-treat events have become a popular way to celebrate Halloween. Forum file photo
A scary good guide to Halloween events
October 25, 2016 - 7:30am
October 17, 2016
A dad in a mom's world
October 17, 2016 - 3:37pm
October 16, 2016
As smartphones and tablets blur the lines between work, home and social lives, parents are struggling to balance it all and this may be causing internal tension, conflicts and negative interactions with kids, the study's authors say.
Why parents are stressed out by their own smartphones
October 16, 2016 - 9:00am
Daycare not linked to child obesity, study says
October 16, 2016 - 8:00am
Jessie Veeder poses with her daughter, Edie, at a local pumpkin patch. Special to The Forum
Photo at pumpkin patch is a moment mom waited for
October 16, 2016 - 5:59am
October 14, 2016
A recent survey from consulting firm Age Wave and Merrill Lynch found that 60 percent of Americans over 50 have provided financial help to other family members in the past five years, with 68 percent of that support going to adult children. The average amount given over that time period: $14,900.
How your millennial on your cellphone plan is ruining retirement
October 14, 2016 - 10:38am
October 10, 2016
Mom does what she can, even when things fall apart
October 10, 2016 - 3:28pm
October 9, 2016
All five Anderson siblings have been married to their respective spouses for at least 55 years. Richard and Winnie Anderson (from left) have been married 60 years; Jerry and Lois Anderson, 60 years; Bonnie and Fred Anderson, 57 years; Barb and Ed Stahlbush, 62 years; and Janet and Doug Niesen, 55 years. Jamie Lund / Forum News Service
Five siblings, five marriages of 55 years or more
October 9, 2016 - 12:09pm
October 3, 2016
"Our Little Man has shown me to always expect the unexpected," Val Kleppen writes. "He has a deep love for trucks, airplanes and his family. He’s brought so much joy and laughter into our home, and I was crazy to ever believe it would be any different." Special to The Forum
Surprise of son has mom seeing blue
October 3, 2016 - 3:08pm
October 2, 2016
After an early-morning goose hunt before school on Sept. 27, 2016, Andy Ellerman leaves his blind to head for home with his yellow Lab, Trooper, in Lakewood Township near Duluth. Sam Cook /
Shoot a goose, catch the bus
October 2, 2016 - 6:21am
September 29, 2016
Farmers and ranchers had a divorce rate of 7.63 per 1,000 married couples in 2000, which was below the average for all 511 occupations (10.34). Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
Do farming and happy marriages go together?
September 29, 2016 - 3:04pm
September 28, 2016
Arlyn Anderson, age 7 of Moorhead, is pictured with sisters, baby Adalie and 10 year old Aleksia, on August 20 at U of M Masonic Children's Hospital in Minneapolis. Submitted photo
As new baby joined Moorhead family, son needed new liver
September 28, 2016 - 6:09am
September 20, 2016
Ashley M. Garrity
Daycare worker charged with breaking child's leg
September 20, 2016 - 2:37pm
September 19, 2016
Ben Hanson and his son, Macklin, in a rare after-bath cuddle. Special to The Forum
It's a diarrhea-and-bleach kind of day (and I'm going to miss it)
September 19, 2016 - 3:21pm
September 18, 2016
Overall, the study says video gamers didn't exhibit more behavior problems than non-gamers. But the more time kids spent playing, the more likely parents were to report behavior and conduct problems, the study found.
How much video game time should kids get?
September 18, 2016 - 3:00pm