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March 21, 2017
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Mom to many, even without the tax credits
March 21, 2017 - 8:15am
February 7, 2017
Callie Hoalcraft gets a lice-removal treatment. Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft / Forum News Service
Parenting Perspectives: Mom finds her limit: head lice
February 7, 2017 - 8:15am
January 3, 2017
"Mama - look! Skelly give me a baby sister!" Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft / Forum News Service
Parenting Perspectives: A girl and her skeleton
January 3, 2017 - 7:45am
December 10, 2016
Women who had skin-to-skin contact with their naked babies right after delivery were more likely to breastfeed longer and be breastfeeding months later than women who didn't have their babies placed on their skin right away, the researchers found. Pixabay image
Skin-to-skin contact after birth good for mom and baby
December 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
November 22, 2016
Becoming a parent a weird responsibility
November 22, 2016 - 8:10am
Parenting Perspectives: Becoming a parent a weird responsibility
November 22, 2016 - 6:30am
October 10, 2016
Mom does what she can, even when things fall apart
October 10, 2016 - 3:28pm
September 12, 2016
Love languages help parents understand, encourage children
September 12, 2016 - 4:53pm
September 5, 2016
See the tiny troublemaker as she licks public water fountains, to the disdain and horror of onlookers. Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft / The Forum
Death-defying toddler will amaze audiences, and exhaust her parents
September 5, 2016 - 4:50pm
August 26, 2016
Mother breast feeding baby girl
New data show most Minnesota moms breastfeed newborns
August 26, 2016 - 10:15am
August 20, 2016
Jennifer Hines has received national recognition for her blog, The Mighty Willow (named for her daughter) which seeks to raise awareness about Down Syndrome. Submitted Photo.
Jennifer Hines uses blog to 'change hearts' about Down syndrome
August 20, 2016 - 5:34am
July 18, 2016
Parenting Perspectives: Raise my kid for me? Please do
July 18, 2016 - 2:37pm
July 4, 2016
Kin keeping duties like sending birthday and anniversary cards to family members typically fall to the woman, even if the person is related to the man. Thinkstock/Special to the Forum
Blessed are the kin keepers: Often unrecognized work of remembering, celebrating relationships can take toll
July 4, 2016 - 7:22pm
June 27, 2016
The Forum features and business editor Sherri Richards
Nick Wagner / The Forum
Parenting Perspectives: You take your eyes off of them for one second ...
June 27, 2016 - 9:21am
June 20, 2016
Nicole Welle
Parenting Perspectives: Sometimes I want to quit being a parent
June 20, 2016 - 11:40am