IN THE BLACK Teaching Kids about Money
I have posted several times how I feel it is important to start teaching kids about money. Here is a recent blog post I saw about teaching kids about money.... Posted on 5/29/13 at 7:20 PM
THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG How Many Hobbies Can One Man Have?
After probably about a 10 year break/vacation I was able to take a bike ride on a brand new Specialized bike just a couple days ago. I haven't possessed a bike since I was in high school but I must ad... Posted on 5/28/13 at 2:08 PM
MS. SIMPLICITY How To Get The Male Gender To Organize
I received a question on my MS. Simplicity Facebook page asking for help on how to organize husbands and sons. As a married mother of three boys and being surrounded by them for the last twenty plus y... Posted on 5/10/13 at 9:04 AM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES I Miss Daddy!
When Hubby started in the oilfield last year, our daughter wasn't really phased by his absence. I'm not sure if she just didn't notice it or if she was just used to Daddy being gone whenever the Arm... Posted on 4/19/13 at 12:29 PM
SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY 7 Cheap or Free Family Fun Activities
Finding ways to entertain a family is certainly not challenging, with the onslaught of bigger and better (and more expensive) entertainment options. We now have giant movie screens that encompass 360 ... Posted on 3/20/13 at 12:26 PM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A 13-year-old girl's campaign to get Hasbro to make an Easy-Bake Oven that isn't purple or pink so it would appeal to her little brother is a fresh sign of movement in an old debate. Parents who hope to expose their children to different kinds of play — science sets for girls and dolls for boys, for example — can find themselves stymied by a toy industry that can seem stuck in the past when it comes to gender roles.
Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press
, December 22, 2012
In the past few months, the media and blogosphere have been abuzz with stories of parent-child affection.
From celebrities mouth-feeding their babies or a Time magazine cover featuring a photo of a mother breast feeding 3-year-old, it’s been quite a year in the world of the public’s opinion on parenting.
By LaurelLee Loftsgard , Forum Communications Co.
, May 29, 2012
Two girls scoot down an air slide as seen through an opening Saturday at the Jamestown Civic Center. Air games were offered at the City Center throughout the day on Saturday. (John M. Steiner / The Sun)
The Jamestown Parks Program will be hosting a Kids’ Carnival located on First Avenue between U.S. Bank and Jerry’s Furniture on Friday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. There will be no supervised activities at Meidinger Park, McElroy Park and Wilson Arena the entire day.
All parents want their children to be happy and healthy, and providing them with healthy food choices is one of the ways parents can help. However, simply having healthy foods in the house may not be enough to encourage children to form healthy eating habits.
You’ll have to eat those healthy foods, too!
Christian Rittenbach, NDSU Extension Service, Stutsman County
, February 02, 2011
For the first holiday season in nearly a decade there will be no Big Dog Needy Kids Christmas Party, according to the events founder Tim Ingstad, better known as J. Jason Rockefeller or Rocky from KYNU radio. This would have been the ninth annual party.
The event provided children ages 4 to 11 years old from low-income families an added holiday party experience. It was commonly attended by about 300 children each year. Gifts and expenses were provided by donations from the community.
Children who have finished grades 3-8 are welcome to join the Atonement Kidz Klub. On Aug. 18 the group will be going to the Raging Rivers Water Park in Mandan. The group will spend the afternoon at the water park.
About 1,200 inventors and entrepreneurs, all under the age of 12, spent a day on the campus of Jamestown College Friday. The students demonstrated their own inventions and ideas and learned about engineering, science and business during Marketplace for Kids.
In observance of National Poison Prevention Week March 14-20, the North Dakota Department of Health is encouraging North Dakotans to take measures to avoid unintentional poisonings of children, according to Diana Read, Injury/Violence Prevention Program director for the Department of Health.
Kohl’s department stores will award more than $410,000 in scholarships and prizes, ranging from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to 10 $10,000 scholarships, recognizing youths who make a difference by volunteering in their communities. No
First lady Michelle Obama isn’t the first national leader to try to get America’s kids off the couch. President Dwight D. Eisenhower tried more than 50 years ago, and it’s been a losing battle since.
Childhood obesity has been on the rise in recent decades, with 17 percent of children considered obese and about one in three of them overweight.
By Frederic J. Frommer, The Associated Press
, February 16, 2010
The Midwestern Office of the Council of State Governments supports several groups of state officials, including the Midwestern Governors Association and the Midwestern Legislative Conference, an association of all legislators in the region’s 11 states. The Canadian provinces of Manitoba, Ontario and Saskatchewan are also affiliate members of the MLC.
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