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Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
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Community calendar of events for Dec. 10, 2018
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December 7, 2018
Column: Most Americans still think spanking is fine. It's not.
Growing up in the early '80s, I was spanked by my parents now and again. I've never considered this to be that much of a big deal - every kid...
December 7, 2018 - 11:36am
December 5, 2018
A Florida toddler needs extremely rare blood to beat cancer. The world is helping her find it.
The biopsies and blood tests completed, and Zainab Mughal's rare blood mutation explained, her parents came to grips with the sudden complication...
December 5, 2018 - 2:06pm
December 3, 2018
Preschoolers in Hawaii were supposed to get apple juice. They got Pine-Sol instead.
HONOLULU - Officials at a preschool in Hawaii have apologized after young children were given Pine-Sol instead of apple juice to drink during...
December 3, 2018 - 4:48pm
November 11, 2018
Jessie Veeder: The making of me
I made a trip down to South Dakota last weekend to perform. In the early morning, before the sun burned off the cold fog, I sneaked quietly out...
November 11, 2018 - 8:00am
October 13, 2018
Registration to open for Coats for Kids
Ave Maria Village collected Coats for Kids again this year for the annual Coats for Kids campaign. Deacon Ken Votava, who oversees the event...
October 13, 2018 - 7:01am
October 3, 2018
Pediatrician-approved tips for keeping germs at bay this winter
Colder weather is upon us, which means the flu and other winter illnesses will soon follow. Contrary to popular belief, the cold weather itself,...
October 3, 2018 - 7:19pm
Right Track program available for children
Parents don’t always know where to turn for answers to their questions about health, growth and development of their children. Parents sometimes wonder: Is my baby keeping up with others his age? Is my toddler developing normally? Is my preschooler learning and growing as she/he...
October 3, 2018 - 7:00am
Children’s carnival planned Sunday
Arby’s Carnival “Make a Difference for a Kid” is on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the McElroy Sertoma Park shelter. Wristbands are $5. Planned are a cake walk, lollipop trees, face painting, balloon animals, tic-tac-toe, popcorn, basket toss and inflatables.
October 3, 2018 - 6:55am
September 12, 2018
Library reopens today
If you go What: Alfred Dickey Library open house When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 Where: 105 3rd St. SE, Jamestown Details: 2 p.m....
September 12, 2018 - 6:59am
September 10, 2018
ADHD numbers are rising, and scientists are trying to understand why
The number of children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has reached more than 10 percent, a significant increase...
September 10, 2018 - 10:02pm
August 27, 2018
How to send your child to school with a tasty lunch without turning your routine upside down
Do you hear that? It is the sound of parents everywhere collectively exhaling as kids return to school. My days working from home have become...
August 27, 2018 - 7:41pm
August 22, 2018
Commentary: Parents, prepare your empty-nest bucket lists
My daughter, Maya, recently graduated from high school, and the flurry of social media posts and yearbook signings and graduation parties has wound down. The anticipated August morning of her departure has arrived way too soon; Maya is boarding a plane to attend school in Boston,...
August 22, 2018 - 7:45pm
August 18, 2018
Typical kid behavior or a mental-health problem? It can be hard to decide.
Mary Rose O'Leary has shepherded three children into adulthood, and she teaches art and music to middle school students. Despite her extensive personal and professional experience with teens, the Eagle Rock, Calif., resident admits she's often perplexed by their behavior. "Even if...
August 18, 2018 - 7:30am
August 9, 2018
Children were brought to New Mexico compound for weapons training, officials said
The suspected child abductor found last week with 11 children and four other adults at a squalid New Mexico compound had trained at least one...
August 9, 2018 - 11:24am
'Daddy, I'm sorry': Children begged as father cut their throats, leaving note on bodies for wife, police say
The calls kept coming. It was last Saturday, and Sabine Ntongo was reportedly working at her Houston-area hair braiding business. Hours before...
August 9, 2018 - 7:07am