THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES A Documentary on Bridges
A few days ago, German Public TV Channel ZDF, one of two stations based in Berlin, released a documentary on bridges in general for children. Loewenzahn (which is German for Dandelion), with its sta... Posted on 3/13/13 at 7:20 AM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Halloween: Rapidly Becoming Truly Scary
Halloween might be the scariest holiday out there, at least for women and girls. The above image came from a Tumblr blog (warning: profanity).
I can't say that I've ever watched Sesame Street, but ... Posted on 10/24/12 at 4:23 PM
THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW Deep Thoughts of an Over-Tired Mother
Parenting is not for wimps. If its not lost sleep or illness or picky eaters, its skinned knees, sibling rivalry, or difficult friends. Not to mention fashion demands, technology desires, and piano ... Posted on 10/10/12 at 11:49 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA A Little China Choo-Choo
China train travel. Hmm, whats that like? Well, that depends on where you are. On my train trip from Zhuhai to Guangzhou--one city in Guangdong province to another--the train was brand new and the rid... Posted on 7/21/12 at 9:42 AM
NCSC and law enforcement work together to keep children safe
WORTHINGTON — It started when a group of people realized how many children were getting hurt and dying of accidental causes and grew to become the largest non-profit organization dedicated to the safety of children.
Simply Good Eating program reaches out to children, parents
WORTHINGTON — As Community Nutrition Educators with University of Minnesota Extension in Nobles County, Carol Langseth and Leticia Rodriguez have helped to teach children, refugees and newcomers to the community about proper eating habits for a combined 30 years.
Santa and Mrs. Claus distribute treats and chat with children
BREWSTER — Legendary gift-bringer Santa Claus took time Saturday from his busy pre-Christmas preparations to visit Brewster, hosting lap-side present negotiations with about 40 children in the American Legion Hall.
WORTHINGTON — Stricter policy on variances that allow daycare providers in Nobles and Pipestone counties to temporarily accept additional infants in their care has created an uproar in the daycare community and led to a special meeting with county human services officials Tuesday night in Worthington.
Parents offered a chance to learn about their children’s reading curriculum
WORTHINGTON — Taking their parent by one hand and their book by the other, the second-graders at Prairie Elementary were eager to show off their reading skills.
ST. PAUL —Youth Advocate Leaders of Children’s Defense Fund (CDF)–Minnesota, along with partner organizations, will join thousands of Minnesota marchers at the Minnesota Capitol on October 10, 2010 to raise awareness among political candidates of 10 key issues that affect the lives of Minnesota’s children and youth.
Children's book details an Ellsworth family's steam threshing roots
ELLSWORTH — In the 10 years they’ve been married, Ellsworth native Larry Boomgaarden and his bride — Massachusetts native Susan Kallander — had long talked about writing a children’s book detailing the Boomgaarden family threshing tradition.
Sometimes, when we’re looking for something we tend to stumble over something else that causes us to pause and think.
Such was the case on Wednesday when we came across a new U.S. Department of Agriculture report detailing what it costs to raise a child.
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