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Will colicky babies benefit from acupuncture?
9 hours 27 min ago
December 24, 2016
Graduates celebrate receiving a master;s in business administration from Columbia University during the year's commencement ceremony in New York in this May 18, 2005, file photo. 

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Would you sell your prized possessions to pay for college?
December 24, 2016 - 11:30am
A girl who attends day care at the Detroit Lakes Community Center, which pairs with Mahube's Head Start program, builds a milk carton gingerbread house on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016. (Forum News Service photo by Kaysey Price)
Greater Minnesota child care shortage called a crisis
December 24, 2016 - 6:36am
December 12, 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 good for baby and mom
December 12, 2016 - 5:11am
December 8, 2016
Actress Sofia Vergara arrives at the 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles Jan. 30, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo
Actress Sofia Vergara faces lawsuit from her own frozen embryos
December 8, 2016 - 4:48pm
December 2, 2016
On Saturday, families are encouraged to share a home-cooked meal together to encourage nutritious food and good conversation as part of national Family & Consumer Sciences Day.

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Dine in on Saturday
December 2, 2016 - 7:49am
November 28, 2016
Briana Sanchez / Tribune Darron Grahn and AJ Stephens help Gary Grahn get a hover hockey table into Gary's car Friday at the Kandi Mall. Garry bought the hockey table for his kids during the Black Friday sales at the mall.
Have a Christmas game plan to be merry without going broke
November 28, 2016 - 7:38am
November 26, 2016
Parenting Perspectives: Becoming a parent a weird responsibility
November 26, 2016 - 12:41pm
November 20, 2016
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Downtown Willmar hosts annual Holidaze parade
November 20, 2016 - 7:02pm
October 17, 2016
Daycare not linked to child obesity
October 17, 2016 - 1:16pm
October 4, 2016
A program for pre-kindergarten families that teaches kids skills like sharing may yield better behavior and higher grades, a small study suggests. 

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Family classes tied to better school performance for poor kids
October 4, 2016 - 7:29am
September 16, 2016
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Parental leave must be offered equally to birth mothers, fathers and adoptive parents after a key decision by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in 2014 that mandated all leaves be treated the same.
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
September 16, 2016 - 8:53am
September 13, 2016
Flowers, fuel pumps create landscape of Minnesota home
September 13, 2016 - 11:46am
August 17, 2016
Patti Loepke and Finn. (Photos by Dan Burdett / Live it! Magazine)
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August 17, 2016 - 3:42pm
August 15, 2016
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The home of Scott and Amanda Marquardt sustained heavy damage in the July 11 tornado that struck Litchfield. With the help of the community, the Marquardts have kept up with a busy baseball and softball season despite being forced from their home.
At home on the diamond: Litchfield family keeps playing ball despite tornado damage to house
August 15, 2016 - 6:02pm