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January 8, 2018
Geoff Gaukler, a guidance counselor at Red River High School, says that most students use social media responsibly, but school personnel are alert to problems that could arise with students' misuse of technology. photo by Eric Hylden/Forum News Serviceplay button
Experts concerned over kids posting 'digital self-harm' on social media
January 8, 2018 - 7:00am
January 2, 2018
Parenting Perspectives: Here comes Baby No. 2
January 2, 2018 - 8:35am
December 26, 2017
Have kids create "snakes" using squares of fabric, felt or leftover wrapping paper strung along a ribbon. Danielle Teigen / The Forum
Home for the holidays: How to keep kids entertained
December 26, 2017 - 6:53am
December 19, 2017
July 18: Callie is very excited about today's junk mail. She also has caught the purple pox. It's a rare disease caught only by toddlers who are alone in their room with a marker. Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft / Forum News Service
A year in the life of a 4-year-old (and her mom)
December 19, 2017 - 5:28am
December 15, 2017
The crazy questions new moms Google
December 15, 2017 - 10:34am
December 2, 2017
Illustration by Troy Becker / Forum News Service
A modern diary: 'Finsta' accounts serve as an outlet for self-expression
December 2, 2017 - 11:07am
November 25, 2017
Katie Pinke
Commentary: What no one tells you on a college football recruiting visit
November 25, 2017 - 8:11am
November 14, 2017
Callie and her Uncle Devin. Special to The Forum
Brother I didn't want becomes key to parenting success
November 14, 2017 - 9:55am
October 31, 2017
Stock image via Flickr
Try skipping the 'trunk-or-treat' events to let your kids enjoy, and learn from, the real thing
October 31, 2017 - 9:38am
Kris Kerzman
Photo courtesy Britta Trygstad
Sleeping around (the house): Don't feel bad. Everyone's doing it.
October 31, 2017 - 5:00am
October 17, 2017
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
October 17, 2017 - 9:03am
October 8, 2017
File photo of Megan Lavery, 17, driving. Many states are increasingly legislating away teenagers rights behind the wheel, passing laws that restrict when, where and with whom teenagers can drive. (Jessica Kourkounis/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Teen drivers: How to ensure their safety - and insure yourself
October 8, 2017 - 11:02am
October 4, 2017
Aristotle, a smart home hub aimed specifically at kids, made by Mattel's Nabi brand. Courtesy of Nabi
Mattel has a device to soothe babies. Experts are begging the company not to sell it.
October 4, 2017 - 4:18pm
September 25, 2017
Kris Kerzman / Forum News Service
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
September 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
Researchers from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center are testing an app in schools that analyzes language to determine whether teens are at risk for suicide. They call it Spreading Activation Mobile or "SAM." MUST CREDIT: John Pestian.
Teenage suicide is extremely difficult to predict. That's why some experts are turning to machines for help.
September 25, 2017 - 1:48pm