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May 12, 2019
Tammy Swift, columnist. The Forum
Swift: The Swift family stories ... starring Mom!
May 12, 2019 - 8:00am
Renae Reinardy, 42, spends time with her 7-year-old daughter, Fiona, at the family home in south Fargo. Reinardy is a Fargo psychologist and childhood mental health advocate who was awarded the 2019 National Mother of the Year by American Mothers, Inc. 
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'America's Mom' using platform to promote better mental health for kids
May 12, 2019 - 7:05am
December 9, 2018
Sometimes, adults can learn a lesson about embracing life from children like 3-year-old Edie. Jessie Veeder / Forum News Service
Veeder: The light of childhood reminds us to embrace life
December 9, 2018 - 9:01am
September 4, 2017
Katie Pinke on Aug. 28, 2017, visited her great-great aunt Iris Westman on her 112th birthday and learned about Iris's first birthday party, on the occasion of her seventh birthday.
112-year-old shares birthday memories
September 4, 2017 - 6:43am
July 29, 2017
A game of catch with a football is a perfect summertime activity. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
My kids have a 1980s-like summer of play
July 29, 2017 - 6:05am
May 19, 2015
Commentary: In childhood, risk is part of the maturity of an adult
May 19, 2015 - 1:00am
February 15, 2012
Nicole Phillips blogs about acts of kindness at (Photo:
Kindness is Contagious blog: Children often see need for kindness
February 15, 2012 - 8:45am
September 9, 2010
Kaylee Jensen, 4, and her sister, Lynaee, 8, both of Willmar, use stamps Wednesday to mark Play-Doh during an Early Childhood Family Education and Headstart open house at Jefferson Learning Center in Willmar. The theme of the night was "Extra! Extra! Read all about it." Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Leaving their mark
September 9, 2010 - 12:00am
October 1, 2009
Jodi Wambeke, a coordinator with Willmar Early Childhood Initiative, gets her first look Wednesday at the children's book "Firefighters: On call for their community." The book, published by the Willmar Early Childhood Initiative and the Southwest Initiative Foundation, paints a portrait of the life of an on-call firefighter and also provides fire safety information for families. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Early Childhood Initiative, SW Initiative develop kids book about rural firefighters
October 1, 2009 - 12:00am
June 15, 2009
Mobile preschool program expands
June 15, 2009 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
United Way launches 'Born Learning' campaign
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am