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MS. Simplicity: I’ve moved from helicopter parent to drone pilot

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

I don’t know when it happened. There is no magic date I circled on the calendar that I planned and practiced for. There is no book called “What To Expect When Your Child Becomes An Adult.” One day I was busy going to kids’ activities, making …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

MS. Simplicity: I’ve moved from helicopter parent to drone pilot

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

I don’t know when it happened. There is no magic date I circled on the calendar that I planned and practiced for. There is no book called “What To Expect When Your Child Becomes An Adult.” One day I was busy going to kids’ activities, making …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grandparent visitation case appealed to ND Supreme Court

November 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A couple here who were sued by the man’s parents for visitation with the grandchildren is appealing the case to the state Supreme Court.
That’s after a judge confirmed his ruling that Cory Bjerke and his longtime partner, Naomi S…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grandparent visitation case appealed to ND Supreme Court

November 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A couple here who were sued by the man’s parents for visitation with the grandchildren is appealing the case to the state Supreme Court.
That’s after a judge confirmed his ruling that Cory Bjerke and his longtime partner, Naomi S…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

OPINION: Equal-parenting legislation in best interest of children

November 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"381573","attributes":{"alt":"Casey Wilson, South Dakota Shared Parenting","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]  There are a lot of issues fac…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OPINION: Equal-parenting legislation in best interest of children

November 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"381573","attributes":{"alt":"Casey Wilson, South Dakota Shared Parenting","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]  There are a lot of issues fac…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OPINION: Viral video shows fine line between ‘cute’ and ‘acting up’

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Demetria L. Lucas

The Root

Perhaps you’re one of the more than 2 million people who have watched the latest viral video of a 4-year-old dancing at a recital. The video was uploaded in June, but it’s only recently become a hit with severa…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Treat Street the new normal on Halloween

October 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

Thinking back to her childhood, Kristin Heath remembers trick or treating from door to door every Halloween.  That may not be how her two young girls remember the holiday.
“In a way, trick or treating is a lost art,” said Heath, a Killdeer …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

DVORAK: Why my male babysitter freaks some people out

May 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic

I wasn’t trying be subversive when I hired a male babysitter this month. But it is apparently something that few parents would do. Continue Reading

Parent education session rescheduled in Salem

April 16, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The free parent education and support sessions on “Guardianship One Size Does Not Fit All,” scheduled for Thursday, has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. on April 25 at McCook Central School, Salem. Continue Reading