May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized
MOORHEAD â Brett Solum might be one of the first to obtain medical marijuana under a new Minnesota law slated to take effect next year.
The 13-year-old boy suffers from uncontrollable epileptic seizures, as many as 100 a day.
His doctors have i…continue reading on dglobe.com
March 5, 2014 in Uncategorized
BEMIDJI â A rosy-cheeked child trudges through the snow on a winter day. With watery eyes and a sniffly nose, he reaches into his pocket to retrieve the house key mom or dad gave him and comes up empty-handed. Alone, in the cold, with nowhere to go…continue reading on dglobe.com
September 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS In a ruling that defied predictions made by family law attorneys, a Grand Forks judge has upheld his decision to allow a 16-year-old girl free rein to visit her grandparents at any time, over the objections of her parents. Continue Reading
December 18, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Adults need to talk to children about the Connecticut elementary school shooting, but a Minnesota expert advises parents not to offer too much information.
“You have to just strike a balance,” Abi Gewirtz said. “Don’t avoid it, but don’t overwhelm them, either.” Continue Reading
October 10, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
Parents debate age for giving child a phone
WORTHINGTON Eric Murray, the manager of Cellular Only in Worthington, has noticed a rise in parents buying cellphones for children, which he attributes to people getting rid of land lines. Continue Reading
August 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune
Whether it’s the first full day of kindergarten, the start of senior year or time to leave for college, getting back into the routine of school is a transition. And let’s be honest: Transitioning back to school in the fall can be stressful. These four tips will help smooth over some of the most common rough spots during that first week of school.
July 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
FULTS, Ill. (AP) As he watched his 10-year-old son ease a tractor across a soybean field, Dennis Mosbacher acknowledged the risks of farming. Continue Reading
April 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a law requiring that both parents be notified if their child is a possible victim of abuse, neglect or sexual assault. Dayton signed the bill Wednesday that’s been dubbed “Jacob’s Law.” Continue Reading
March 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Parenting observers cite the cancellation as a prime example of so-called “helicopter parents” those who hover over their children and are involved in every aspect of their children’s lives sports, school, and increasingly work to ensure that they don’t fail, even at an Easter egg hunt. Continue Reading