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Smartphones Are the Chic New Way to Keep Babies Quiet

In years past, parents would often quiet a crying child by giving him a toy or popping a pacifier in his mouth. But these days, it’s more likely that fussy kid will wind up with mom’s cell phone instead.

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Traveling With Kids

The weekend is here and it's summer vacation. We traveled all over the place with our camper in the summer time and there was a lot of "Are we there yet? I have to go potty! I'm hungry! She's kicking me!" And that was before we even got on the freeway!  Here's how to keep your kids occupied and quiet in the car or on the plane.

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Making the Bus Monitor Cry [VIDEO]

The children of the Greece School District in New York bullied their 68 year old bus monitor until she cried. If you haven't seen it, it's definitely worth watching.  

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The Doctors Got This One Right!

If the nation's largest group of doctors all agree on something - it must be a great idea.

The American Medical Association agreed yesterday, to support requiring yearly obesity instructions for kids.

This is long overdue - childhood obesity is a ser

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Visit The Minnesota Military Museum

The second stop on my "Day-Cation" tour was at Camp Ripley to tour the Minnesota Military Museum. Camp Ripley is a state-owned 53,000 acre military training center located on the Mississippi River just seven miles north of Little Falls.

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Root Beer Float Cupcakes

It's going to be hot today. The kids may be bored and are going to want a cool treat. Here's a recipe to curb their treat cravings and a fun project for everyone. 

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Healthy Fast Food Choices for Kids

Everyone nowadays pretty much lives an on the go life. Rushing the kids to day care, play dates, games and practices, a lot of us are guilty of just swinging in to the drive thru. We try and make the healthy choice for our kids, but sometimes not even the healthy choice is really all that healthy. Here are a few of the worst healthy fast food choices for kids and what to pick instead.

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Happy Father’s Day

I wanted to take a chance to say Happy Father's Day to all the Father's that listen to the Mix! Its the most rewarding job on the planet and a role I can't get enough of.

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Create a Mud Pie Play Space for Summer Fun

What's better if you're a kid (or that kid's parent) than summer, playing outside, getting dirty and using your imagination? Nothing. So, this summer we created a mud pie play space that's super easy, inexpensive and has kept my girl busily baking treats for hours.

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Adventure On The Mississippi

My family and I wanted to do something a little different this past weekend. We always talk about doing more stuff outdoors and trying to enjoy Central Minnesota more.

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What Dad Wants

Father's Day is Sunday. What does Dad want? 

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Jenny McCarthy Says Jim Carrey Doesn’t Want To See Her Son

Even though Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey broke up in 2010, Jenny says Jim refuses to see her 10-year-old son, who became close to him during their five-year relationship.

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