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When I pulled Harlynn’s stocking out from the storage bins, I came undone once again. The sorrow was overwhelming, Val Kleppen writes. Special to Forum News Service
Holidays without late daughter are still hard
2 hours 55 min ago
December 9, 2017
Carol Bursack of Minding Our Elders
Short-term home stay may produce difficult transition
December 9, 2017 - 7:30am
December 8, 2017
A friend of Nicole Phillips gave many Christmas decorations to a single mom from India who wanted to make the season special for her son. Special to Forum News Service
Kindness is found in giving to others
December 8, 2017 - 7:00am
November 27, 2017
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Sending holiday cheer: Etiquette expert details dos and don'ts of cards
November 27, 2017 - 2:00pm
November 24, 2017
Taylor Norris and her family have been wearing matching pajamas for the past two Christmases - and taking selfie-stick photos to prove it. Photo by Taylor Norris.
Move over, ugly Christmas sweaters. Famjams are here.
November 24, 2017 - 6:30am
November 22, 2017
Joshua Pence gets doggy kisses from his service dog Zippy at his home in Merrifield, Minn., near his mother Megan Pence. Kisses are one of Zippy's jobs to help Joshua when he's stressed or overwhelmed. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Serviceplay button
Kisses from Zippy: A dog's love changes boy's life
November 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
Stop T-Day drama before it starts with these tips
November 22, 2017 - 3:36pm
November 21, 2017
Ben Hanson, Parenting Perspectives columnist
My honest list of thanks
November 21, 2017 - 9:07am
November 19, 2017
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4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
November 19, 2017 - 1:49pm
November 17, 2017
Greg Norman, a fourth-generation funeral director, established the Gregory J. Norman Funeral Chapel in 1993. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Cost of a funeral on the rise, but directors advise planning ahead
November 17, 2017 - 8:10pm
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
November 10, 2017
Nicole Phillips, Kindness is Contagious columnist
Photo courtesy Ann Fredricks Photography
We can do hard things together
November 10, 2017 - 6:30am
October 31, 2017
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Try skipping the 'trunk-or-treat' events to let your kids enjoy, and learn from, the real thing
October 31, 2017 - 9:38am
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
March 17, 2017
Special to The Forum
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
March 17, 2017 - 4:03pm
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