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Help! My Son Wants to Be a Career YouTuber [WATCH]

When you groom your kids to be successful adults, it can be a little nerving to see them decide to take a path that doesn't include college and is all gaming.

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3 Apps to Monitor Your Teen’s Phone

This is a very large debate these days, as children and teenagers use their phones for literally everything. So, where do parents go to make sure their kids are being safe? Check out these three apps you can download right now!

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Central Minnesotan Parents VS. The Pacifier

Over the past few days we asked you to cast your vote to find out which age it's appropriate to take away the pacifier - and over 100 Central Minnesotans joined in on the conversation! Check out the results here!

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What Lies Did Your Parents Tell You? [Video]

My sides were actually a little sore from laughing this morning as we discussed and took calls discussing lies we were told by our parents when we were kids (or lies we tell our kids today). Thanks for all the calls. Funny stuff!

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My Son Started High School This Week – Need Your Advice

It's back to school week for the kids. For a lot of them it's exciting and scary at the same time. My son started 9th grade, help me with the talk about good and bad decisions.

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Do You Kiss Your Kids (or Parents) On The Lips?

Ashli's fiancé Dave coaches a Little League team. She was attending a game the other night and was horrified as it came to an end -- when a mom kissed her son on the lips as he was coming off the field. "OMG," says Ashli, "That's so creepy!" What? I disagree, I think it's endearing. (Don't get any ideas Mom!) What do you think?

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World’s Meanest Mom Hails From Minnesota [VIDEO]

Many parents make threats to take away their kid's belonging when they don't behave, but few follow through. This Minnesota mom did, in a BIG way! She's now the meanest mom in the world.

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Your Kids and Carnival Rides (You Need To Watch This Video)

When my son was 6 years old, I took him to Valleyfair. He wanted to ride the black octopus, and he nearly flew out of it. This video is a realization of this happening more than you think.

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Minnesota’s Morning Show: How Do Parents Embarrass Their Kids? [Watch]

We've all been embarrassed by our parents, and as parents we've all embarrassed our kids. It's a rite of passage. Here are the top ways that parents horrify their kids.

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What Did You Say ‘Your Kids Would Never Do’ — And Then Caved?

It's been quite a while since I had a small child running around. My daughter is grown and has kids of her own now, but there was a time when I was all idealistic -- and had a list of things, "My kids would never do," (behave that way in public, eat junk food, watch too much TV, etc). Funny to look back. What were your 'My Kid Will Nevers?' Did you cave?

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How To Get Your Kids To Do Their Chores [Watch]

 

I came across this idea yesterday and had to share because I thought it was brilliant. A foolproof way to get your kids to eagerly do their chores every day. (Yes I said eagerly, and you can thank me later.) Just don't let them know you heard it from me.

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