Parenting

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A guide to summer camps for kids

Published June 8, 2020

With COVID-19 still affecting businesses around the world, it is no surprise that summer activities have suffered a significant impact. But this doesn't mean summer is entirely canceled - especially for parents looking forward to activities to keep their kids busy.

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More parents saying no to teen socialization during pandemic

Published March 24, 2020

Teens have taken life lightly since the beginning of time so it's no surprise many are nonchalant about practicing social distancing during the pandemic. But what as parents should we do to promote safety and world citizenship while acknowledging their need for peer interaction?

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Governor declares Thursday "Working Moms Day"

Published March 10, 2020

Governor Tony Evers and Working Moms of Milwaukee proclaimed that Thursday, March 12 is "Working Moms Day" and will be a new annual celebration from this year forward.

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Kids' birthday party guide, 2020

Published Feb. 21, 2020

Whether your kid is more bouncy or more craft-oriented, there's a Brew City birthday party that can accommodate their wishes - and hopefully your budget.

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Teaching with your taste buds in Milwaukee

Published Feb. 7, 2020

We want to raise kids that understand that there's life outside of their zip code, outside of their country. But how do you make sure that happens?

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St. Nick's: a merry Milwaukee tradition

Published Dec. 2, 2019

The observance of St. Nicholas Day - often just called "St. Nick's" - lands on the short list of primarily-in-Milwaukee occurrences like Bloody Mary chasers, candy raisins and the word "bubbler." It takes place tomorrow night!

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Single black fathers fight "deadbeat Dad" stereotype

Published June 30, 2019

Helping fathers play a role in their children's lives has emerged as a local and national concern over the years. Here are some of the ways people are fighting it on a personal, local and national level, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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This holiday season, give the gift of giving

Published Dec. 14, 2018

Whether you are a parent, teacher, grandparent, babysitter, aunt, uncle, godparent or none of these but understand the benefits of giving, there are a lot of opportunities to practice the gift of giving this holiday season.

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Chicago travel blogger mom finds big fun in Milwaukee

Published Nov. 13, 2017

We've read a lot of travel articles about Milwaukee and often see the same ol' same ol' suggestions. But this one really rang true. It's written by a Chicago mom named Kristen Maxwell who really seems to have explored Brew City and discovered solid and original places to hang out.