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kare_easing-fears

During Halloween you see lots of zombies and monsters in the streets, something that can be fun for many children, but frightening for others. Many young children imagine there are scary creatures hiding in the closet or under the bed even when it’s not Halloween. If your child has those fears, how should you respond?…

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kare_school-success

For school-age children, those lazy days of summer are becoming a memory and the challenges of school, homework and busy schedules are in full swing. But, kids are not the only ones who need to work hard to meet these challenges and succeed in school; school success is a family affair.   Here are practical…

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KARE_blended families

When adults with children marry again after being divorced or widowed, there are joys and challenges for parents, kids and extended family members. With thoughtful, mature decision-making on the part of the adults involved, a blended multigenerational family can thrive and, most importantly, succeed.   Marti shared with KARE 11 News at 11‘s Bryan Piatt…

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KARE_accountable

Many parents understand the importance of setting clear limits for children and using appropriate consequences when children overstep those limits. But is that enough to help children be accountable for their actions?   Marti shared with KARE 11 News at 11‘s Bryan Piatt these practical tips on helping children develop the important quality of personal…

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KARE_home alone

School’s out and many Minnesota children are spending significant amounts of time home alone. How do you know if your child is ready to be left alone – and for how long and under what circumstances? And what steps can you take to make sure your child is prepared when the time comes? Marti shared…

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