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Advice by parents for parents acknowledges the frustration, stress and wacky joys of raising children.
FICTION: Funny, wise and magical debut novel pays homage to "1,001 Nights."
Aufguss basics What it is: A German sauna wellness ritual, with essential oils and a “sauna meister” guiding the experience and tending the heat. Where…
This sauna experience combines high heat (like a Finnish sauna) with lots of steam (like a Russian banya), with some aromatherapy mixed in.
Website's hygge tally ranks the Twin Cities third in the nation. How can that be?
CBD, a cannabis compound, is in everything from gumdrops to bath bombs.
From plush dolls to craft kits, give the gift of a locally-made toy this year.
FICTION: A man looks back on his childhood, trying to understand why his mother fled the family.
Tired of decorative rather than practical clothing, more women are demanding deep and plentiful pockets.
Duchess Harris' books address complicated and often overlooked issues.
Family members are more likely than neighbors or co-workers to be political adversaries.
Neighbors dish up dinner to spur conversations, in hopes of bridging race, class and cultural divides.
Help wanted in managing life's day-to-day struggles.
Once a cult craze, bullet journaling is now a global phenomenon as people use creative planning to deal with anxiety, attention disorders and organizational challenges.
Here's one author's plan for loving (almost) every minute.
One year after the #MeToo era began, Minnesota women are still making their voices heard.
Felt letter boards are replacing chalkboards to mark milestones and add ever-changing inspirational quotes to your Instagram photos.
The whole family will enjoy these rustic cabins — but first you have to earn it.
The gourds will be glimmering from within by LED lights every night through Halloween as part of the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular.
The hit musical "Hamilton" has lots of young fans. Popular day camps are giving Minnesota kids a chance to sing and dance along.
Somali-American public health advocate promotes appreciation of dark skin.
The first Minnesota girls to join Cub Scouts are going to campouts and pack meetings as a 108-year-old organization bets on change.
Minneapolis foodie Stephanie A. Meyer has found a following serving up paleo-friendly menus.
Parents share their tips to get kids moving in the morning and back on schedule.
Members bring their own horses and put in 13-hour days during the fair's run.
For some, the biggest challenge is finding a fresh way to capture Minnesota's "photogenic" get-together.
At this "adventure playground," some parents see danger. Kids just see fun.
Reusse, who writes a sports column for the Star Tribune, shared the news via Twitter on Friday. Soucheray is a Pioneer Press columnist.
The craft that once filled homes with owls and plant hangers has a modern twist.
The rib joint was famous for feeding Prince when he lived around the corner.
As laws are relaxed, more Minnesotans are foraging in parks for edible wild plants.
Small towns such as Hallock, Minn., are developing their own "brands" in hopes of luring visitors and locals who have left.
To cut down on garbage, local "zero wasters" are changing everything from how they shop to what they eat.
Drive, don't walk, to the Minnesota hometowns of Red Wing boots and Sven Clogs.