Advice

Screen Time Advice from PrairieCare  

Dr. Anastasia Ristau from PrairieCare stopped by the TCL studio to share the effects of screen time and methods to create healthy habits in your home.

How to Break the Habit of Procrastination  

If you find yourself putting off an important task then you're not alone. Tomorrow becomes next week, next week turns into next month and so on. Life Coach Barbara Churchill stopped by to help you break the procrastination habit.
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Starting Tough Conversations  

Life is full of awkward conversations. Success Coach Roshini Rajkumar believes it is best to face them head on. She stopped by the TCL studio to share some advice on how to start those interactions. 

How To Prioritize Your Summer To-Do List  

The summer is going by quickly and there may be a couple of goals, events or trips that you would like to accomplish before the season changes. Best-selling author, Kristen Brown stopped by with some helpful steps and advice on how to do so. 

Various Ways to Save Cash  

It's suggested that you have six months of income in an emergency fund. Many Americans don't. If that amount seems daunting, Bill Wagner from Hiway Federal Credit Union breaks it down into more achievable goals. Plus, watch to see the difference between the various types of savings accounts.

Patric Richardson - The Laundry Evangelist  

Patric Richardson, "The Laundry Evangelist" discovered a passion for a simple task that everyone else deems as a chore. He's helped people around the nation change the way they do laundry and even help them learn to enjoy it.     

How Child Support is Calculated  

TMZ is reporting that Britney Spears's ex Kevin Federline doesn't think $20,000 a month is good enough for child support for their two kids. Jodi and Shannon from Terzich and Ort stop by to explain how it works in Minnesota.

Dad’s Day Experiences   Back To Top

Doing something special for dad is always nice, but sometimes coming up with a unique gift for Father’s Day can be tricky. We’re hooking you up experiences, not just gift ideas. These are some fun things you and dad can do together. Adventurous reporter Emily Engberg came up with the list and says all of them are different. All of them are perfect depending on the type of dad in your life. 

First Aid on the Campground   Back To Top

Dr. Archelle Georgiou does a round of “take this, not that” with camping first aid!

Camping Gear Must-Haves   Back To Top

Host Elizabeth Ries stopped by Ryan Cunningham’s house in Maple Grove to chat about his recommended camping gear.

Camping 101   Back To Top

Camping is a lot of fun, but forgetting some key items can be a big bummer. So we enlisted camping lover Amy Frischmon to help with some pointers.

Summertime Reads   Back To Top

It’s summertime, which means road trips, laying out at the pool and hanging out with the family. Kristen Brown stopped by the TCL studio to chat about some of her favorite reads for those relaxing moments this season.

Bathroom Advice with Matt Muenster   Back To Top

Former HG-TV and DIY Network "Bath Crashers" host Matt Muenster stopped by the studio to chat about the latest trends in the bath renovation world.  

Gratitude Journals   Back To Top

Roshini Rajkumar stopped by to talk about "gratitude journals" and how recording your gratitude can help you feel even better about your life, family and friends!

Ways to Learn Online for Free   Back To Top

Whether you need more skills to advance your career, skills to supplement your business or a new vocation after years of staying at home, you can’t go wrong with these courses. Life and Business Coach Jasna Burza stopped by to explain how it all works.

Gifts, Marital Property and Divorce   Back To Top

Frances Bean Cobain's now ex-husband says she gave him her father Kurt Cobain's iconic guitar from the "Unplugged" album as a gift. She says he shouldn't get to keep it in the divorce, but he did. Why? Jodi and Shannon from Terzich and Ort stopped by to explain how it works in Minnesota.

Super Saver: Kid’s Clothes   Back To Top

When you were getting the kids ready this morning, did you come across some winter clothes? Now is the time to do the old closet switcharoo and go shopping!  But they grow so fast you say! You don’t want to spend any more money on their clothes!  Our Super Saver, Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson, stopped by with sales you've got to check out this week.

Contraception Misconceptions   Back To Top

There's a lot of misinformation about birth control. Whitney Worley from Entira Family Clinics stopped by to clear up the confusion.

Mother's Day Gifts   Back To Top

If you're tired of getting mom the same old bouquet every year, or maybe she's hinted toward something else, Katie Blozis from Bump Club and Beyond has you covered.  Katie stopped by our studio with 6 gifts mom would love.

Make Springtime YOU time   Back To Top

Spring is usually about To Do lists – getting things done. You may think you’re already behind and that’s where added stress comes into the picture. Life Coach, Barbara Churchill provided tips about how you can start making yourself a priority.

Mother's Day Celebration Tips   Back To Top

Mother's Day is just around the corner! It's time to start thinking about how you plan to party with the mom in your life. 

Don't Overpay for Airfare   Back To Top

Don't pay too much when booking your next flight out of town. Jared Kamrowski is the Thrifty Traveler and stopped by with a guide on how to score the best deals on airfare.

Morning and Evening Routines to Motivate   Back To Top

Success coach and media personality Roshini Rajkumar has simple ways to get your “wow” back! She stopped by to share some of her favorite things to do to start her day and to wrap it up at night. It can be as easy as lighting a candle!

Summer Bucket List Goals   Back To Top

Pool days, BBQ’s, cabin trips... it's hard to imagine summer when it still feels like its January outside. Best-selling author, Kristen Brown says it’s time to start thinking about your summer bucket list right now. She stopped by with four goals and how to tackle them this summer.

Super Saver: Tax Day Deals   Back To Top

April in Minnesota means snow showers. All over the country, however, it means Tax Day is near.  That means businesses want to give us all a break, especially if we're paying in.  Our Super Saver, TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson stopped by, with tax season freebies and discounts.

As Seen On TV   Back To Top

Spring means a lot of spring cleaning for many folks. It also means a long list of products that suggest they can help you with clean up on your floors, in the kitchen and maybe even with cleaning up the way your makeup looks. Emily Engberg tests some of those products. 

Using Your Home to Access Cash   Back To Top

Dean Warzala, Vice President for Mortgage Lending at Hiway Federal Credit Union, stops by with options for homeowners when it comes to borrowing money from your house.

Uncontested Divorces   Back To Top

Donald Trump Jr. is in the news because of an "uncontested divorce" from his wife Vanessa. Jodi and Shannon from Terzich and Ort stop by to explain what that is, and what the upsides and issues might be. 

How New Tax Laws Affect You With H&R Block   Back To Top

Even if you haven’t seen any changes to your paycheck, the new tax laws could affect you. Heather Fuller from H&R Block helped us separate myth from fact when it comes to the new tax laws.

Spring Baby Gear   Back To Top

Spring is near my friends and that means out with the old, in with the new!  The same rings true for products. Now is the time when we start seeing the latest and greatest hit store shelves, even in the baby world. Katie Blozis from Bump Club and Beyond Twin Cities stopped by with new spring Baby Gear.