For most, it’s no longer a question of whether or not you should wear it or not but that doesn’t mean you don’t have questions about sunscreen. You know you need to wear it when going out in the sun, but how much? What kind is best? And, do you need to reapply it and how often? Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis from Uptown Dermatology
is here to break it all down.
Having a child is, without question, costly. You can spend thousands of dollars on strollers, clothing, and toys. What do you do with it once they’ve outgrown it? Shannon Wilburn, co-owner of Just Between Friends, says de-clutter your house and get some cash in your pocket!
Finally! It’s garage sale season! Our Super Saver, Carrie Rocha (Pocket Your Dollars.com
), has some ways to help you maximize your garage sale trips – and she’s doing it with some high tech garage sale apps combined with some good old fashioned planning.
A survey on Career Builder found that employers will do a little research on job applicants…on Facebook to do a little spying. Sam Richter, best selling author and founder of the Know More Business Improvement Program, says that your reputation and image that you’ve worked so hard to build can be over in an instant.
The tragedy in Boston is flooding your television screens and most likely your kids are asking questions. Images of tragedies like this are scary for kids and you may not be sure how to address it with your kids. Twin Cities Live Parenting Expert, Jenny Hanlon, is here with some advice on how to talk to your kids about these type of situations.
One in seven students in grades kindergarten through twelfth grade gets bullied according to Do Something.org The National Association of the Education of Young Children dedicate a week to early childhood education called week of the young child – and it begins today.
Dr. Harvey Karp, author of The Happiest Baby on The Block, says he can help new parents get the extra sleep they so desperately need. New parents usually feel like the first few nights are just a blur with the lack of sleep. Dr. Karp says that safely swaddling your baby is the answer.
A lot of us might take a skill we learned in grade school for granted. Reading is something we do nearly every day. But kids and adults who struggle with reading don’t just have a reading problem, Learning Rx claims. Their memory and how they process sound could be at the root of the issue. Producer Kelli Hanson shows us how Learning Rx can help.
By the time the house is clean, the laundry is done, the dishes are put away, and the kids are in bed, getting a little amorous with your significant other might be the last thing on your mind! Kristen Brown, author of The Happy Hour Effect, thinks that’s the time that you should be heading to the bedroom. She’s here to tell us why.
Kelly Anderson submitted her idea in the Today’s show search for America’s best party theme and was named one of the best with her “retro pool party” idea. Kelly joins us to show off some spring party ideas.
How do you know when your kids are ready to be left home alone? That is the topic that a lot of homes are discussing right now as parents are figuring out the summer schedule. For some families, deciding whether the kids are ready to go it alone is an important decision. That’s why our parenting expert, Jenny Hanlon, developed a Home Alone Class – to help you decide if your kids are ready.
Kids are getting messages everyday about money and finances through commercials, TV shows, movies, and print ads. Some get it right, but not all say our Super Saver Carrie Rocha. Carrie is here to help us sort through it all and send the right message about money to your kids.
If you, or someone you know, is thinking of heading back to the workforce your resume might need a little sprucing up. Tamryn Hennessy from Rassmussen College is here to help you clean off the cobwebs and help you get that resume in great shape.
Blogger Jasmine Stringer thinks she can help you get through the winter home stretch with some techniques that will help you to conquer the winter blues.
Homework is a constant battle for some kids and keeping up those grades. Tutoring may not always solve the problem. Instead, something called Brain training may be just what they need
Our super saver, Carrie Rocha says the most obvious financial advice like, “save your money”, and “pay off your credit cards” aren’t always the easiest thing to do. The reason for that, she says, is because you don’t trust yourself. Carrie joins us at the family table to explain what she means.
Sometimes going to work is the easy part. The hard part is deciding on what is best for you and what you want to do. Tamryn Hennessy from Rassmussen College
is here to help.
You’ve figured out where to go for the date, you’ve got your outfit all picked out, the flowers are ready, but do you know what your date’s FICO score is? Financial Advisor, Skip Johnson, says that if the “money talk” never comes up, you could be part of someone else’s financial train wreck.
It’s less than a week away and we have some unique ways to show you how to say Happy Valentines Day to people you love that aren’t necessarily your sweetie.
The Keurig Coffee Machines hit the market in the late 90’s and are still going strong. As many as 2.5 million cups are brewed per day. Super Saver Carrie Rocha has ways that you can save on those single serving K-Cups.
Believe it or not – now is the time of year that parents are looking forward to the summer activities for their kids. It’s the time for sign up as registrations begin! Parenting Expert, Jenny Hanlon
, says while now is the time to start planning – don’t over plan. Jenny has some pointers to get you started.
We’ve all experienced it at one time or another – but how do you deal with it? We are talking about bad service at a restaurant. Our advice guru, Carla Barnhill, is here to address that and other issues.
Celebrities name their babies the most unusual names - but we ask, what’s in a name? Author of 100,000+ Baby Names, Bruce Lansky, joins us at the family table to talk everything baby names!
We’ve all seen the commercials and might have even wondered, “Does the product really do what they promise to?” You can count on Emily for the answers as she puts some of them to the test!
Super Saver, Carrie Rocha, is good at saving money year round and finding the good deal. But the rest of us need a little advice! Carrie has her recommendations for what to buy in the next three months that will save you some money.
On January 21st, the Chanhassen Dinner Theaters will play host to our Fuel U event. Twin Cities Live teams up with Savvy.mn Magazine to help give you the fuel you need to succeed in 2013.
One of the newest apps out there is getting the attention of a lot of parents. You take a photo, then text a note and send it off to a friend. Once the friend opens to view the picture, they have only ten seconds before it’s gone – supposedly forever.
Packing for a trip isn’t always the easiest thing to accomplish. Knowing what to bring is one thing but inevitably over packing is a real possibility! Professional Organizer from AAA Travel Store
, Louise Kurzeka, has ways to get organized for your next trip!
Your mom may have been on to something when she fed you chicken noodle soup when you were sick. Studies suggest that it could help your chances of beating that cold and flu bug.
We’ve told you before how our Super Saver, Carrie Rocha, got her family out of almost $60,000 in debt. Now, she is out to help everyone eliminate their own debt with her new book, Pocket Your Dollars: 5 Attitude Changes that Will Help You Pay Down Debt, Avoid Financial Stress, and Keep More of What You Make.