Advice

LearningRx & Solving Family Stress  

We’ve shared with you the amazing things that are happening at LearningRx Centers across the Twin Cities. They’re not tutoring, instead they’re training the brain. And in return, students and even adults in the program strengthen memory, gain longer attention span and can put together thoughts much faster.

When Buying a Home, Don't Let These Be Dealbreakers  

When home-shopping, problems like cracks in the foundation and water stains might feel like dealbreakers. But Julie and Daniel Desrochers from Derochers Realty Group and Coldwell Banker Burnet share advice on how to handle those issues, especially if you love that home despite its problems.

Healthy and Happy Relationships  

If your goal this Valentine's Day is to light the spark in your love life you can start by simply improving the way you greet your sweetie. Life and business strategist, Jasna Burza has tips on creating a healthy and happy relationship.

Who Gets What If You Split Without Marrying?  

Our friends Jodi and Shannon from Terzich and Ort usually stop by to talk about how to deal with divorce. But what happens when you split up but aren't actually married in the first place? 

Ask the Vet  

We asked TCL Facebook fans to ask Doctor Erin Bequette from the Animal Emegency and Referral Center questions about their four-legged friends. Watch to get her advice!

How To Live a Happier Life  

Elizabeth and Steve chat with authors Tom Glaser and Chuck Bolton and life and leadership coach Barb Churchill to get their advice on how to live a happier life!
 

What You Should and Shouldn't Compromise On When Buying a Home  

Julie and Daniel Desrochers from Desrochers Realty Group and Coldwell Banker Burnet stopped by with an update on the home they purchased to tear down and rebuild. They also shared their advice on what you should and shouldn't compromise on when buying a home.

Style Ideas from ABC's Winter Premieres   Back To Top

Hot ABC shows like "Scandal" and "Once Upon a Time" are great sources of inspiration when it comes to style! Roshini Rajkumar from Roshini Performance Group shares her advice on what to take from the TV hits!

Keeping Your Family Moving Forward in 2017   Back To Top

Erika Katz is a parenting expert and author who stopped by to share ways she's planning on keeping her family moving forward in 2017. Including helping her kids with their confidence by using Invisalign instead of traditional braces.

Divorce and Joint Ownership   Back To Top

Tarek and Christina El Moussa are married and host the popular home improvement show "Flip or Flop". But they recently decided to get divorced. Most of us aren't hosting a TV show with their spouse but they could share a business or property outside of the home. Jodi and Shannon from Terzich and Ort stopped by to talk about these issues.

Former Viking Ben Leber’s Healthy Routine   Back To Top

Ben Leber was a NFL linebacker for nearly 10 years, spending five seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. He says keeping a balanced and healthy life is important to him and it’s why he joined us as we wrapped up Twin Cities Live’s “Unleash Your Awesome” week. He showed us simple things we can do to make 2017 the best year yet.

Good, Better, Best: For Your Teeth   Back To Top

When you’re in the toothpaste aisle, staring at the many options in front of you, do you have a go-to brand or do you buy the cheapest?

Unleash Your Awesome: How to Make a 2017 Vision Board   Back To Top

We spend a lot of time making goals... and 364 days trying to keep them. Our "Unleash Your Awesome" series continues and today we're focusing on  attracting what you want more of in your life by creating a 2017 vision board. Author, speaker and lifestyle expert, Jasmine Brett Stringer explains how.

"Unleash Your Awesome" With Jerrid Sebesta   Back To Top

We have started a new series called "Unleash Your Awesome" to help take action on the goals you'd like to accomplish. Former local TV meteorologist, Jerrid Sebesta made the decision to quit his job and change career paths. He now is a Business Developer for Taatjes Financial Group in Willmar. He gave some unconventional advice on creating success for the new year!

What’s Draining You?   Back To Top

If the kids getting back to school means your routine is back to normal, you may feel like you’ve got it all together. But if you're still feeling drained or like you're running on empty, it could mean you need to get rid of what's zapping your energy. Leadership and Life Coach Barb Churchill stopped by to teach us do just that.

Selling Your Home in 2017   Back To Top

There are both high-tech and low-tech ways to sell your home in 2017. Julie and Daniel Desrochers from Desrochers Realty Group share their advice on what works and what doesn't.

Holiday Tablescape Ideas   Back To Top

Grab some file folders while you decorate your tablescapes for holiday entertaining. Elizabeth's mom, interior designer Susie Ries, shares ideas on how to save time, money and stress! 

Holiday Gift Giving and Etiquette   Back To Top

Even though everyone's texting and Facebooking these days, a nice pen set still makes a great gift. Executive coach and presence engineer Roshini Rajkumar shares a few of her favorite gifts and gives advice on holiday etiquette.

Divorce in January   Back To Top

If you are considering divorce, the first of the year is a good time to start the process. Jodi Terzich and Shannon Ort from Terzich and Ort stopped by to explain all of the advantages. 

Hardware Store Stocking Stuffers   Back To Top

TCL embraces all that is Food, Fashion and Fun and so does one store in your neighborhood...your local hardware store! Mike Frattallone from Frattallone's Ace Hardware shares gift ideas you can get in one spot!

Gotta Have It Christmas Gifts   Back To Top

If you haven't checked off your Christmas list, especially if you've got to gifts to ship, this is the week to get it done.
In fact, if you want those gifts to arrive before Christmas Day, December 15th is the cutoff date for many online orders.
It's why in this Gotta Have It, TCL’s Kelli Hanson went in search of last minute gifts and stocking stuffers and she brought you a deal for each.

Gifts for Travelers   Back To Top

Never search for an outlet at the airport to charge your phone again. Linda Snyder from the AAA Minneapolis Travel Store has gift ideas for travelers.

Transform Your Life With Empower Jars   Back To Top

This time of year especially we tend to be in a constant state of rush. If you're looking for ways to be more present and slow down, you might be surprised to hear that a simple mason jar can transform your life! Life and business strategist Jasna Burza has great tips on how you can start 2017 with success! 

Gifts for Moms   Back To Top

All week we’ve been showing you unique gift ideas for everyone on your list. We continue our TCL Holiday Gift Guide with gifts for mom. Katie Blozis from Bump Club and Beyond stopped by with gifts moms should be snagging for the kids and better yet, for themselves.

Taking Selfies   Back To Top

A 2015 survey of 16 to 25 year old women, the beauty website, Feel Unique, found that on average, they take seven selfies before they’ll post just one of them.  These selfie sessions can take as long as 16 minutes!  Health and Wellness expert, Grace Gold shares her advice for cutting that time down!

Holidays & Divorce Back To Top

The holidays are stressful enough, but dealing with divorce and child custody during this time can put you over the edge.  Legal experts Shannon Ort and Jodi Terzich from Terzich & Ort says a little planning goes a long way to avoid arguments and keep the stress levels down.

Top Secrets in the Kitchen   Back To Top

Cookbook author and Betty Crocker recipe developer Mary Jane Miller shares her secrets every cook should know.

Baby Gearapalooza   Back To Top

Over the years, baby gear keeps changing.  Back in the day, car seats were much different than the safe ones required today.  Jamie Grayson, the Baby Gear Expert, shows us the newest items for new parents.

Real Estate Report: Home Re-Do   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live has shown you a lot of ways to improve your home.  Landscaping, room make-overs, advice from an interior designer, to name a few.  Sometimes things are so bad that the only thing you can do is start over!  We are following Julie and Daniel Desrochers from Desrochers Realty Group and Coldwell Banker as they completely tear down and rebuild their new home in Edina.

Enamel Destroying Drinks   Back To Top

You know that your dentist recommends you brush your teeth twice a day, every day right? Dr. Scott Shamblott of Shamblott Family Dentistry says if you drink a soda or a sports drink don't go running to the sink with toothbrush in hand.
Don't brush your teeth? He says instead swish your mouth out with water and wait an hour to brush. Dr. Shamblott did an at-home test to see which acidic drinks wreaked havoc on our teeth and the results were incredible.