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Making strides in reducing infant mortality and premature births

Published May 15, 2015

Nearly 30 years ago, Raina Johnson was born three months premature. Since 1985, times have drastically changed in the medical profession, and we've seen tremendous advances in medical technology and neonatal care. But despite the gains that we've made on reducing the infant mortality rate in Milwaukee, there is still work to do.

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Sydney b. opens in Shorewood

Published May 6, 2015

Sydney b., a boutique for children, opened in Shorewood today. The shop, 4529 N. Oakland Ave., offers unique clothing, shoes, accessories and educational toys for kids ages 0 to 12 years old.

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How did the once-struggling Betty Brinn Museum clear 20 years?

Published April 12, 2015

Two decades ago, the Betty Brinn Museum was in financial danger. Today the children's museum is thriving and welcomes 200,000 visitors every year. It wasn't an easy road, but one that executive director Fern Shupeck was determined to walk.

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EBT cards not a solution for WI Shares program flaws

Published April 2, 2015

Electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards are not a solution to the most glaring flaws in the WI Shares program. A program whose neglectful funding has left our most vulnerable children stuck in a second class system of child care, with the highest quality providers working not towards a five-star YoungStar rating, but instead towards the day when they can leave the program altogether by serving 100 percent wealthier, private pay families.

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Kids' birthday party guide, 2015

Published Jan. 25, 2015

Whether your kid is more bouncy or more craft-oriented, there's a Brew City birthday party that can accommodate his / her wishes - and hopefully your budget.

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Velvet

It must be so interesting to be a two year old. The attention, the fits, the curiosity and the love.  This weekend we took care of Velvet (my husband's cousin's daughter). She is a blonde cutie pie. We lovingly nicknamed her "Velveta Cheese."  However, she is in the te...

The Apartment

It seems like yesterday we moved in the apartment surrounded by weeping willow trees. Only it wasn't yesterday but seven years ago. Years of memories and boxes of the past compacted and sealed shut. As I put away our things, a flashback will zing my head like a ice cream headache.The wedding ...

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