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Articles tagged with 'children'


Kids' birthday party guide, 2017

Published April 23, 2017

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.


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.


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.


Another shooting creates more questions

Published May 1, 2013

Another shock when a 4-year-old boy was shot while playing in front of his home near 40th and Chambers Tuesday night. But what was he doing outside?


Gallas' new book rescues some really good stuff

Published March 3, 2013

Milwaukee writer Louisa Loveridge Gallas' "Rescue the Good Stuff" is the story of Madeleine Kidd, an insightful, spunky 11-year-old who is the only child of a con-man father and a frustrated, disappointed-with-life mother. recently chatted with Gallas about the book and more.


Coming soon: "Pinkalicious: The Musical"

Published Feb. 13, 2013

There is a group of young girls who have fallen in love with another young girl who can't get enough of the color pink in her life. It is, of course, "Pinkalicious," the minor phenomenon you can hardly avoid if you have a young girl in your life. And now you have a chance to see her action. First Stage Children's Theatre presents "Pinkalicious: The Musical" Feb. 22 through March 24.


Do you know where your children are? Try Twitter.

Published Feb. 4, 2012

In between newscasts on weeknights, Fox 6 announces the following: "It's 10 p.m. Do you know where your children are?" Children, especially older teens, tend to move pretty quick. With technology in hand, these teens move even faster.


Just Between Friends is a giant bargain bin for thrifty parents

Published April 14, 2010

It's spring cleaning time and for parents of young children, there's often no greater feeling than bagging up all the clothes and toys the kids have outgrown and ditching them forever. But, as they say, one man's trash is another man's treasure. This is the basic principal behind Just Between Friends.

Omcrecommends032510_storyflow Recommends: March 25, 2010

Published March 25, 2010

Another week, another slew of tips and suggestions from your friends in the editorial office. In this installment, our intrepid staff takes up topics like chocolate, gadgets, free software and a movie for the entire family. Got something you'd like to recommend? Use the Talkback feature.


Is my kid restaurant-friendly?

Published Oct. 10, 2008

As a food writer and parent, my perspective is not so much is a restaurant kid-friendly, but more, "Is my kid restaurant-friendly?" Let's face it. We're all, with kids or without kids, paying the same price for the food and service at any given establishment, so why should it be any different for us if we have our 6-year-old with us?


Kids food at the stadium

Published Sept. 25, 2007

It'd be nice to think that a stadium that has a kids-focused food counter -- and clearly caters to families -- would offer a few decent things for the kiddies.


Kid-friendly food

Published July 19, 2007

Sometimes you just need to make food a little more fun to get the little ones to try it. I am including a few quick and easy kid-fun recipes here to get your small ones eating their vittles.


Where are the dads?

Published June 15, 2007

I'd like to think that by 2007 the myths of mom roles and dad role were just that: old stereotypes that die hard. But is it true?


New SOHA invites families to ecstatic dance

Published May 10, 2005

The Studio of Healthy Alternatives (SOHA) and its sister business, Take My Hand, will host their first Ecstatic Family Dance on Friday, May 13 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in their new building, 2234 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.