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Minnesota Women’s Press 2024 Youth Resource Guide: Jobs and Activities

Our annual summer guide with at least 80 camps, internships, work opportunities, and scholarships

The Joshua Poems: Coping With a Child’s Suicide

We don’t move on. We live with him inside out. Day in. Day out. At night when we least want to. In public when it surprises us.

A Healing Journey With Lyrics (updated with music festival images)

How do you explain cancer to your young children while fighting the hardest physical battle you have ever faced? 

Recipe: Purple Rain Salad

"Food makes community."

“Let Them Eat Cake” A Tasty Glimpse at How Minnesotans Celebrate

She says cake decorations look more like abstract paintings today than they did in the past, with “smears and watercolor effects.”

Brain Stimulation and Respite: How a memory loss program serves people coping with dementia at home

“It’s beautiful to see how they build that connection and look forward to being with each other.”

Readers Respond: What is your favorite children’s book?

“I never knew a book could make you think and cry so much.”

Commentary: Progress, and Next Steps, in Protecting Homeowners from Faulty HOAs

If a home has mold or a structural problem, there are remedies for the homeowner. But if an HOA structure is not solid, sound, or ethical, there is very little recourse for the homeowner.

Legacy Story: Will Unionization Improve Child Care? (1990)

One of the best-trained, lowest-paid and most female-dominated workforces in the state, child care workers seek ways to increase benefits for themselves and the children they serve.

Legacy Story: When It Comes to Child Care, You Haven’t Come Very Far, Baby (1998)

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What we end up with is a system that is underfunded, has a high staff turnover, and is harmful to kids. 

The Awesome Power of Awe

The more overwhelmed we are, the more we need awe.