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Eight- and nine-year-old football players practice. Youths who began playing tackle football before the age of 12 had more behavioral and cognitive problems later in life than those who started playing after they turned 12, according to a study released by Boston University researchers on Sept. 19, 2017. (Tamir Kalifa/The New York Times)
Study shows playing football before age 12 can lead to mood and behavior issues
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September 15, 2017
Lily, 10
Mentor Duluth
September 15, 2017 - 12:27pm
Natalie Jane Simpson, 3
Grandma's Brag Book
September 15, 2017 - 12:24pm
September 13, 2017
Children's book author Sandra Boynton takes tea with some of her whimsical characters. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of Boynton's first book, "Hippos Go Berserk!" Photo for The Washington Post by Jesse Dittmar
Hippos, birdies, T. rexes, pigs: How Sandra Boynton built an empire and won your child's heart
September 13, 2017 - 7:07pm
September 8, 2017
Natalie Jane Simpson, 3
September 8, 2017 - 1:05pm
Destiny, 11
Mentor Duluth
September 8, 2017 - 12:08pm
September 6, 2017
Sports image from WikiMedia Commons
Youth sports study: Declining participation, rising costs and unqualified coaches
September 6, 2017 - 8:07pm
September 5, 2017
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Parenting pro tips from a sort-of expert
September 5, 2017 - 9:43am
August 30, 2017
An age-old quandary: How to talk about sex with your kids
August 30, 2017 - 4:14pm
Chris and Malik, Mentor Duluth match
Mentor Duluth
August 30, 2017 - 10:52am
Jonathan Swanstrom, 15 months
Grandma's Brag Book
August 30, 2017 - 10:48am
August 25, 2017
Azrionna, 13
Mentor Duluth
August 25, 2017 - 10:46am
Bridget Braaten, 4, enjoys splashing in puddles. Parents are Ryan and Donnalee Braaten of Hermantown. Grandparents are Jim and Helen Laurie or Paradise, Newfoundland, Canada, and John and Linda Braaten of International Falls. Great-grandma or "Baba" is Mary Braaten of International Falls.
Grandma's Brag Book
August 25, 2017 - 10:43am
August 18, 2017
Mikayla and Malia
Mentor Duluth match
August 18, 2017 - 11:22am
“Why won’t my brother smile?” Brooklyn Denham, 3, glares impatiently at her brother, Chase Anderson, 7, as they pose for a photo. Brooklyn is the daughter of Alyssa Bryant and Billy Denham of Superior. Chase is the son of Bryant and Isaac Anderson of Superior. Grandparents are Lori and Dean Thrun of Proctor, Carla and Tom Denham of Superior and Janet and Brian Anderson of Superior.
Grandma's Brag Book
August 18, 2017 - 11:10am