Stack Friday

Stack Friday

Article & photos by Marci Narum On Black Friday, when the stores are buzzing with shoppers and cash registers are working overtime, the Narum family is far away from any retail store and nowhere close to Wi-Fi. The only buzzing sound comes from chainsaws. A log...
Lefse: A Generational Labor of Love

Lefse: A Generational Labor of Love

By Nicole Thom-Arens  During Christmas 2007, I was six months pregnant with my son Liam and I was deciding just what family traditions I wanted to pass on to my child. My husband and I had just returned from Scotland the previous spring. While there, I discovered the...
Parent Cafés: Conversations to Keep Families Strong

Parent Cafés: Conversations to Keep Families Strong

Submitted article and photos by Missi Baranko, Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota Great conversations, a delicious meal — and free childcare. Impossible, right? It’s not. It’s what Parent Cafés are all about.     In 2019, Healthy Families of North Dakota (a...
Five Must-Know “Lady Bits” Cancer Tidbits

Five Must-Know “Lady Bits” Cancer Tidbits

By Rhonda Schafer-McLean Once again, October is upon us and we are charged to “Fight Like a Girl” and unite as “Warriors in Pink” against this thing we HATE: cancer. While cancers that plague our gender are not limited to only one month per year, we reserve this month...