Posts Tagged ‘kids’

Bring the kiddies to get down on it this weekend


(Use video as musical intro to this post. Come on. It will be fun.)

What’s more fun than watching your kid shake it? Watching a bunch of kids shake it. That’s right, there’s a dance party for tots at the Windom Community Center Gym on Saturday. There’s a live DJ, so parents can get in some dance action too if they really want. If you’ve got kids, you probably can’t go to a night club on Saturday night so this is pretty much the next best thing. If you don’t have kids, then just enjoy this classic tune from Earth Wind & Fire.

Smoking in cars with kids bill faces first test

Today’s Pioneer Press¬†included an editorialsupporting the “smoking in cars with kids” bill, which has its first hearing in the Senate today.¬† State lawmakers have some serious budget decisions on their plates, but they should always have time to debate a bill that protects kids health, adds no costs or burdens to state or local government, and may actually reduce state health care costs, if it encourages more people to not to smoke around their kids.

Good news about Minnesota kids and smoking

They are smoking less, according to this Fox 9 story on a recent Minnesota Department of Health report. Still, about 85,000 high school and middle school kids light up.

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