FARGO – Kelly Polcher didn’t work out regularly before becoming pregnant.
Then her doctor told her that staying active and being in shape would make labor go more smoothly, ease the aches and pains of pregnancy and help her get her body back after her first child is born. Polcher, of West Fargo, is due in May, and hitting the gym with a personal trainer.
An easy way to check your credit worthiness is to regularly review your credit report. Thanks to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, you can get one free credit report every 12 months from each of the three nationwide reporting companies – Equifax, Experian and Trans Union.
While the crocuses bloom near her home in Portland, Ore., heavy snow falls in northern Minnesota, the place Cheryl Strayed considers her homeland.
It’s the place where her longest journey began. Where her mother died, her marriage crumbled, and the idea to hike the Pacific Crest Trail took root, a chapter of her life compellingly told in her best-selling memoir, “Wild.”
BISMARCK – Jessica Haak hadn’t thought about running for office when she first saw information about WE Rise, a women’s lobby day event at the state Capitol. She’d started a new job, but was interested in issues in the Legislature, in learning to talk to legislators, and in meeting women from across the state.
Have you chosen a guardian for your child in the event of your death?
FARGO – The hardest part of saving, whether for retirement or a new car, is often getting started.
Once you make stashing cash automatic, it can be fairly painless.
ST. PAUL - Elizabeth “Lizzie” Bowler was a Civil War woman. While her soldier husband, James Madison Bowler, fought with the Third Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment and 113th U.S. Colored Infantry, she held down the farm in now-defunct Nininger, Minn., near Hastings.
FARGO - Geralin Thomas came out of the womb organized. Too organized, she admits.
Even in the throes of young motherhood, with two children 14 months apart, she was surprisingly organized. She began helping other moms. Then their husbands called her for help.
For Christmas, my 4-year-old daughter picked out a new wallet for my gift.
It’s exactly the kind of wallet a 4-year-old girl would choose: bright pink and covered in swirly hearts. A silver heart pendant hangs from the front clasp.
FARGO – Falling an inch or so below “average” height, I always seem to end up with more pant than leg. Style Snaps, a no-sew “snap and hem solution” seemed like the answer to my shortness.
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