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April Jeppson: Glorious soup season has arrived in Minnesota

It’s finally soup season. I’m not sure if that’s a legitimate time of year, but I feel if ...

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April Jeppson: Parenting is hard work, but well worth it

I want to tell you about my friend Hailey. I first met her when she was 15. She ...

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April Jeppson: Wow, am I prepared to parent a teenager?

My son turned 13 this week. With all of the hubbub I made over my own birthday, I ...

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April Jeppson: It’s time to celebrate with all my favorites

This week has been a whirlwind. I have worked long hours and gotten so much done, but if ...

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April Jeppson: It’s never too late to adjust your lens in life

I have a good life. I get to do a lot of fun things, and I know some ...

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April Jeppson: It’s such a wonderful season of the year

This time of year is my absolute favorite and it has nothing to do with pumpkin spice anything. ...

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Live United: Helping those in need still have dignity, be empowered

Have you heard who Gerry Brooks is? He’s an elementary school principal in Kentucky. He’s become a hero ...

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April Jeppson: Visiting home is like wearing a comfy sweater

I’m sitting in the front porch of my parents house. This is the house I grew up in, ...

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April Jeppson: Family Y executive director will leave a legacy

My boss makes comments about my columns almost weekly. He’ll find a way to include a tidbit from ...

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April Jeppson: Don’t lose friends over a game of telephone

I had a friend approach me the other day. She said someone told her that I said XYZ. ...

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April Jeppson: When in doubt, take the trip with family

My husband takes our children up to Bismarck, ND every year to visit his family. I’m usually in ...

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April Jeppson: It’s time to talk openly about mental health

Mental health has been all over the news in recent years. Between the COVID lockdown and now the ...

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April Jeppson: It’s a great season in life to be a mother

Every Little Thing by April Jeppson I love summer. As a child I used to get a sheet ...

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April Jeppson: Take time to refresh for yourself as needed

I’m writing this week from the comfort of the Coralville, Iowa, Drury Inn. I met some of my ...

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April Jeppson: Wow, the summer break sure is flying by

As I sit here and think "is it really time to write my article?" I realize that the ...

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