Join Sibley House staff on a river walk at 10 a.m. on Aug. 12 to learn about the history of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers and their importance to the fur trade and development of Minnesota as a state.
Learn about Dr. Russell Barkley's theory of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) as a developmental delay resulting in problems in "executive functions." Discover how this impacts those with ADHD and learn a positive new way to view this disorder.
One of the most important school supplies your child has may be a spoon. That's the news from a new survey that gave a "report card" on American children's breakfast habits and how they relate to school performance.
For kids, summer is the time to relax and enjoy themselves. Bikes, basketball, video games and summer camp. . . for the three months of summer vacation, kids use all of these to push the memory of school as far from their minds as possible.
Summer entertainment in the 19th century embraced the pleasures of the outdoors, especially in Minnesota. The Sibley House Historic Site, 1357 Sibley Memorial Highway, Mendota, will recall those days with afternoon teas on the site's grounds on Aug. 12 and 13.