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Kimbra Amerman assembles a puzzle with with her children Avery, 5, and Mackenzie, 7, at the family home in Kindred, N.D. (David Samson / The Forum)

The Great Mom Debate: Moms find pluses, minuses for kids in working, staying home

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FARGO - Kimbra Amerman looks at how well-behaved and kind her daughters are, and she knows she made the right decision in staying home with them.


Amerman of Kindred, N.D., was a stay-at-home mom for eight years. Now that her daughters, 5 and 8, are both in school, she works in home-based businesses she owns so she can still arrange her schedule around her children's needs.

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