Marriage & Parenting
As a family, we brainstormed a list of things that would be good to do each day. Here's what we came up with.
Americans as a whole live well, and leaving the USA can make us appreciative, especially when we render service to others. Read more »
When we have a little extra disposable income, what should we spend it on? Everyone’s circumstances are different and unique, but it might do all of us some good to try to think a little... Read more »
When we make deliberate choices with our resources, we create, either consciously or subconsciously, a family culture. We communicate to our children that certain things are important while others... Read more »
Parental investment in children makes a big difference in how well those kids will do in college. And dad's involvement brings unique benefits to the mix, according to family expert Brad Wilcox of... Read more »
For my son's sixth birthday party, he asked if he could take his friends on our favorite hike. Not wanting to plan a traditional birthday party, this seemed like a great idea — and it was. Read more »
When I was a kid, I always wanted to be a twin. By the time I was old enough to figure it out, it was too late. My mother agreed. Now, I've realized there are 7 million Google results for "Joe... Read more »
Money issues are the top predictor of divorce. Here are some of the main money issues that can hurt your marriage and what you can do to solve them. Read more »
Author and Time Out for Women presenter Emily Watts offers five tips to mothers to help them avoid becoming overwhelmed. Read more »
Two recent studies find that watching too much TV negatively affects toddlers' behavior. Read more »
Eight years after I got married, I still wonder if I should have changed my name. Read more »
The Avery family was tested in ways most cannot fathom. On a spring afternoon like any other, Dirk, Naomi and their five children — members of the Hartwood Ward in the Fredericksburg Stake... Read more »
When New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy was criticized on talk radio for spending three days with his family after the birth of his son, teammates, coaches and opponents leapt to his defense. Read more »
Marriage is about more than love, so should I just marry this guy? Help! Read more »
In all our efforts to glean ideas from other mothers, there’s the potential to lose touch with our own intuition. Read more »
The beauty of womanhood is in the faces of 8-year-olds to 80-year-olds. Nothing is more rare and lovely than mothers and daughters, loving, supporting each other, bound with all the mothers who... Read more »
Sometimes it's hard to embrace God's will and trust his answers, especially when his answers just bring up more questions. But faith is not for wimps. Read more »
A few days ago, I had lunch with a buddy at a local restaurant. The food was fine, sure, but this is a friend who makes the menu irrelevant. Read more »
"Controlled choice” allows parents to rank their preferences from a list of schools, and kids are then assigned by the district based on parent preference and on targeted ratios for mixing... Read more »
What should you do after dinner tonight? Watch a movie with the family. Here are five great picks that are streaming on Netflix. Read more »
Just like grandchildren, there will be an end to our moments. Be still. Breathe deep and look around you. Spring is the very best time to practice. Read more »
Social media has a lot to offer, but we shouldn't let something good distract us from what is truly great -- our kids. Read more »
As we spoke to Buddhists, Muslims and Christians, we were reminded of how great it is that parents, when thinking about their love, their hopes and their fears for their children, become united in... Read more »
High culture has the power to humanize and enrich our lives. As much as our society might think that everything is awesome and we should just let it go, we don’t know when we will need to... Read more »
A new study from Pew Research Center says more women are choosing to be stay-at-home moms. They are still a minority, compared to working moms, but the number has been growing. Read more »
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone. He was ecstatic when he said the first words, “Mr. Watson, come here; I want to see you.” Watson came immediately. But Bell would wonder... Read more »
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