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13-year-old keeps dad alive after he was injured by falling boulder

Crushed by a boulder, a Utah dad is lucky to be alive after a wild week in the wilderness with his son.

Parents rejoice after children bring home honest PTA school fundraiser form

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A PTA form went viral for its realistic take on how overwhelming parents' lives are. Read more »

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Motherhood Matters: 4 tips for finding balance as school starts

Here are a few of my ideas for managing and balancing the busy routines of everyday life. Read more »

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13-year-old keeps dad alive after he was injured by falling boulder

Crushed by a boulder, a Utah dad is lucky to be alive after a wild week in the wilderness with his son. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

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Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected, though still below what many... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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Intuition: The sweet spot between helicopter and free-range parenting

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Could a new type of parenting — "Intuitive Parenting" — be the answer for a balance experts want parents to find between the two intense sides of helicopter parenting and free-range... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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The most popular pregnancy apps and what they do

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This father's experience with phone apps during his wife's pregnancy shows the true place of apps in our lives. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Motherhood Matters: My best friend, laundry

There are plenty of unappealing responsibilities associated with raising children. If we are going to do these things anyway, why not give them more exciting, appealing descriptions? Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Should you trade your independence for interdependence?

When we ask the question of whether you should trade your independence for interdependence, most people say "No!" Their first instinct is that they don’t want to trade their independence for... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Erin Stewart: The bittersweet of back to school

As kids of all ages head back to school, moms are left facing the question: Who am I once my babies are gone? Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Motherhood Matters: Unrushed moments

It’s amazing how everything works out even when I give Kayden the time he needs. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Parents using infertility treatment to determine sex of their child

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Using IVF and other procedures typically used to help those with infertility issues, parents are choosing to pay big bucks for the ability to decide the sex of their babies. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Teens are shopping more like their recession-scarred parents

Gone are the spending sprees. Teens are shopping like their parents during the back-to-school season, and that's putting a lot of pressure on retailers to change the way they market to them. More... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Review: 'Blissful and Domestic' blogger who learned the hard way shares tips for 'Living a Beautiful Life on Less'

Self-proclaimed budgeting diva Danielle Wagasky offers tips and experiences to help make ends meet and stretch each dollar in “Living a Beautiful Life on Less.” Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Why reading to young children matters

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New research highlights how reading to young children benefits their growing brains. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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How to keep your child from becoming a bully

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A new Child Trends report identifies factors in early childhood that may be linked to later bullying. And it offers suggestions on buffers that may head off child-to-child aggression. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Think your child's extracurricular activity is expensive? Try raising a ballerina

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A new analysis by FiveThirtyEight found that raising a ballerina costs approximately $100,000. It's a crazy sum for almost any family, but especially so for kids from low-income families. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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Why some moms go back to work 2 weeks after giving birth

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While headlines nationwide trumpet companies that are expanding maternity and paternity leave, about a fourth of new mothers are back at work within two weeks, report says. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Motherhood Matters: The power of pause

It’s not in my personality to be silent and still. But I want to have those moments because I have found that these moments are where the magic of motherhood lies. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: Family vacations inspire fodder for posterity

Kids make vacations hard, but, in the end, it's worth it. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Make-Ahead Muffins are a delectable staple or snack

Bite-sized freezer muffins are a great staple for breakfast, lunch or an after-school snack. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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What's my secret to a delicious sack lunch? Self-service

Offering your children a selection of healthy choices for lunch allows them to build a quick and delicious lunch that they will eat. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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8 mealtime tips for back-to-school season

Here are some things I’ve found that help with planning for family meals now that we're transitioning back to a school schedule. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Gotta love summer in Utah

The whole world seems to know about our ski slopes and our matchless snow. But far fewer know how glorious those same slopes are in the summertime and what wonderful things go on there. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Brooke Romney: 16 things I want my boys to know before the first day of school

I wanted to share a few things with you before the big day that I hope you will remember. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Motherhood Matters: If all else fails, just give up

Did I really just type that title? Aren’t we supposed to keep trying and never give up? Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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