Marriage & Parenting
How do you continue to have control over your teenager while still maintaining a positive relationship?
It's the conversation that many families put off. And then put off some more. Read more »
Allies With Families a lifeline for families with children with mental illness, behavioral disorders
Allies with Families, a Utah nonprofit organization, offers support and resources to parents and their children with emotional, behavioral and mental health needs. A community-based program,... Read more »
Bilingual parents: Talking to your child in your native language makes it easier for them to learn English
Studies have found that parents who aren't native speakers of the majority language in their community should still talk to their child in whatever language they know best. Read more »
Many hands make light work and that can be said about much of our lives especially when good friends show up to unload an ABF truck on a hot day in Gilbert, Arizona. Read more »
Most Americans react negatively to the idea of an arranged marriage. The thought creates a mental picture of a young couple forced to wed by controlling families. But much of the world sees it... Read more »
Parents need to be careful with their children these days—not for the safety of the children, but for the well-being of the parent. More parents are facing arrests and court battles for... Read more »
For the times when the pressures of the world become a little too heavy to shoulder. Whether it’s 7 years from now, or 17, or 70 — whenever you need a reminder, here it is. Read more »
Kozo Hattori tells the Good Men Project that he's committing his life to a social experiment: He's going to raise boys to be, first and foremost, compassionate. Read more »
Did you know that children need a minimum of eight touches during a day to feel connected to a parent? Read more »
For some American children, the struggles of adolescence are more serious than high school drama and hormones. Depression poses a serious health risk for a growing number of teens and should be... Read more »
The University Hospital AirMed fleet has six helicopters, one of which can now transports high-risk pregnant patients and prenatal babies. Sandie Boardman broke in the new helicopter in November... Read more »
Different things will work for different families, but here are some hard-won tips that work for my family that might help make your road trips less stressful and more joyful. Read more »
New federal guidelines on job discrimination against pregnant workers could have a big impact on the workplace and in the courtroom. Read more »
Kitchens in traditional and vintage homes often are dressed in conservative garb: neutral hues, stainless steel, white-on-white or beige-on-beige. Read more »
The Oxford Dictionary chooses a “word of the year” each year— This is the word that, by its common and popular use, best defines where our culture is going. The word of the year... Read more »
What had become of me that I needed to scream at two precious little people who I loved more than life? Read more »
Family travel falls into three distinct phases. First, there's the exhausting period of travel with crying babies who need diapers, bottles, strollers, car seats and naps. Then come the golden... Read more »
Small is big. Change does not have to be disruptive in volume or degree to be important. Even the action of thought to do better is beyond and far above the cold and dead zero. Pulling the plug on... Read more »
A mother is asked to leave a New York store for breastfeeding in public. She comes back the next day with 15 nursing moms.
Proponents of public breastfeeding are taking action to protect their rights to feed their children, protesting against businesses that ask women to cover up or leave. Read more »
Actor Liev Schreiber has made it a priority to spend time with his two sons with longtime partner Naomi Watts — 6-year-old Sasha and 5-year-old Samuel. He set aside plans to direct again... Read more »
Standing in line at the grocery store (24 check-out stands, but only one cashier? Really?), two teenagers in shorts and tank tops were bemoaning the dark, threatening clouds that were billowing... Read more »
What I find most satisfying in this approach is that it teaches communication skills to both parent and child. It is an honest, peaceful approach that adapts well to all ages and puts the child in... Read more »
A new health department report shows that babies born to Pacific Islander and African-American mothers in Utah are more likely to die than others. Read more »
Finding happiness in marriage does not have to be elusive. Using these five rules, you can increase the happiness in your marriage and make it one of the best parts of your life. Read more »
One writer makes the case that technology creates more time for parenting and should be less cause for concern than critics claim. Read more »
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