Marriage & Parenting
Real love isn't just a euphoric, spontaneous feeling. It's a deliberate choice, a plan to love each other.
I’ve been thinking about the kinds of creatures that could give moms a fright this Halloween. I’m not talking about witches and monsters; I’m talking about the truly, deeply... Read more »
Halloween, it seems, is second only to Christmas in the minds of kids — and in the minds of retailers and merchandisers. But for parents, it is a mixed bag. Read more »
What do you think of Halloween? Do you think it’s fun or do you think it’s frightful? Does it seem a little out of control these days? Read more »
The movies sell us romance but true love is nothing like the movies. Marriage is real-life people doing real-life things trying to achieve a happily ever after. Read more »
Less than 2 percent of Utah teens in the state foster care system are able to obtain driver's licenses. Foster teens and the Division of Child and Family Services are asking lawmakers to consider a... Read more »
Recent research studies and experts suggest that teaching your child two languages will enhances his or her brain development. Read more »
Every parent knows that sometimes, especially in those early years, you are battling extreme conditions. For all you parents still in the throes of survival mode, here are nine tips for survival... Read more »
Mommy friends are about the hottest commodity a stay-at-home mom can have, so it’s no wonder we’re always on the lookout for solid fellow mothers to add to our Rolodex of go-to... Read more »
I had finally figured out how to work the "boo" system until my husband intervened. Read more »
Parenting teenagers can be tricky, but Brad Wilcox and Jerrick Robbins offer some valuable insights to help reduce the pitfalls of parent-teen relationships and other situations. Read more »
Through the years, we have thought a great deal about joy. One of the things we have concluded is that the greatest joys of all come in and through and because of families. Read more »
With hundreds of thousands of books published every year, it’s clearly impossible to read them all (especially for a busy mother). Read more »
The Wheatley Institute of Brigham Young University is sponsoring a conference today, titled "Family is Crucial: Views from Law and Social Science." Read more »
Children who feel like they're not the favorite sibling are more likely to abuse substances if they grow up in families low on warmth and interaction, according to a new study from Brigham Young... Read more »
Chris and Sally Mart have adopted 17 children over the years, and most require constant attention Read more »
I believe in keeping our children young as long as we can. There's no need to hurry up the maturity. Read more »
Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs? Read more »
Many of us grew up hearing warnings about overpopulation — the crowding, the depleting of resources, the pollution and the inability of the earth to sustain so many people. But things change. Read more »
Unrated DVDs and Blu-rays have become a popular part of the home video market. Parents should be aware of the content and definitions of unrated DVDs so they can make better movie viewing decisions... Read more »
As a mother, I find myself in charge of corralling the troops for our weekly night together and I have learned a lot along the way about what family home evening should and shouldn’t be. Read more »
Author, educator and child-care professional Janet Lansbury will speak Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. at Saint Sophia School, 5341 S. Highland Drive. Read more »
They say, “Everyone's a critic.” If that is the case, there are a lot of critics in the world. And if each of those critics were to pronounce their opinion two to three times a day,... Read more »
Suicide, substance abuse, bullying and Internet safety are being addressed in seven parent seminars scheduled in the Davis School District. Read more »
Holiday creep, it seems, is here to stay, and it's spookier than it used to be. Read more »
After years of relying on others to carry me to the finish line of the St. George Marathon, this year, I decided to run my own race. By sticking to my plan and staying on pace, I was able to better... Read more »
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