Marriage & Parenting
Of women from households making less than $50,000, 77 percent no longer identify with the middle class
Even the most novice chess player recognizes the most powerful piece in the game — the elegant, versatile queen. She moves powerfully across the board, influencing the moves of every other... Read more »
In the two decades I have researched at the intersection of gender and security, I have come to realize that the love of mothers for their children is what keeps the whole world revolving. Read more »
Every year, 57 million women worldwide give birth without the help of trained health workers, circumstances in which risk of infection is extremely high and many mothers and babies die. A number of... Read more »
Flowers and jewelry are great, but what moms say they really crave is time off from laundry and cooking, shared activities, meaningful conversations and a chance to get to know each other differently. Read more »
Child abuse public service announcements use lenticular technology to show children a way to get help. Read more »
No mothers are perfect, but taken collectively they are a lot closer to perfection than any other grouping of human beings. And they are the most indispensible group of all. Read more »
Find it hard to discern between dinnertime and real time? Many people across the globe are choosing to unplug and have real life experiences instead. Read more »
In honor of Mother's Day on May 12, a non-denominational video highlighting the important role mothers play is being shared on family- and faith-based websites, including LDS.org. Read more »
The annual Mother's Day reckoning that places mom's value in terms of real-world wages says her value has dropped for the third time, but it's still higher than most moms think, according to... Read more »
For a solid year, I was just seconds away from the deepest feelings of despair, teary sadness, anger at the cruelty of this unfairness, inadequacy as a woman, shame that apparently something was... Read more »
Lia Collings shares a realization about motherhood and its purpose from a painting titled "Teach These Souls to Fly" in this essay published in "Choosing Motherhood." Read more »
Motherhood provides a compelling parallel to the Atonement. The Savior relied on the similarities to explain the necessity of re-birth to salvation, and comparing the two provides enlightening... Read more »
A recent study from Pediatrics suggests that parents who suck on their child's pacifier in order to clean it may reduce the risk of allergies. Read more »
Drawing significant information from a wide variety of scholars and researchers, the LDS Church pays "Homage to the Home" in a new commentary published Monday on the church's Newsroom website. Read more »
Stay-at-home moms are embracing what Los Angeles Times columnist Alexandra Le Tellier calls a "foodie" culture as part of a solution to social ills. Can "femivores" feed their families well and... Read more »
Financial responsibility starts at home — and kids are watching mama closely. Read more »
This is not just for Mother's Day; it is for every day. It is for those who are in pain. It is for those who are healed. This is for you. Read more »
For the days when we think everyone else has it altogether. For the days we're sure anyone else would do this job better. Read more »
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer doubled paid maternity leave to 16 weeks and said dads will get eight weeks of paternity leave, as well. That puts Yahoo in line with Google and Facebook policies. And it... Read more »
Parents value libraries as a safe place for children, a source of education and entertainment, a tech hub and a way to instill a love of reading, according to a new survey by the Pew Research... Read more »
Real, deep love reaches levels in families that it can reach in no other way and in no other setting. Read more »
We give thanks every day for our opportunity to travel throughout the world speaking to groups about parenting and families. Read more »
Two years ago Monday, the eyes of London and the rest of the world were fixed on Duchess Kate and Prince William and their extensive royal wedding. Two years later, Kate Middleton has added to her... Read more »
Children's speech and hearing problems can be best addressed if caught early. May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, a good time to get children checked if parents suspect a problem. Read more »
A mother and daughter who were severely injured during the Boston Marathon bombings discuss their hope and gratitude for the lives they still have. Read more »
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Homemade meals can provide greater control over ingredients — an important consideration given that one-third of U.S. children are obese or at risk of obesity. But the question inevitably... Read more »
Texas photographer Jaime C. Moore celebrated her 5-year-old daughter’s birthday by commemorating five women whose sacrifices and dedication made women’s lifestyles possible today. Read more »
In an attempt to possibly debunk the “exaggerated” claims that childbirth is “the worst kind of pain there is,” two YouTube clips show men who experience the pains of labor... Read more »
Yahoo!, The Christian Post and Marin Independent Journal say Disney succumbed to pressures and removed the adult Merida image from Disney's princess site. Yet, according to IGN, the original Pixar... Read more »
Men who were diagnosed with ADHD as children are more likely to be obese when they're adults, according to a new study. Read more »
Of women from households bringing in less than $50,000 per year, 77 percent no longer identify with the middle class, according to a recently released consumer study. Read more »
France will see its first gay weddings within days, after French President Francois Hollande signed a law Saturday authorizing marriage and adoption by same-sex couples and ending months of... Read more »
The right skills can change a family squabble and even strengthen relationships. You have to be willing to use tools that are helpful — may even need to practice with them. People who love... Read more »
When it comes to meaningful reporting on education, the environment and the family, Deseret News reporters stand out in the Rocky Mountain region. Read more »
Generations of mothers must have had a hard time getting their family out of the proverbial door. Read more »
We have a little premise that many will disagree with but we present it anyway as a thought-provoker. The premise is that it is actually a good thing to indulge yourself a bit once in a while. Read more »
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