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Linda & Richard Eyre: Why you don't want your marriage to be conflict-free

There are three kinds of marriage that are completely conflict-free, and you wouldn't want any of them.

How to talk to your child about the negative effects of porn

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With pornographic images and videos just a tap away on any smartphone, laptop or tablet these days, experts say it's not just a matter of if kids see porn, but when. How parents address the problem... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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Erin Stewart: Is it possible to be a great mom and a great wife?

I began to doubt if I could be both a great mom and a great wife until I took a closer look at my marriage. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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1 trait that will destroy your marriage

There's a trait that research has shown destroys relationships. Avoid it, or your marriage will suffer. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Obama to renew push for paid leave for working parents

Renewing a push for paid leave for workers, President Barack Obama on Thursday will call on Congress, states and cities to pass measures to allow millions of workers to earn up to a week of paid... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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10 daddy tips for raising a daughter

I’ve put together a list of 10 things that I try to focus on so that my daughter can grow up to be the caring, thoughtful adult that I long for her to be. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Don't want materialistic children? Avoid these parenting tactics

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A new study found that when parents include material goods as part of their parenting techniques it can potentially create problems for their children as they grow up and become adults. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Linda & Richard Eyre: New Year’s resolution No. 2: Pray more, pray better

With all of our temporal resolutions this new year — the diets and the commitments to be more punctual, honest or kind — perhaps we should also make a spiritual resolution: to pray... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: Grandpa's gesture comes in handy after all of these years

My path along motherhood is full of mistakes — but I'd like for my kids not to remember any of them. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Here's how to talk to unwed parents about the benefits of marriage

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Marriage rates are down and out-of-wedlock birth rates are up — way up — in the United States. What are the consequences for America's families, and what are creative solutions to the... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Some things hugs can't fix

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A loving mom can't overcome the anxiety and aggression caused by corporal punishment; her otherwise warm demeanor may make it worse, according to research from Duke University. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Pope Francis to moms: It’s OK to breast-feed in public

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While baptizing 33 babies in the Sistine Chapel on Sunday, Pope urged mothers to breast-feed their infants if they were hungry. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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My life is going to be so much bigger than my wedding day

My wedding day was beautiful, but I’m not convinced it was the biggest day of my life. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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Erin Stewart: Having 'the talk' with my daughter awkward but worthwhile

I recently took my rightful place in the chain of awkward sex talks that have been passed down from mother to daughter for generations. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2015

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Linda & Richard Eyre: A logical diet that works and lasts

If shedding a few pounds is one of your New Year’s resolutions, forget the typical, quick-fix fad diets that make you feel terrible and that produce results that never seem to last. Instead,... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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No wonder you don't love each other anymore

How much quality, one-on-one time will you spend with your spouse that does not revolve around the kids, work or managing day-to-day life? Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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Motherhood Matters: Setting simple family resolutions

This is a great time to discuss what’s working and not working in our families and decide on some things we’re going to work on together. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2015

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Raise your home's IQ: smart gadgets take center stage at CES

Imagine a world in which your garage door opens automatically as you pull into the driveway. The living room lights and heater turn on — perhaps the oven starts warming up, too. In the... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2015

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The easiest way to fix your marriage begins with pen and paper

Think of your marriage like a business partnership. Do you have a clear business plan? An obvious direction? If not, there's a problem. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2014

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Erin Stewart: My top 5 resolutions for 2015

My mommy resolutions for 2015 are simple, but will have a huge impact on my relationship with my children and with myself. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2014

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Young generation no slouches at volunteering

Tired of hearing people grouse about a tuned-out, apathetic younger generation? Read more »

Dec. 29, 2014

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Couples sought for marriage enrichment study at BYU

BYU East Carolina University are conducting a study of different marriage enrichment formats to learn which approaches benefit couples the most. Enrichment is not therapy; it is education designed... Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Sharing new 'recipes' for parenting, marriage and work-life challenges

We'd like to introduce you to our simple, free YouTube channel that shares short, no-nonsense ideas for raising responsible kids in this increasingly irresponsible world. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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Arianne Brown: Threatening your young athlete is never OK

While standing at the sideline of my son's soccer game, I heard a dad yelling threatening words to his son. I wanted to say something, but didn't. I regret not stepping in. Here is what I wish I... Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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Erin Stewart: Inane toys you won't find under my tree this year

Retailers are pushing another batch of mind-numbing products this year that top the worst toys for 2014. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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What does a letter grade mean for my child's school?

As educators continue making sense of this year's testing results and an abundance of other performance metrics, parents are wondering what something as simple as a letter grade means for their... Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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