Marriage & Parenting
Many preventable child deaths go up in the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
According to a recent study done in Taiwan, fathers have a stronger influence on a child’s drinking habits than mom does. Read more »
It was with more hope than accuracy that the founder of this Orange County city picked the name Garden Grove in 1874 for what was little more than an open plain under the Southern California sun. Read more »
Mothers have the power to shape society, not just by influencing family members at home, but by advocating for good causes. Read more »
Mother's Day is a good time for fathers to give the gift that their spouses really want — recommitting to being more involved with the kids, prioritize parenting a little higher and being a... Read more »
This Mother's Day, I'm rejoicing in the love and unique bond between a birth mother and an adoptive mother. Read more »
According to the National Taiwan Normal University, researchers claim to have developed a listening device that can translate your baby’s cries into words, telling parents exactly what is... Read more »
At Vermont's Norwich University, 20 high school students will build computers they'll be able to take home. At Dakota State University in South Dakota, about 200 students will learn about... Read more »
Vicki Hoefle's "Straight Talk" parenting book pairs trust-your-gut advice with proven strategies to help parents raise "grow" children to become capable adults. Read more »
In a video by Journey Box Media, parents apologize for what they did as children. Read more »
A boy in Colorado saved his mother's life by calling 9-1-1 after she went into diabetic shot. Here's a video that shows the power of a son's love for his mother. Read more »
Stephanie Webb is a stepmother who works hard to help the kids thrive while honoring the memory of their mother. The role of stepmother comes without a map, but the skills needed also bring out the... Read more »
A new study suggests that even after divorce, a child will suffer less stress when a traditional, two-parent family shares custody of the child. Read more »
As I write this, I’m sitting in the makeup aisle of a local store. A friend recently texted me from a different makeup aisle and told me it felt like one of the most oppressive places in the... Read more »
Diana Peterson, a local mother, humanitarian and educational activist, was recently honored at the Lincoln Center Education Annual Benefit Gala for her work in child education. Read more »
There are a lot of rather insulting phrases or cliches that get used in a miserable attempt to describe what it is like to get a little older. We need to examine and redefine a bunch of these old... Read more »
A look at the words to avoid when women face infertility, and the best ways to help. Read more »
It's hard to stand out at graduation when dozens, hundreds or even thousands of your classmates are dressed in identical caps and gowns. Read more »
The name of Jenn Tompkins' company sends customers into fits of laughter. Read more »
One day I woke up and realized I didn't love my husband. That simple realization forever changed the way I viewed marriage. Read more »
Perhaps I’m stubborn. Perhaps I’m foolish. But I believe in the joy and transformation that comes with working hard, really hard, at the right things. I know motherhood is one of those... Read more »
Information for parents about the film "Little Boy." Read more »
Information for parents about the film "Age of Adaline." Read more »
Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News features department and Ok.com. Note: Since not all are appropriate for younger... Read more »
Here’s to my kids’ other moms and dads, the men who are happy to kneel in the dust by first base and tie someone’s cleats or the women who pick up a toddler who has fallen on the... Read more »
If we ban everything that might be risky for our children, how much will be left? Read more »
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