Marriage & Parenting
Running can be arduous when you're lugging around an extra 20 pounds. So why did I run?
It’s hard to really see the beauty of it all while we’re trying to keep everyone safe and moving forward on the right track. Read more »
As usual, I just tell you guys what has worked for my family. If you've got something else that works for your family, please keep right on doing it with my blessing. Read more »
Real, full-on, no-caveat, nothing-held-back marriage commitment actually becomes a kind of magic. Read more »
Here's a collection of 14 picture books with school and friendship themes to entertain and inform both school-age kids and those who still have a few years left at home. Read more »
In our quest to raise children who become contributors to the world and to help them avoid typical teen angst and destructive behaviors, my husband and I decided this was something we wanted to... Read more »
I was going to lose my mind if I heard one more ridiculous fight between my children. Then, I found a system that restored the peace and my sanity. Read more »
Many teens across the United States are using hand sanitizer to get drunk, which puts their life and body at extreme risk. Read more »
Aspiring college students will be able to apply for federal financial aid three months earlier than now and submit a previous year's tax return, changes aimed at helping more people pay for school,... Read more »
An Alabama district attorney took to Facebook to warn parents of an app that makes hiding photos easy for teens. Read more »
It is enough to have a normal day marked by steady repetition, work and even a little craziness. 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. Because not all are appropriate for younger children,... Read more »
Megan Wright sits with her son Hudson Wright, 3, after demonstrating how to properly use a car seat during a press conference about child safety seats at Fresh Market in Salt Lake City on Thursday,... Read more »
When a Virginia teen rang up a $540 phone bill, her dad chose a different route in letting her know it wasn't OK. Read more »
As parents, we don’t get to follow our child’s every move and ensure that the hard, sad and lonely never make it into the chapters of their lives. Read more »
Wise parents will involve their children in their grandparents' lives. Wise grandparents will choose to be involved in their grandchildren's lives to link the generations. Read more »
We need to be encouraging and supporting other mothers, not slandering and slamming them for their mistakes. Read more »
Hateful comments condemn distracted mother in typical Internet fashion. Read more »
Millennials say they want to preserve their options and their excitement and to keep some peace and solitude. And they think they would throw all of them out the window if they “settled... Read more »
With Labor Day behind us, summer is officially over. And that means, nationwide, most children should be back to school. If your home is like ours, that also means back to stress. Read more »
If, in the midst of a breakdown, I can step back and see all the factors coming into play, it will be much easier for me to have mercy in the moment. Read more »
Every mother feels like a failure at some point, but the trick is to realize our children don't dwell on our mistakes nearly as much as we do. Read more »
Teacher posts chart showing ideal bedtimes for students, and parents explain why it's a 'pipe dream'
A Wisconsin elementary school teacher posted a bedtime chart to help parents decide what time their kids need to go to bed. Some viewed it as helpful, while others said it was unrealistic. Read more »
Every year, teens die in motor vehicle crashes. In a third, the teen was driving. The adults in their lives can play a big role in keeping them alive. Read more »
Beans have become my gratitude practice, reminding me to keep searching, leaf by leaf, for small joys. Read more »
Hydrogen, by itself, has unique properties. Oxygen has its own set of qualities. But when they are combined, in a committed, fused sort of way, they become marvelous, clear, flowing, life-giving... Read more »
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