Marriage & Parenting
Of women from households making less than $50,000, 77 percent no longer identify with the middle class
A gay Minnesota lawmaker leading the push to legalize same-sex weddings in the state told colleagues Thursday that gay couples "contribute to the same Minnesota system as everyone else" and deserve... Read more »
I have learned many valuable lessons about wielding power well throughout my career on Wall Street. But these pale compared to what I have learned about power at home. Read more »
When the teenage years hit, the sacrifice factor quadrupled instead of easing as I once thought. The physical demands turned from late night feedings to late night waiting. From wiping bums to... Read more »
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 »
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