Marriage & Parenting
Mothers everywhere, hang on through those difficult stages, and know that you are not alone.
A couple of generations ago, 45-year-olds thought a lot about their next 20 years and asked how they would make it the most full and productive time of their lives. Today, it's 65-year-olds who can... Read more »
A small but growing number of parents are bucking a trend when it comes to raising their kids: Rather than move to suburbs as their parents once did, many are opting to stay in or near downtown. Read more »
Who needs soil to sow a sustainable garden? You can cultivate plants in mid-air, float them in mineral-enriched water or add nutrients for an organic harvest by using your own fish for the fertilizer. Read more »
Although watching your child face unkindness from his or her peers can be heartbreaking, there are ways that we can help them navigate the harsh realities of the world. Read more »
From potty breaks to runaway kids, shopping is just one of the pre-mommy pleasures I have bid farewell. Read more »
When her roof started collapsing during the cyclone, Christine Iakangem felt she had no choice but to grab her 1-week-old baby Angeline and start running. Read more »
As different as people are in their ideologies and worldviews, they are all basically the same when it comes to their families, particularly their hopes, dreams, worries and concerns for their... Read more »
Ganna Walska, a wealthy Polish opera singer, created the Lotusland garden in her own likeness — beautiful, eccentric, intelligent, quixotic, romantic, spiritual — on a private estate... Read more »
These are just 20 things I won’t regret doing with my kids. Simple things, really. Read more »
My wife and I have five kids, five unique, amazing little kids. We love eating out. We love going to the beach. We love being in public. Almost every time we’re out, we get asked, “Are... Read more »
Rather than relying on tough guy tactics, FBI agents rely on the power of persuasion to achieve subtle influence and defuse confrontation. Read more »
Tony Duran was 17 when he became a dad, too scared to do much with the baby because it seemed so tiny. But in a recent parenting class at the Utah State Prison, he's stroking the cheek of his... Read more »
Giving birth to her first child — and watching her husband tend to their daughter — made Kelly Clarkson realize how much her father wasn't around when she was growing up. Read more »
The majority of U.S. adults, including young adults, believe that sometimes spanking is necessary, but corporal punishment is harmful to children, according to child development experts. Read more »
Your kid may be the greatest ever born, but expressing that thought may create a self-centered monster. New research suggests that too much praise creates narcissism. Read more »
"Say what you mean, and mean what you say" takes on an entirely new meaning when talking to your kids. Read more »
Mothers are some of the hardest working employees in the office, but they often get overlooked. Read more »
Normally I love snow days. Everything canceled. Lots of time to be together, read, play games, drink hot cocoa. But they’re quickly losing their charm around here. Read more »
Dad jokes are popular on the Internet and on TV, but what makes a man start telling corny jokes almost the moment he becomes a dad? Read more »
Effective marriage communication is based on an adult-adult, not parent-child, model. Read more »
I was single well into my 30s, and being single was a struggle for me, but I learned a few things along the way. If I were to give myself advice while I was still single and in my 20s, here’s... Read more »
Harsh sibling rivalry is common, can have lasting mental health impact and most often goes unreported, a new study says. The research also indicates it may make reporting of outside bullying less... Read more »
I want my car to be one of my children’s sacred places, just like it was for me. I want to have conversations and make memories as we drive. Read more »
There is a refining influence and a taste for excellence that can grow early in children who get out of their world of large and small screens and routine schoolwork once in a while and see a great... Read more »
When my daughter told me I was bossy and her dad was fun, it was time for me to take a look at our family dynamics. Read more »
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