Marriage & Parenting
A new study finds no evidence to believe claims that babies gain an edge when using "educational" products.
New research suggests that yelling at your kids isn't going to help them learn or grow, according to a recent article by The Wall Street Journal. Read more »
Parents looking to get a few extra hours of shuteye might look to a letter recently showcased on The Huffington Post. Read more »
Mothers in the United Arab Emirates are now required by law to breastfeed their children, The National reported. Read more »
There’s been quite a stir going on in the media (particularly among mothers) over a post written by a woman named Amy Glass titled “I Look Down on Young Women with Husbands and Kids and... Read more »
Controversial law professor/author Amy Chua sparked debate with "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother." Now she's back with a new book and list of groups — like Mormons and Jews — she... Read more »
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will allow state attorneys defending Utah's same-sex marriage ban to file an opening argument that could be as long as 24,000 words. Read more »
A writer for The Huffington Post tells how one of her daughter's competitors showed true kindness that reflected the values shared in her home. Read more »
Slider Noelle Pikus-Pace and freeskier David Wise are hands-on parents as well as Olympic contenders. And when they come down the hill, their kids and spouses are apt to be nearby. Read more »
As I’ve sat and thought (and worried) about who and what is influencing my boys, I came across an interesting article from Forbes titled “7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep... Read more »
Media experts met with Utah parents Saturday morning to discuss the influence of technology and media consumption on children and families. Parents were counseled to stay informed about their... Read more »
Three months before Nick Magnotti died, he made a video of himself explaining his trust in God and his love for his daughter. Read more »
Dr. Michael Rich of Boston Children's Hospital will discuss families and media at a free Parental Controls Seminar on Saturday, Jan. 25, in Provo. Read more »
Try to avoid having frequent melt downs in front of your children, but when you do, remember that it’s normal, apologize and then get back up in the saddle as quickly as possible. Read more »
We don’t do a lot of trash talking in my business. At least, not face-to-face. Read more »
Generally speaking, mom Shannon McCormick loves fruits and vegetables and wants to pass that on to her 4-year-old, but her resolve is tested when she encounters her plump, red nemesis: the tomato. Read more »
Often that is how life goes. We think some downturn in luck will stick with us or we worry some choice we made will ruin life forever. With time, a positive attitude and hard work, things usually... Read more »
Parents have to be on the same page when looking to start a family, whether that family is made of puppies or children, Washington Post columnist Carolyn Hax wrote. Read more »
The family "ride" may depend on who is doing the shopping. But research bucks the theory that Dad just wants something fast and sleek while Mom's drawn to practical. In fact, Dad likes a good... Read more »
Single motherhood is just one of the moral and cultural issues that is being ignored by many of those speaking out against income inequality, according to a column by The New York Times. Read more »
Students from several Utah schools participate in free Sundance Film Festival screenings during the event through the High School Screening Program. Among the films is "Fed Up," which examines the... Read more »
Most parents say their children are their highest priority and that parenting is among the most important things they do. Yet they often approach parenting in a reactionary and defensive way.... Read more »
If the secret to happiness is part genes, part events and part values, I think my DNA lucked out from my having two grandparents with a wry sense of humor. Read more »
A year after Russia imposed a ban on adoptions by Americans, some affected U.S. families are reluctantly looking elsewhere to adopt. Others refuse to abandon flickering hopes of uniting with the... Read more »
It’s true that MTV’s “16 and Pregnant” highlighted and showcased young people having children and the family issues surrounding that situation. But, according to a new... Read more »
In a recent article by Forbes, contributor Kathy Caprino outlines seven parent behaviors that restrain kids from reaching their full potential as leaders. Read more »
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