Marriage & Parenting
Did you know that children need a minimum of eight touches during a day to feel connected to a parent?
Fireflies are one of the summer joys we miss about Connecticut, well, that and the beaches. There aren’t any fireflies in Utah, but with daylight saving time there is plenty of beautiful... Read more »
Think you don't have time to get your dad something while staying on a budget? Think again. Read more »
When baseball star Daniel Murphy took three days of paternity leave to be with his newborn baby, it reignited a national discussion of what the role of the father is in the family, provider or... Read more »
My dad taught me by what he did, not what he said. Read more »
When I reached out to my dad, he reminded me, tenderly at times and bluntly at others, that the only way out of my situation was to work my way out one inch at a time. Read more »
Fathers teach us many things. Here are a few lessons that I learned from a great dad. Read more »
“9,000 Miles of Fatherhood” chronicles the odyssey of a man and his 13-year-old son, Peter, from Salt Lake City to Yaviza, Panama. Read more »
Book review: ‘Big Russ and Me — Father and Son: Lessons of Life’ shows the power of everyday fatherhood
Widely regarded as a popular and influential television personality, Tim Russert viewed his father as one of his heroes. His book, “Big Russ and Me—Father and Son: Lessons of... Read more »
There are those moments – the ones promised by parenting books – that peek through during the long and often patience-thinning days. They are the moments I have been on the lookout for... Read more »
A daughter plans a special birthday surprise for her mother who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Read more »
How often do parents feel at their wits' end and wonder how they are going to cope with the confusion, contention, competition and conundrums that are part of the parenting process? Read more »
After feeling neglected by my friends, Dad picked up the slack and created a memory I would treasure forever. Read more »
Fifteen lessons I learned from my father — all of which I learned with my eyes and not my ears. Read more »
The concerns over the government's collection of student data has led parents to advocate for stricter privacy laws and more consideration for the parents' right to know what information is being... Read more »
Fitzgerald Swanson is barely 6 months old, yet he has his own private Twitter and Instagram accounts. Read more »
At this time of the year, with schools closing for the summer, kids are honored for their achievements. One award stands out: perfect attendance. To have perfect emotional attendance, a person has... Read more »
In honor of Father's Day, Megan Woodhouse Needham shares some of the lessons her father taught his children. Read more »
As summer begins, many parents are grappling with questions about how much parental control is too much, issues of personal danger and the need to let kids push boundaries. Read more »
Shelene Bryan went to Africa to find the two children that she sponsored for $25 a month. Were they real or just a scam? Read more »
For me, however, this Disneyland weekend isn’t really about Disney. It’s about family. And being together. And sharing something we all enjoy. We’re making memories, and that... Read more »
I met you in the elevator on my way back from the pediatrician’s office. As we parted ways, I felt an immense sorrow for what our society has become. When did having a large family become... Read more »
Education has become as divisive as politics, religion and parenting. Yet it's something we need to talk about. It’s time for us to think outside of the red brick building. Read more »
The days of furthering a kid’s athletic career by telling him to go play outside are ancient history. Read more »
The summer season is officially upon us, and that means it's time for busy parents to think about what the kids will do when school gets out. Read more »
My boys need the challenge of the mountains. They need to run and scream and be brave and throw rocks and tough it out. Read more »
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