Marriage & Parenting
Both stay-at-home and working mothers can be of benefit to children, teaching different things.
It's hard to stand out at graduation when dozens, hundreds or even thousands of your classmates are dressed in identical caps and gowns. Read more »
The name of Jenn Tompkins' company sends customers into fits of laughter. Read more »
One day I woke up and realized I didn't love my husband. That simple realization forever changed the way I viewed marriage. Read more »
Perhaps I’m stubborn. Perhaps I’m foolish. But I believe in the joy and transformation that comes with working hard, really hard, at the right things. I know motherhood is one of those... Read more »
Information for parents about the film "Little Boy." Read more »
Information for parents about the film "Age of Adaline." 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. Note: Since not all are appropriate for younger... Read more »
Here’s to my kids’ other moms and dads, the men who are happy to kneel in the dust by first base and tie someone’s cleats or the women who pick up a toddler who has fallen on the... Read more »
If we ban everything that might be risky for our children, how much will be left? Read more »
The trick is knowing when to let things flow in a natural way and when to push your plan through even in the wake of resistance and chaos. Read more »
It's not enough to knit sweaters for our children and grandchildren — no. Dexterous fingers need more. They need to knit something smaller, faster: They need to knit hats for cats. Read more »
Pets benefit children in unexpected ways. Read more »
Four books with coordinating plush toys from the author/illustrator team Philip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead are available at Kohl’s stores through June 27 as part of the Kohl’s Cares... Read more »
Falling in love is spontaneous, unexpected, surprising, a little reckless and oh so easy. Rising in love is deliberate, thought-out, scheduled and sometimes very, very hard. Read more »
Dear Mr. Dad: We really need my salary to make ends meet, but the prospect of leaving my baby is making me miserable. I have no idea what I can do to feel better about this situation. Read more »
When we were children, we often wanted to speed up time — so that our birthday or Christmas would arrive sooner. But as we age, we find ourselves wishing we could slow down time. Read more »
Autism and other developmental disabilities are increasingly prevalent, meaning more and more of us know and interact with people who see the world differently. These are a few of the lessons my... Read more »
My girls will always be my babies, but they are growing up as I say goodbye to an era of my motherhood and remind myself to soak it all in. Read more »
The Maryland couple who made national headlines for letting their children walk home unaccompanied from a park are in potential trouble with Child Protective Services again after the kids were... Read more »
Mothers everywhere, hang on through those difficult stages, and know that you are not alone. Try to enjoy life where you are by looking for beautiful moments of joy that are sometimes hidden behind... Read more »
When Cynthia Kersey brought her grandchildren home to raise, she wondered how she'd pay for the medications and diapers and food. A study says some kids living with grandparents don't get vital... Read more »
This world needs more selflessness. This world needs more connection. This world needs more love. We can’t learn these behind a screen. Read more »
Research suggests that parents who figure soon the baby will be old enough to help out around the house may be in for a surprise. Between school and extracurricular activities, children remain... Read more »
It began innocently enough. A new friend was coming over in 20 minutes so I could show her how to use a baby wrap. When I got off the phone with her, I looked around my house and panicked. Read more »
In a video the family put up, Cher Lair could hardly believe her eyes when she cut into the cake and saw the color pink. Read more »
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