Marriage & Parenting
The U.S. women's national soccer team is a team of mothers.
Carson Ellis is the author and illustrator of the picture book “Home,” which depicts about two dozen types of homes ranging from the realistic to the fantastic. Read more »
A new study shows that children who are bilingual, or are at least regularly exposed to a second language, may better understand what other people may want, need or see. Read more »
Information for parents about the film "Tomorrowland." 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 »
Improving child care needs to become a national priority, Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Wednesday, and she urged Republicans in Congress to provide more federal money to help working families care... Read more »
More than 1 billion young people are at risk of losing their hearing thanks to repeated and prolonged use of personal electronic devices such as earbuds and smartphones, according to the World... Read more »
Experts and parents agree that social and emotional learning — so-called "emotional intelligence" — is the key to success in many of life's arenas. Developing it is a process that... Read more »
It is difficult to overestimate the value of music, particularly classical music, in the quality of life and in the creation of warm and cultured homes. Read more »
With summer around the corner, I am barely able to keep up with the demands of the school year. Read more »
When I'm sitting on the sidelines of my daughter's soccer games, there is a cheer that bothers me: "Pretty girls don't play ball." Well, I beg to differ, and here's why. Read more »
Suicides by young children are rare and the low rate has held mostly stable except for a troubling increase among black boys, two decades of U.S. data show. Read more »
The Social Security Administration unveiled last week that Noah was the most popular boy name in 2014. Here's how popular boy names have changed over time. Read more »
That last-second free throw during an NBA playoff game may be stressful or filled with anxiety or even extreme tension. But it is definitely not The Pressure. Read more »
USA Today highlighted a hashtag that is trending recently on Twitter — #AdviceForNewParents. People share the good, the bad and the ugly tips and tricks for new parents. Read more »
Muhammad Ali's brother on Friday recalled their wrestling matches while growing up in their family's modest Kentucky home. No punches were supposed to be thrown because their parents wouldn't allow... Read more »
Lee Chang-june can be miles from his 12-year-old son but still know when he plays a smartphone game. With the press of an app he can see his son's phone activity, disable apps or totally shut down... Read more »
Each of us wants to know if we are doing a good job as deliberate mothers, but because this process lasts a lifetime — with few immediate rewards — we simply don’t know. And that... Read more »
The U.S. and Papua New Guinea are the only two nations to not guarantee paid maternity leave for working mothers; Hungary and Slovakia give 160 or more paid weeks of leave. Current legislation in... Read more »
After a recent rainstorm, I was surprised to see that my son and I had the very same idea. Read more »
Deniece Schofield, nicknamed "the most organized woman on Earth," will be presenting "Get Organized" seminars in Murray. The workshops will be held from 10 a.m.-noon and from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday,... Read more »
A recent survey shows the gap between the qualities men want in their wives and the qualities men want in their daughters. Read more »
There is one little three-letter word can turn almost every statement of doubt or defeat into one of hope and health. Read more »
Recent research from Jodi Mindell, a psychology professor at Saint Joseph’s University suggests that getting children to bed, and having them sleep through the night is possible; it just... Read more »
Though working women will take maternity leave when they have children, most fathers don't think about the possibility of paternity leave. However, benefits in work and home environments abound for... Read more »
While growing up and eventually becoming a mother of five, I've recognized many things that, thankfully, my mother never taught me. Read more »
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