Marriage & Parenting
Of women from households making less than $50,000, 77 percent no longer identify with the middle class
The U.S. president this week facetiously said he'll head off any plans his daughters have to get tattoos by promising to make it a family affair — matching tats for Mom, Dad and the kids. Read more »
Candy Land is designed for children as young as 3 years old. So why are some of its characters like Princess Lolly and Queen Frostine wearing tight-fitting clothing and looking so skinny that their... Read more »
Cohabitation is growing and spreading at an alarming clip and replacing the healthier cells of traditional, committed marriage. Read more »
I struggle with how much of the world to share with my children. Do they need to know about the warfare across the globe, about slums with raw sewage, about human trafficking? Read more »
Atlantic writer Suzanne Rico can hold her child as she tells the story of the woman who carried her baby for her. But there's also a potentially dark side to surrogacy as unscrupulous women make... Read more »
It's Autism Awareness Month, and one way many parents of children with autism are finding support is through the blogosphere. Autism bloggers are reaching out as advocates and friends to fellow... Read more »
Swallowing cinnamon has put the lives of several teens in danger. YouTube's viral video trend, the "Cinnamon Challenge," has doctors concerned, as the number of hospitalized teens has increased. Read more »
Fishtails, flipunders and fly-aways. Most dads have no idea what these terms mean, let alone how they relate to hairstyling. But one Utah dad, Shaun McKnight, has decided to make his five... Read more »
A new report shows that ability grouping in schools is on the rise, and prior research shows that teaching students in groups of like ability improves success for low and high achievers. There are... Read more »
It's the time of year when working parents scramble to find suitable activities and care for their grade-school-age children. It's getting increasingly harder to do. Read more »
Debt for older Americans is on the rise — in part because of overextending their finances to help their children. Read more »
Contrary to what some believe, teens may drive more carefully in front of their peers than when they're alone, according to a new national survey by Bridgestone Americas. Friends calm their... Read more »
Would you have had food in the house today if you were in an emergency lockdown? Read more »
Many families near Watertown, Mass., woke up Friday morning to the horrific sounds of gunshots and explosives. While the city and suburbs are still under lockdown, several families have used social... Read more »
Mona Lisa Harding has home-schooled all of her 10 children, signing up her first six in college courses before the age of 12. Harding, along with her husband Kip and 10 children, were featured on... Read more »
Banbury Cross offers incredible doughnuts and an easy excuse to cure an early-morning sweet tooth. Read more »
New Republic writer Jonathan Cohn writes about daycare in the United States. He states that about 8.2 million kids in the United States — about 40 percent of children under 5 — spend at... Read more »
If you're single and live in Provo, you've probably heard of the new online dating service, Tinder. This new trend has not only hit Provo, but several single adults in cities around the country... Read more »
My idea of success with our family was making beautiful music together, even when it meant a lot of dissonance and hours and hours of practice to get to the desired result. Read more »
When researchers asked parents worldwide to describe their children, they learned about what cultures see and what they value. When it comes to parenting, Americans say their kids are smart, while... Read more »
Babies are sought after by adoptive parents, but by the time a child is 8, the pool of hopeful parents has thinned. When a child reaches the teen years, that pool of parents shrinks, and many older... Read more »
Last night my oldest daughters began wondering if that evil in Boston could happen here where we live and sadly, I had to tell them yes. Evil exists. Read more »
Are you shopping for child care? How do you know if your day care is safe? Use this information to find safe quality care for your precious children. Read more »
BYU researchers have identified three things that better the odds children and their stepdads will have a close, healthy relationship and the family will thrive. Read more »
"Heroes" and more recently "Nashville" star Hayden Panettiere discussed her family life in an interview conducted by the New York Daily News. The 23-year-old Panettiere expressed her desire to be a... Read more »
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Texas photographer Jaime C. Moore celebrated her 5-year-old daughter’s birthday by commemorating five women whose sacrifices and dedication made women’s lifestyles possible today. Read more »
Homemade meals can provide greater control over ingredients — an important consideration given that one-third of U.S. children are obese or at risk of obesity. But the question inevitably... Read more »
In an attempt to possibly debunk the “exaggerated” claims that childbirth is “the worst kind of pain there is,” two YouTube clips show men who experience the pains of labor... Read more »
Yahoo!, The Christian Post and Marin Independent Journal say Disney succumbed to pressures and removed the adult Merida image from Disney's princess site. Yet, according to IGN, the original Pixar... Read more »
Men who were diagnosed with ADHD as children are more likely to be obese when they're adults, according to a new study. Read more »
Of women from households bringing in less than $50,000 per year, 77 percent no longer identify with the middle class, according to a recently released consumer study. Read more »
France will see its first gay weddings within days, after French President Francois Hollande signed a law Saturday authorizing marriage and adoption by same-sex couples and ending months of... Read more »
The right skills can change a family squabble and even strengthen relationships. You have to be willing to use tools that are helpful — may even need to practice with them. People who love... Read more »
We have a little premise that many will disagree with but we present it anyway as a thought-provoker. The premise is that it is actually a good thing to indulge yourself a bit once in a while. Read more »
When it comes to meaningful reporting on education, the environment and the family, Deseret News reporters stand out in the Rocky Mountain region. Read more »
Generations of mothers must have had a hard time getting their family out of the proverbial door. Read more »
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