Marriage & Parenting
Noticing the good things your husband does for you will help your realize how deep his love is.
As I watch my kids play, pester each other and play some more, I'm just glad they have each other. Read more »
The number of children being raised by their grandparents shot up, doubling from 2000's 2.4 million to 4.9 million in 2010, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Read more »
Working the standard 40-hour week isn't enough for many employers, who expect workers to spend an extensive amount of time in the office, at the expense of family time. Read more »
There's a lot of importance in a name. But who has made their name work for them throughout history? Here's a list of the most powerful names from throughout history. Read more »
Whatever you do, don't go outside tonight. Trust me. If you have to go out, just stay away from the University of Utah. Read more »
I have a problem — something that deeply concerns and troubles me. It was like being in some kind of shocknado, with all of this trauma swirling around me, and no real solutions to which I... Read more »
We love Utah. We love the mountains and the desert. We love the people. We even love the interesting and unique culture. But on some levels, a kind of divided, two-sided,... Read more »
In 1995, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a document called "The Family: A Proclamation to the World." Robert K. McIntosh uses this to instruct the reader in how to choose... Read more »
Do your children have interests and talents in areas that are new to you? How do you encourage them? Read more »
It's the conversation that many families put off. And then put off some more. Read more »
How do you continue to have control over your teenager while still maintaining a positive relationship that will last into adulthood? Read more »
Allies With Families a lifeline for families with children with mental illness, behavioral disorders
Allies with Families, a Utah nonprofit organization, offers support and resources to parents and their children with emotional, behavioral and mental health needs. A community-based program,... Read more »
Bilingual parents: Talking to your child in your native language makes it easier for them to learn English
Studies have found that parents who aren't native speakers of the majority language in their community should still talk to their child in whatever language they know best. Read more »
Many hands make light work and that can be said about much of our lives especially when good friends show up to unload an ABF truck on a hot day in Gilbert, Arizona. Read more »
Did you know that children need a minimum of eight touches during a day to feel connected to a parent? Read more »
Different things will work for different families, but here are some hard-won tips that work for my family that might help make your road trips less stressful and more joyful. Read more »
What had become of me that I needed to scream at two precious little people who I loved more than life? Read more »
Insights from the Behavioral Science Guy: More teaching, less threatening can lead to greater influence
Bad behavior is more often due to a lack of skills than to bad motives. When we learn to recognize our tendency to ask, “Why would a reasonable, rational and decent person do this?” our... Read more »
Use behavioral science tactics to help children take control back from the game controller and other electronic devices. Read more »
The key to parenting in the digital age isn't about your children at all. It's about you. Read more »
The right kind of preparation in high school can make a big difference in keeping students on track for college completion. Read more »
You are a good mom. You matter. You are making a difference. Read more »
Older stories can be found in the story archives
- President Monson rededicates Ogden Utah Temple
- Leo Tolstoy's view of Mormons as teaching...
- Sorensen: Rare for both BYU and Utah to be...
- Can you pass the U.S. citizenship test?
- Little Emmanuel's journey home a tale of...
- BYU moves up to No. 20/21 in the AP and...
- The ghosts under our feet: 88...
- Mormon youths celebrate reopening of the...