Marriage & Parenting
Our bodies are gifts. Marvelous creations. Capable of carrying us through life’s ups and downs.
Each grief is different, getting through it unique. Sometimes surviving a loss means both holding tight and letting go. Read more »
While on a walk shortly after having my baby, I was told that I was too worried about getting my body back. It wasn't as much my physical health I was worried about as it was my mental stability.... Read more »
Most of us have read articles or studies that try to suggest that our genetics account for pretty much everything, that nature trumps nurturing and that because of their genes, kids will turn out... Read more »
Almost every family I know has a few “nuts” in the mix. But what’s interesting to me is how many of those families stay strong and united, even when life gets a little salty. Read more »
A recent study suggests a link between pregnant mothers with depression and the future mental health of the child they carry. Read more »
It is unglamorous, monotonous, cumbersome, back-breaking, and soul-breaking, but raising children is sacred work. Read more »
For Garth Callaghan of Glen Allen, Va., writing simple napkin notes for his daughter’s lunch did not initially seem like an important component of her meal, but nine years later, he feels... Read more »
I expected some sort of miracle that would make me become a great father. It never happened. The miracle I did recieve was that even in my own ineptitude, my kids are just fine. Read more »
This weekend, I tried a new approach to the guessing game of paying the baby sitter. Read more »
Football still is America’s game, but there are cracks appearing here and there. At the forefront is the discussion of concussions. Read more »
The last thing on Christian Klenner’s mind is whether he has enough money to pay for college, but it’s one of the first things his parents thought about when he was born. Read more »
I have six kids under the age of 9. I’m scatterbrained and easily overwhelmed. I have no natural gifts for cooking. Despite all of this, dinner is rarely a source of stress for me. Read more »
A Logan father decided to respond to tweets from a cyberbully targeting his daughter with kindness. Read more »
Twenty-three children enrolled in a special program at Weber State University are turning into their very own superhero. Read more »
“Don’t you know you are contributing to the overpopulation of the earth — how can you be so selfish?” Read more »
One year after Johnathan Kent kicked his principal and school "went all bad," the 8-year-old was recognized at a recent assembly as the "Star of the Month" for being polite and helping out his... Read more »
Sometimes it’s easy for mothers to forget that the little joys in life are often the most important. When moms accept themselves and their lives as being imperfect (perhaps perfectly so),... Read more »
Before we toss any bath water, check mindfully for the baby of attitude and gratitude, truth and humility, confidence and self-righteousness. Read more »
Canyons School District parents are invited to a suicide prevention seminar. Read more »
A study says kids who date too soon face problems in school and at home. But it takes proactive parenting to navigate the murky waters of young love. Read more »
Rising rates in obesity have increased the risk of having an overweight baby. Babies born weighing more than 13 pounds have recently made headlines, and the new trend is causing concern among doctors. Read more »
Pausing to delight in the simple joys of everyday life is the only way to truly live. Read more »
Playing violent video games with motion-capture technology does not increase aggression, study concludes
A new study concludes that new motion-capture video game technology does not increase aggressive behavior. Read more »
Out of 19,000 U.S adults, the odds of having smoked 100 or more cigarettes increased by 48 and 39 percent for sons and daughters, respectively, of separated or divorced parents. Read more »
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