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Think twice about where you get your baby advice

A study released by Pediatrics found that many mothers report receiving inaccurate and conflicting advice.

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Fewer students report being bullied, but it’s still an issue

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New numbers released by the Department of Education shows that for the first time since 2005, the percentage of students being bullied has dropped. Read more »

June 2, 2015

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: 'Mombods' are beautiful

My mombod is an Ironman, the ultimate fighting champion. And so is yours. Read more »

June 2, 2015

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Why my husband never sleeps on the couch and other marriage advice to ignore

There's good advice and not-so-good advice when it comes to marriage. Here are 6 ideas you can ignore as you work to strengthen your marriage and find happiness with your spouse. Read more »

May 31, 2015

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‘Wife bonus:’ Is paying women extra for child care and housework the answer?

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Even though motherhood and a happy family may be their own reward, some women are getting an added “wife bonus” as an extra incentive for managing their household and taking care of... Read more »

May 29, 2015

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Motherhood Matters: How to be anchored by the beautiful moments of motherhood

I have developed a few strategies to give the rare, perfect moments in motherhood even more weight so they can anchor me through the difficult moments I face every day. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Could a humpback whale make your child stop interrupting?

Do any of you parents ever struggle with things like bickering, fighting, interrupting, rudeness, disrespect and sibling rivalry? Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Erin Stewart: Are your possessions stealing your happiness?

I am reclaiming my life from all the "stuff" weighing my family down. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Motherhood Matters: 6 ways to help your shy child

Surely there must be a way to preserve all of the wonderful parts of being introverted while helping my shy daughter enjoy third grade. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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How different types of mothers have different effects on their kids

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Both stay-at-home mothers and working mothers can be of benefit to children, teaching different things and helping in different aspects of their lives. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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'Such a stress reliever': In Rhode Island, residents already have paid family leave

As President Barack Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one of the three states that already provide it sing its praises,... Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Many hospitals stop giving free formula to new moms to encourage nursing, study says

Many U.S. hospitals have abandoned sending breastfeeding new moms home with formula freebies, according to government researchers who found a big decline in a practice they say discourages nursing. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Carson Ellis' picture book 'Home' depicts dwellings both realistic and fantastic

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 »

May 23, 2015

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Emotional intelligence is no accident

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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 »

May 20, 2015

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Erin Stewart: Limping to the end of the school year

With summer around the corner, I am barely able to keep up with the demands of the school year. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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ValueSpeak: Who's feeling The Pressure?

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 »

May 16, 2015

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: Like mother like son: Family similarities appear in surprising ways

After a recent rainstorm, I was surprised to see that my son and I had the very same idea. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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Erin Stewart: Why do men want 'strong' daughters but 'sweet' wives?

A recent survey shows the gap between the qualities men want in their wives and the qualities men want in their daughters. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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10 things I’d tell my single, 20-something self

I was single well into my 30s, and being single was a struggle for me, but I learned a few things along the way. If I were to give myself advice while I was still single and in my 20s, here’s... Read more »

March 6, 2015

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The most overlooked characteristic of the person you want to marry

When life falls apart, you want someone you can run to, not someone you want to run from. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015

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Motherhood Matters: To grouchy moms everywhere

For several years now, I’ve been trying to live under the guise that I’m one of those fantastic moms whose entire life is made up of silver linings. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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5 inexpensive gifts for Father's Day

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Think you don't have time to get your dad something while staying on a budget? Think again. Read more »

June 11, 2014

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Recovering from divorce: 10 marriage tips every wife needs to hear

My husband and I had both been through divorce before we married each other, and with that brings a unique perspective into many do's and don'ts of how to treat your spouse. Read more »

Nov. 11, 2013

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Fighting obesity: Utah 7th best in nation, kids are number 1

Utah programs are credited with fighting obesity, helping rank Utahns 7th least obese in the nation and the state with the lowest rates of childhood obesity. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2013

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