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U.S. women’s national soccer team finds strength in motherhood

The U.S. women's national soccer team is a team of mothers.

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The Clean Cut: Mom of the year 'Billionaire' parody makes moms' case for award

A video parody of Travie McCoy and Bruno Mars's song "Billionaire," in which the two moms list reasons why they both should win the coveted Mom of the Year award. Read more »

May 10, 2015

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Highly educated women are having more children, study says

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Despite many expert claims that women are having fewer children in today's world, a study released today reveals that highly educated women are having more children now than 20 years ago, and the... Read more »

May 7, 2015

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Want to fight underage drinking? It starts with dad

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According to a recent study done in Taiwan, fathers have a stronger influence on a child’s drinking habits than mom does. Read more »

May 7, 2015

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Brown lawns loom this summer in California

It was with more hope than accuracy that the founder of this Orange County city picked the name Garden Grove in 1874 for what was little more than an open plain under the Southern California sun. Read more »

May 7, 2015

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Motherhood and the power for good

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Mothers have the power to shape society, not just by influencing family members at home, but by advocating for good causes. Read more »

May 7, 2015

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Linda & Richard Eyre: For Mother's Day, consider recommitting to fatherhood

Mother's Day is a good time for fathers to give the gift that their spouses really want — recommitting to being more involved with the kids, prioritize parenting a little higher and being a... Read more »

May 6, 2015

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Erin Stewart: Celebrating the unique motherhood of adoption

This Mother's Day, I'm rejoicing in the love and unique bond between a birth mother and an adoptive mother. Read more »

May 6, 2015

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What your baby's cry is trying to tell you

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According to the National Taiwan Normal University, researchers claim to have developed a listening device that can translate your baby’s cries into words, telling parents exactly what is... Read more »

May 5, 2015

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Summer camps with a mission: To create cybersecurity experts

At Vermont's Norwich University, 20 high school students will build computers they'll be able to take home. At Dakota State University in South Dakota, about 200 students will learn about... Read more »

May 2, 2015

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Book review: Method meets intuition and flourishes in 'Straight Talk' parenting book

Vicki Hoefle's "Straight Talk" parenting book pairs trust-your-gut advice with proven strategies to help parents raise "grow" children to become capable adults. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Newfound perspective inspires parents to say, 'I'm sorry, Mom'

In a video by Journey Box Media, parents apologize for what they did as children. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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5-year-old boy uses unique superpower to save his mom from death

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A boy in Colorado saved his mother's life by calling 9-1-1 after she went into diabetic shot. Here's a video that shows the power of a son's love for his mother. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Stepmoms navigate sometimes-tricky trail, but relationship rewards can be great

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Stephanie Webb is a stepmother who works hard to help the kids thrive while honoring the memory of their mother. The role of stepmother comes without a map, but the skills needed also bring out the... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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The most important sacrifice you can make for your child after divorce

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A new study suggests that even after divorce, a child will suffer less stress when a traditional, two-parent family shares custody of the child. Read more »

April 30, 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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Mathematician plots pregnancy probability

Women tend to be less fertile as they get older, but how much, exactly? Math nerd Richie Cotton at 4dpiecharts.com decided to figure it out with a chart. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2012

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