Marriage & Parenting
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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 »
The notion that children belong to the whole community, propounded by Melissa Harris-Perry, would be terrible for most of them. Read more »
Do you remember when you were one of the "kids these days"? Who would have thought that one day most kids would have a square screen pasted in front of their eyes a great deal of every day? Maybe a... Read more »
Families need a lot of the same things as a company to succeed, and they are both “in business” for some of the same essential reasons. Read more »
About three out of four teenagers own cell phones, and nearly one in those four, ages 12 to 17, owns a smartphone. The question for parents has developed from what to do if a child gets a phone, to... Read more »
The residual effect of violent video games on kids is a hotly debated topic. Some experts say violent gaming can damage developing brains, while others shrug off the threat as a ubiquitous part of... Read more »
Among the four boys, we each had a role that we played in the family. Dick was the good one. Bob was the funny one. I was well, I’m not exactly sure, but the words “big and doofy” come to mind. Read more »
Families who school children at home are banding together, forming co-ops that provide social and educational opportunities their children might otherwise miss. Read more »
In an attempt to outlaw abortion, legislation pending in North Dakota grants legal rights to embryos, a move that could have a "devastating impact" on fertility treatment, particularly in-vitro... Read more »
Including disabled students in regular classrooms benefits many of them, and teaches lessons of empathy and acceptance to their classmates. But some say such inclusion slows progress for all... Read more »
You are a good mom. You matter. You are making a difference. Read more »
Mara Kofoed was not always hopeful about having kids. When she first started trying for children in 2004, and learned that she had fertility issues, her life seemed full of fear and anxiety. She... Read more »
Yes, it is the 21st century. Yes, the whole world is online. Yes, the communications for your job are important. Yes, at times you must be readily available. But despite all those factors, you do... Read more »
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After discovering that her stepdaughter was bullying a classmate about the clothing she wore, this stepmother took the opportunity to teach her stepdaughter what it's like to "walk in another's... Read more »
Zach Sobiech has more than 4 million views of his YouTube video featuring his song, "Clouds." But Zach has done much more in his 18 years than create successful music. After being diagnosed with... Read more »
Babies predominantly fed formula for the first six months were 2.5 times more likely to be obese by age 2 as babies whose mothers breast-fed. Introducing solid foods before 4 months of age... Read more »
Tykes are sending their folks to emergency rooms with concussions, eye injuries and broken teeth. But "unintentional parental abuse" shouldn't destroy closeness, experts say. You just have to learn... Read more »
When Duke and Becky Mossman decided to expand their family garden, they were interested in growing vegetables and berries and nuts. But they were also interested in growing great kids. Working the... Read more »
Schools must teach today's students to be innovators as preparation for a changing job market, experts say. Read more »
Raising roses is a lot like raising children. There is a lot of work involved and frustration with how they progress. They sometimes resist our help and may attempt to thwart our involvement. Read more »
Unexpected as it may sound, a new study finds that the Utah capital and its outskirts have the nation's highest percentage of gay or lesbian couples raising children. Read more »
America and other developed countries are facing a new epidemic: suicide. The Daily Beast reports the number of suicides in the United States has increased every year since 1999 and looks to... 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 »
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 »
The joys of aging don’t get much attention — in fact, you may not even believe that they exist. The reason is that you’ve been programmed not to believe it by a messed up culture... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Ellen Zachos is a modern-day forager, gathering wild foods to enrich her cuisine. New York's Central Park provides the fixings for much of her larder, which includes wines, pickles, jams and... 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 »
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