For kids, violence eclipses do-good messages of superhero movies
A study by BYU and Oregon researchers finds that little kids exposed to superheroes don't pick up on the defend-the-weak and help-others messages — but they do absorb the violence.
Twila Van Leer: '52 Stories' project sparks memories of Mom
My mother wasn't wonderful because she was free from challenges; she was wonderful because she faced her challenges faithfully and with grace, accepting them as part of the experience of living.
Linda & Richard Eyre: How to address our kids' technology addictions
Parents are scared of technology because of its strong hold on their kids, and because they sense they don’t know the full extent of what it is doing to their children’s brains and to their spirits.
Dave Ramsey: Don't risk your own financial situation to help family
The right thing is taking care of your family and not putting them in jeopardy, and it's important to not enable poor financial behavior.
Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley welcome new son Joshua Bishop
Katherine Heigl and husband Josh Kelly welcomed their new son Joshua Bishop Kelly Jr. Dec. 20, according to PEOPLE magazine.
Amy Choate-Nielsen: Nighttime can be full of problems — and opportunities — for families
I thought that when I finally taught my children how to sleep through the night my battles would be won — but it turns out they're far from over.
Chris Hicks: Where ‘La La Land’ fits among movie musicals about show business
With Oscar nominations about to be announced, it’s time to assess where “La La Land” fits into the pantheon of Hollywood musicals.
Chris Hicks: Independent films highlight this week's new movies on DVD and Blu-ray
Because movies released on DVD and Blu-ray this week are dominated by independent productions, you’ve probably never heard of most of them. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t seek them out.
Erin Stewart: 3 ways to overcome criticism in your marriage
Why I hope reining in my fault-finding will breed kindness instead of contempt in my marriage.
Michelle Singletary: Declutter your debt and your dwelling in the #NoDebtNoMess Challenge
In previous years, I've encouraged people to do a 21-day financial fast in which they couldn't spend money on anything that wasn't a necessity. For 2017, why not start by getting rid of things you don't need, in your home and financial life?