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Dear Parents: What We Wish Parents Knew about Being a Teenager Today

by April Osborn | September 5, 2008 | Parenting

"Parents just don't understand" has been a favorite motto for teenagers for generations. And the mother of ...

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Preventing Summer Brain Drain

by Kim Grant | July 7, 2008 | Parenting

According to Sylvan Learning Center, students often forget new concepts within 24 to 48 hours after learnin...

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Managing the Snack Attack

by Heidi Cutler | June 16, 2008 | Parenting

Maybe three times a week, when my little brother and I got home from school, Mom had some sort of snack wai...

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Choosing the Right Pet

by Kate Ensign-Lewis | May 30, 2008 | Parenting

Many families consider getting a pet at one time or another. Owning a pet does require time, but there are ...

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Teaching Your Children to Fly

by Merrilee Boyack | May 26, 2008 | Parenting

All our lives we're taught to make plans and set goals and to write them down. We have a plan for our educa...

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The Joys of Being a One-of-a-Kind Mom

by Debra Sansing Woods | May 9, 2008 | Parenting

Can you imagine what the world would be like if all the mothers in the world were exactly alike in how they...

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Gardening with Kids

by Kim Grant | April 21, 2008 | Parenting

For most kids, getting dirty is second nature. And while teaching them to garden may take a little work and...

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New Opportunities to Learn the Value of Work

by LDS Living Staff | April 14, 2008 | Parenting

Not very long ago, almost all boys grew up in the great outdoors--running around barefoot, jumping off hay ...

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On Fabric and Flaws

by Wendy Ellison | March 21, 2008 | Parenting Hot Topics

After all the waiting and wishing, we were pleased when a nice young man asked her, in some elaborately cre...

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A Parent's Thanksgiving List

by Janene Wolsey Baadsgaard | November 16, 2007 | Parenting

I'm grateful my children demand I talk to them when I don't feel like talking, feed them when I'm not hungr...