Dave Says: An Allowance Is Like Welfare

by LDS Living Staff | Finances Parenting

Dear Dave, How do you feel about giving an allowance to kids who are younger than 10 years old? Anonymous D...


The Best Moments

by Janene Baadsgaard | Holidays Parenting

One December evening after I finally finished my nightly wiping up of slop, heave-ho, and potato cement fro...


Stopping the Christmas “Gimmes”

by Sarah M. McConkie | Holidays Parenting

December after December, parents face the tears, tantrums, and demands that often accompany each new season...


Children’s game teaches Primary songs

by LDS Living Staff | Parenting

A new program helps children learn music as well as the basics of playing the piano. The Children’s Primary...


Thankful Jar

by LDS Living staff | Parenting Tips

Sometimes it feels like the two least-used words in the English language are "thank you." It's sad how...


Overcoming Shyness

by Michelle Garrett | Parenting Self Improvement

It’s Sunday and you’re in Primary to help your child with the talk she has been asked to give. You feel con...


Garage Gallery

by Theresea Andrus | Parenting

My mode of preserving, distributing, and displaying my children’s artwork seemed to work fine until my olde...


Kids in the Kitchen

by Lorae Bowden | Parenting

My daughter Sarah came dejectedly home from the first day of "real cooking" in her sixth grade home economi...


Getting Him Back on His Feet

by Dave Ramsey | Finances Parenting

Dear Dave, My wife and I are getting close to retirement, and our 36-year old recently moved back in with u...

Running a Tight Ship

by Marie Calder Ricks | Parenting

Teaching families the skills necessary for a successful home life requires patience and know-how. As a prof...