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8 Essential Skills to Teach Your Kids That Will Simplify Your Home Life

by Marie Calder Ricks, excerpted from "The Children You Want with the Kids You Have" | Mormon Life

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


How to Talk to Your Kids About This Sensitive Chastity Topic

by Geoff Steurer, MS, LMFT | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Masturbation is a sensitive and often controversial topic, even among members of the LDS Church. Although t...


One Successful Secret to Parenting

by Meridian Magazine | Mormon Life

What a powerful principle of parenting, one we can observe in our Heavenly Parents: " Notice that there is ...


Elders Bednar, Cook + 3 Other Apostles Whose Family Life Was Not Picture Perfect

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think

Not everyone grows up in an "ideal" family situation. Death, war, financial insecurity, divorce, Church ina...


Washington Paper: After Wife and Newborn Die, LDS Dad Relies on Faith to Raise 3 Children Alone

by Herald Net | Mormon Life

The day after Amy Clawson's 33rd birthday, she and her newborn daughter passed away on May 21. It was less ...


"Huffington Post" Shares LDS Church Video, Quotes LDS Prophets

by LDS Living Staff | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“A family needs a father to anchor it.”- L. Tom Perry "Noble fatherhood gives us a glimpse of the Divine." ...


Young Women General President Helps Parents Answer the Question, "Why Do I Have to Go to Mutual?"

by Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson | Mormon Life

Here are some great insights from Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson that can help parents get their kids excited ab...


After Their Dad Abandoned Them, How One LDS Family Celebrated Father's Day

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

"It's not always easy to put your kids before yourself, but when you do it right (meaning with love), you e...


4 Ways to Become a Better Father (from the Life of David O. McKay)

by Mark D. Ogletree | Makes You Think

The following is an excerpt from No Other Success: The Parenting Practices of David O. McKay by Mark D. Ogl...


Why an LDS Weatherman and Opera Singer Are Getting a Ton of Attention for Their Family "Hymn Selfies"

by Madeleine Tolk | Fun Mormon Life

The Siebert family loves to sing together. Jim and Debbie, and their four children—Ashley, Emmie, Grant, an...