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The mouths of babes

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

I'm learning a lot from my daughter. Today, for example, I learned about vanity. While I was getting dresse...

Put down that cell phone and talk, mom

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

That was the plea of a recent New York Times column that highlighted the latest downfall of tech-savvy pare...

The Punctuation of Parenthood

by The Apron Stage | Best of LDS Blogs

Spring is over. At least it is in Arizona. April and the temperatures are pushing 100. No more open windows...

How to Boost Your Child’s Self Esteem

by Feminist Mormon Housewives | Best of LDS Blogs

There are very few things in life that are more precious than your children, so it comes as no surprise tha...

10 ideas for a meaningful conference for children

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

It's time to gather as church members for the special weekend that is general conference. This can be such ...

Take heart, Mom: Kids do grow up

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Before I had children, I used to wonder why general authorities would always speak with concern and underst...

Orson Scott Card: Time is better than toys

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

We want to provide the best for our kids. But what is "best"? We certainly don't mean the minimum. The old ...

Fear is a Failure of Faith or My Son Started Jr. High Yesterday

by Light Refreshments Served | Best of LDS Blogs

It was not without some hesitation that I sent my son to Dixon Jr. High yesterday. I went to Jr. high there...

Mormon family took the Lord along on its 52-week journey

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

As John and September Higham and their two young children traveled around the world in 2006, they could onl...

The other day, I coveted

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Of all the commandments we follow in the LDS Church -- and there are a lot of them -- one of the easiest fo...