Parenting

May 24, 2024 01:11 PM MDT
This analogy powerfully shows why parents need to do more than protect their children from pornography; they need to prepare them to withstand it.
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May 15, 2024 07:26 AM MDT
Our relationship with Christ can transform our capacity to listen. Learning to listen well can deepen our spiritual rootedness with God and our loved ones.
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May 09, 2024 01:00 PM MDT
In a new interview, Stephanie Nielson says when her severely burned body was healing, her kids “saved” her life. Here’s how her perspective has changed my own approach to motherhood.
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May 01, 2024 07:12 AM MDT
As I rocked my fussy baby, I wondered, Is this how God feels when we refuse to take a break? Spiritual rest might be even more important than I thought.
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April 11, 2024 09:30 AM MDT
How do I partner with the Lord in supporting and loving my LGBTQ child? A mother answers this and other poignant questions from a faith-filled perspective.
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April 03, 2024 11:40 AM MDT
As a mom of two young boys, here are a few things that help my family and me have a better conference weekend.
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March 25, 2024 03:31 PM MDT
For more than 1,600 years Christians have been documented as celebrating Good Friday. What is this holiday and how can we make it meaningful?
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March 13, 2024 05:00 AM MDT
Here’s how celebrating Holy Week with your children can create spiritual memories to last a lifetime.
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February 23, 2024 07:16 AM MST
How about scripture study by candlelight? Simple ideas for how to help your gospel rituals feel special, maybe even a little magical.
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February 21, 2024 10:41 AM MST
The Apostle also answered the question, “What is the greatest thing you can do for your children?”
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February 12, 2024 01:24 PM MST
Maybe you’re like me and found it bittersweet to send your child on a mission. Here are a few thoughts to bring peace during the pain of saying goodbye.
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February 06, 2024 12:32 PM MST
For me, learning to love life didn’t come naturally and most days, life didn’t feel very fun.
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February 06, 2024 06:00 AM MST
Here are five simple ways I’ve found to communicate my own love to my child that I hope will then help them conceptualize and recognize God’s love, too.
5 Min Read
January 23, 2024 08:30 AM MST
A series of remarkable promptings and experiences led a world-class cellist back to the faith she’d decidedly left more than 20 years earlier.
11 Min Read
January 15, 2024 06:55 AM MST
We may be discouraged when reading of those who are ‘lost’ in Lehi’s vision. But if we examine the context, the vision can actually be a hopeful message.
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January 11, 2024 06:00 AM MST
I think I need “with all the feeling of a tender parent” embroidered on something.
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December 20, 2023 06:00 AM MST
Feeling overwhelmed by everything you need to do during the holiday season? Here are a few ideas to help ditch the guilt and find the joy.
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December 08, 2023 02:04 PM MST
God gave me a late-night thought that led to my son’s life-changing diagnosis. But I couldn't figure out how I "earned" this significant prompting.
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October 19, 2023 07:39 AM MDT
While missionaries’ challenges are many, our support from home can make a big difference! Here are a few practical ways parents and friends can help.
7 Min Read
October 06, 2023 07:29 AM MDT
Family history may sound intimidating, but there are a few simple ways to slip it into your spiritual diet.
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Fun
September 05, 2023 05:12 PM MDT
For Dan, finding his old Mustang is ‘truly a blessing.’
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August 24, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
Sister Aburto’s sincere reply was, ‘Your love for your boys is a beautiful motive for you to come. I am grateful to have you among us.’
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July 27, 2023 03:09 PM MDT
When Renee White’s then-18-month-old son, Eli, started throwing tantrums, she was shocked—not by her toddler’s behavior, but her own. She has since been on a journey to become a peaceful parent.
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Fun
July 12, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
In our home, “Bluey” reigns supreme as the favorite TV show. Here are 16 gospel-centered lessons we found on this fun and uplifting program.
9 Min Read
June 13, 2023 01:28 PM MDT
"In both my personal and professional opinion, my dad got this fatherhood thing pretty much figured out. Allow me to share seven fatherhood lessons that I learned from him (along with a few of my own thoughts)."
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May 25, 2023 09:10 AM MDT
Read Robert Millet inspiring response to a widow who had been told doing her late husband’s temple work would be a waste of time.
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April 19, 2023 01:53 PM MDT
When we tell our children they can’t play with certain children anymore, we may be unintentionally teaching them that there’s no space for forgiveness and no place for change. As I’ve thought about this, I've learned three truths that I hope can guide parents in similar situations.
8 Min Read
February 27, 2023 08:00 AM MST
These gifts might not be on your missionary’s packing list, but they sure will come in handy in the mission field!
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November 02, 2022 01:45 PM MDT
Courses are taught by experts in their fields and range from how to improve your scripture study to overcoming doubts to talking to your kids about tough topics like pornography.
2 Min Read
October 25, 2022 09:55 AM MDT
“In a world where the adversary wants the youth distracted, discouraged, and discontent it is more crucial than ever for our youth to understand their divine identity and their purpose in Heavenly Father’s plan.”
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October 21, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
It is our privilege and responsibility as parents to plant and to tend the seeds of faith and goodness. But if we become impatient, if we try to force growth or maturity before its time, we may end up hindering the beautiful, natural process of growth.
6 Min Read
October 07, 2022 02:47 PM MDT
Kathryn Davis recently asked her seminary students a simple question: “Do you think your parents know what you face when you walk down the halls of school?”
6 Min Read
October 03, 2022 07:05 AM MDT
Do you have questions about patriarchal blessings? After writing a book on the topic, Keith Erekson might have some answers for you.
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September 26, 2022 04:34 PM MDT
The training allowed me to understand the topic of abuse with a gospel lens, and I was able to apply it when an incident occurred in Primary.
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September 23, 2022 04:13 PM MDT
On July 10, 2015, 16-year-old Cory Swapp took his own life. Here’s why Cory’s mom has been dedicated to teaching other mothers what she wished she would’ve known.
7 Min Read
August 19, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Millennials are now grown, starting families, working, and settling into their lives as adults. It’s time to focus on learning about a new generation of Church members—Generation Z.
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August 05, 2022 10:00 AM MDT
One of the greatest principles the Church teaches us is to be more self-reliant, which includes increasing our education in all areas of life.
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June 30, 2022 12:00 PM MDT
My toddler makes it hard to have time for spiritual things, but a recent Instagram video helped me feel more confident in my role as a mother and how I’m spending my time.
4 Min Read
June 22, 2022 11:01 AM MDT
It’s not realistic to think your Nursery-aged child will sit still and listen intently for an entire Sacrament meeting. Here are a few ways to help them learn.
5 Min Read
June 17, 2022 01:18 PM MDT
“I knew it would be challenging to raise my daughters without my wife. But I soon found out I wasn’t really on my own.”
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June 17, 2022 09:30 AM MDT
Whether your teen is headed to the school scene, the MTC, or the world of the working, use this list of 10 important skills to make sure they're adequately prepared to fly solo. 
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May 25, 2022 01:08 PM MDT
My 10-year-old pitches a different excuse every week to convince us it’s impossible for him to go to church. And while I want him to be there, the resistance is draining.
5 Min Read
Fun
May 03, 2022 02:29 PM MDT
“Best of all were the funny stories they would tell about their parents—the kind of stories I know parents would not want their children to tell.”
5 Min Read
February 22, 2022 09:18 AM MST
“Your strategic plan is guiding you through major decisions instead of ‘my wants, your wants.’”
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February 17, 2022 08:37 AM MST
In their new book, Tad and Kathryn Callister share gratitude for their parents, who were their prime gospel teachers and examples.
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January 31, 2022 10:00 AM MST
This "His Grace" video is a touching complement to our study of Noah and the Flood this week in Come, Follow Me.
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January 11, 2022 06:22 PM MST
We can approach conversations about serving missions with both encouragement and understanding—even when someone decides not to serve.
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January 05, 2022 05:33 PM MST
“What are you going to teach your children?” President Nelson told Saints in Bolivia. “I would like to suggest you do what the Savior did.”
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March 25, 2021 05:28 PM MDT
The birth of Cameron and Rebecca King’s second daughter isn’t the birth story that most young parents imagine, but it is a story of how the hand of the Lord is always visible, even during hard times.
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February 10, 2021 02:47 PM MST
This article was originally published by LDS Living in May 2019. Find more from Elder Craig A. Cardon in his new book Growing Up Unto the Lord: Recognizing and Responding to the Voice of the Spirit, Living in Peace, and Blessing Generations.
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January 28, 2021 01:50 PM MST
“Never in my wildest dreams did I think that I would have my long-awaited newborn in the middle of the largest global crisis our generation has ever known.”
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