Parenting & Pregnancy

Gilmore Girls Family Lessons

Gilmore Girls Family Lessons

Do you perk up when you hear the words, Gilmore Girls? Are you still hoping that Netflix will put out a season two of A Year in the Life to answer all those loose ends we were left with? I know that I am. Gilmore […]

The Influence of a Dad

The Influence of a Dad

Many years ago, when my oldest son, Kevin, was a little boy, I used to tell him over and over that his daddy was a really good man. One day we were looking at the Ensign, at the picture of the general authorities. I said, […]

Parenting tip #10:  Love Your Kids—No Matter What

Parenting tip #10:  Love Your Kids—No Matter What

    By Phyllis Rosen Before writing this last article on parenting, I want to state something for the record: I HAVE SIX WONDERFUL CHILDREN! But I didn’t always know that. There were times during their upbringing when I wasn’t convinced they were all that […]

Parenting Tip #9:  Be in the Moment

Parenting Tip #9: Be in the Moment

Suppose Queen Elizabeth showed up unexpectedly at your home.  How would you respond? A) Invite her in but continue to watch your Netflix. (only ten minutes left!) B) Invite her in, talk to her, but at the same time post her picture to your Instagram. […]

Parenting Tip #8: Play with your Kids!

Parenting Tip #8: Play with your Kids!

Many of you know the saying:  All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. This is true for parenting!!   All work and no play makes for very boring parents. Relax a little and take the time to really have fun with your children. […]

Parenting Tip #7: Admit When You Are Wrong

Parenting Tip #7: Admit When You Are Wrong

No one wants to admit being wrong, and certainly no parent wants to remember the times when his or her parenting was less than stellar.  As parents we try hard to make good choices, but unfortunately,  there comes a day when you get it wrong. […]

Parenting Tip #6:  Teach your children about Jesus Christ

Parenting Tip #6:  Teach your children about Jesus Christ

Of all the things I did as a parent, teaching my children about Jesus Christ is the one area in which I wish I’d done more.   Don’t get me wrong.   I did many things to teach my kids about Jesus Christ and the role He […]

Managing Childhood Asthma

Managing Childhood Asthma

Because asthma is the most common chronic illness among children it’s important to understand managing childhood asthma. Upon this discovery many parents have a limited understanding of the disease and its treatment, which is the exact information parents need to know and utilize to keep […]

Parenting Tip #5: Work Ethic

Parenting Tip #5: Work Ethic

Teach Your Children to Work Hi-ho, hi-ho, it’s off to work we go… In Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the dwarfs sing cheerfully with their shovels in hand as they march off to work in the mines.  This probably is not the way your […]

Parenting Tip #4: Support Your Spouse

Parenting Tip #4: Support Your Spouse

As my husband and I were discussing parenting (we often do) we realized that a large part of parenting is supporting your spouse. You may wonder “what does that have to do with parenting? Turns out it plays a large role. There are many ways […]