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Former florist's 5 tips for ordering Mother’s Day flowers

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  May 3rd - 8:03am

Having spent time working as a florist, I hope to debunk a little bit of mystery surrounding what some people may find a mystifying pursuit: ordering flowers. Here are five tips to help make your flower ordering experience smoother.

Problem child? It's not your kid, it's you

Anastasia Pollock, Contributor  |  Posted  May 2nd - 7:44pm

Many parents unknowingly contribute to their children's tantrums and behavior problems. Learn how you can fix it.

Behind every great kid is a pushy parent

Julie Nelson, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 7:30pm

Children give up easily when learning new things and trying new skills. Those who succeed often have parents who don't give up on them. Here are three ways parents can "push" their children to be successful.

Mom pens open letter to parent who made fun of her son's size

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 7:20am

When a mother overheard other parents making fun of her son’s size at a rugby match, she took to social media to defend her child. It didn’t take long for her message to resonate with thousands of friends and strangers alike.

Letting go of everyday fears

Connie Sokol, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 7:44pm

Sure, most of us have experienced the big fears, say, of public speaking or snakes. But what about the everyday fears, the ones that silently gnaw at us in our mind and heart? Consider these three ways to live more happily.

Lehi family celebrates 3 generations born on the same day

Robynn Garfield, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 12:24pm

A Utah family recently celebrated their daughter's birthday, which she shares with her dad and paternal grandfather.

Study: Spanking contributes to aggression, anti-social behavior

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 8:52am

A new study reveals that spanking your child may have a longer-lasting impact than just a few tears.

Arsenic, rice and your baby's diet

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 7:22pm

Ask any mom or dad to name their baby's first food. The likely answer? Rice cereal. What's a common go-to "healthy" snack for toddlers and kiddos? Rice cakes.

Have You Seen This? Vlogger makes mommy version of Meghan Trainor song

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 1:12pm

Equipped with a wind machine, her four-year-old son Porter and a slew of everyday scenarios worth saying “no” to, 26-year-old former BYU student Tara Brough made this hilarious parody of a pop song.

Women share stories on motherhood, find camaraderie at annual local show

Kate Rose Lee, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 9:01am

Whether our experiences with motherhood were good, bad, hilarious, or tragic. LTYM is an opportunity for people to stand up on stage and bravely share those stories with their communities.

The unintended consequences to calling breast-feeding 'natural'

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Apr 26th - 7:23pm

Breast-feeding: "It's only natural." It's a message women have often heard as part of a campaign launched in 2013 by the Department of Health and Human Services. But, according to a pair of experts, this type of campaign could backfire in a big way.

The 'Home Alone' scenario: Is your child old enough to be left alone?

Kent Larson, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 25th - 7:24pm

At some point, all parents must face this question: When is it OK to leave my child home alone? And making an informed decision ahead of time is far wiser than waiting. Here are some questions and tips to review before making the decision.

Missouri boy sells lemonade to help pay for his adoption

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 25th - 9:01am

A third-grader in Missouri has been selling lemonade to help pay for his adoption.

Toddler who nearly drowned in cooler makes amazing recovery

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Apr 25th - 8:45am

A toddler who nearly drowned just over a week ago is back home, happy and healthy, in what family members say is nothing less than a miracle.

Is your marriage broken?

Kim Giles and Kristena Eden, Contributors  |  Posted  Apr 25th - 6:57am

"When my husband and I were first married we were so happy. Now it seems like he purposefully tries to make my life miserable." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Kim works with Claritypoint coach Kristena Eden to share some ways to repair a broken relationship.

Northern Idaho family breaks 101-year streak of boy births

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 24th - 4:00pm

For the first time since 1914, the Underdahl family can send out "it's a girl" baby announcements.

If parents see their kids as overweight, they're more likely to be so

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Apr 23rd - 10:20pm

One way health programs today are trying to reduce the growing problem of childhood obesity in the United States is by making parents aware that their child is overweight. The thinking is they can take steps to help their child eat more healthily and exercise more.

'Saturday Night Live' heroin sketch sparks outrage among families of addicts

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Apr 21st - 7:48pm

What were you thinking "Saturday Night Live"? That's what a lot of fans — and mothers of addicts — are saying after a sketch on Saturday's show featured a fake drug commercial for "Heroin AM," an option for people "who want to use heroin" but also "get stuff done."

Better preemie pain relief sought amid new call for action

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 20th - 8:08pm

It used to be thought that these infants were too young to feel pain. The American Academy of Pediatrics has new advice — and an admonishment.

Twins used their ADHD to become millionaires

Becky Griffin, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 19th - 7:43pm

Twins Mark and Mike Patey attribute their success to their ADHD minds.