Santa arrived in style Friday at Opportunity Village in Las Vegas, bringing his entourage via helicopter for a VIP welcoming party.
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For many families, Thanksgiving invokes the need to go to a specific family member's house, to have the same foods year after year, and for some, shopping! While there is absolutely nothing wrong with being able to look forward to something so comforting and familiar, it can be good to shake up the usual holiday traditions a little.
Years ago, I asked my extended family to put an end to our annual holiday gift exchange — but not because I’m a Grinch. In fact, I love getting presents. But I didn't like how we were having to spend time and money buying gifts for each other that we really didn't need or, in some cases, want.
All the cooking, cleaning, hosting, washing, baking, laughing and scrubbing is surely too much for one person to handle. Try giving your kids a little more responsibility and credit this year and see your to-do list shrink before your eyes.
Now in its 13th year, the Las Vegas Stake Family History Jamboree is set to offer a roster of more than 40 classes designed to help anyone research their family history.
Aside from choosing the right person to marry, having children is the greatest decision you will make in your life.
You probably won't be surprised to hear that a new report found that teens and tweens spend a lot of time watching TV, videos and movies, playing video games, reading, listening to music and checking social media, but you might be somewhat shocked by just how much time.
When it comes to data on how many U.S. children have at least one parent behind bars, previous estimates don't paint a picture of the grim reality.
All childhood aggression is not equal, but that's a fact missed by stringent no-touch policies that eradicate free-play activities like a good game of tag or dodgeball.
Celebrating Halloween can involve dealing with some real-scary stuff. How can parents avoid all that stuff and make this Halloween a safe and healthy one for kids?
The anger, fatigue and frustration that come with everyday problems may make us say things we don’t really mean. The effects of these words, however, are out of your control and may not be what you expect.
"Las Vegas wedding" is more than a statement of fact. Thanks to movies, TV shows and comedy routines, it has become a stereotype, a cliche, a descriptive phrase for a quickie, spur-of-the-moment marriage that's doomed to fail.
Most of the time gut feelings are reliable and worth paying attention to, but your subconscious fears can also get in the way and muddle these messages.
In all honesty, parenthood is pretty rad every day of the year, but Halloween brings a whole host of awesome for parents.
Go west, young trick-or-treaters. That's the advice of the online real estate database Zillow, which announced five Las Vegas neighborhoods — all in the western or northwestern 'burbs — as the top places to scare up the most Halloween treats.
The first rule of parenting: Everyone thinks their child is a superstar.
I know how much it means just to hear someone say, “I understand. I’ve been through that, too.” So this is me reaching out, hoping someone will read this and know there is someone who has been though — is going through — the same thing you are.
Who's in the right, the parent with a screaming child or the people in the child's vicinity?
Those celebrating Halloween this year are expected to spend $950 million on children's Halloween costumes, according to the National Retail Federation. That’s a lot of money shelled out for an outfit that’s likely only going to be worn once. Do your pocketbook a favor by making inexpensive costumes for your kids.
Children do need to learn from their own experiences. But children also need to be protected to an appropriate extent.
Depression isn’t a dirty word, and its companion terms aren’t, either.
The National Retail Federation released its 2015 Halloween Consumer Top Costumes survey, and a Yahoo News report indicated princess costumes topped the kid category for the 11th year in a row.
Although women make up the majority of domestic violence cases, about 835,000 men across the United States are domestically abused by their partners every year
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