Stories from family:
Scholars at Brigham Young University and Princeton conducted research about the stress of parenting. Some stepfathers – those with multiple family roles – experience the highest stress levels.
Parents may not be as savvy with social media as their teenage children, but new research shows they shouldn’t shy away from sending their teen a friend request on Facebook or engaging them on Twitter, Instagram and other social platforms.
Three separate BYU studies appear in a special issue of the journal Economics and Human Biology that focuses on obesity and the family.
Fathers looking to bolster their relationships with teenage children don’t need to break the bank this summer for a major family trip. A new study by BYU researchers says youth feel a higher level of family cohesion and functionality when dad simply spends more time playing catch, watching a movie or eating with them.
The Wheatley Institution will conduct a conference on "Defense of the Family: Natural Law and Perspectives" Thursday, Jan. 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. in the Gordon B. Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center at Brigham Young University.
The 41st annual BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy, “Strengthening Ties That Bind Families Together Forever,” will offer more than 140 classes, allowing participants to acquire new skills and helpful information in family history research July 28–31.