This collection addresses lasting marriages, prioritizing time spent nurturing children, and the increase in love, acceptance, and mutual support within families who communicate kindly with each other.
"Take Especial Care of Your Family"
(D&C 126) Elder Maxwell counsels us to take especial care of your family.
"The Family is Central to the Creator's Plan"
Various people express their thoughts on the importance of the family.
"The Family is Ordained of God"
By reading "The Family: A Proclamation to the World," we can learn the importance of the family.
A Family Culture of Love
Meet the Pereira family. They love soccer, animals, and making bread because each of those things brings them closer together. Find out how in this episode of Happy Families.
A Family Story
The Bourne family explains what's important to them and how they are drawing closer as a family by being members of the Church.
A Father’s Influence
Sister Elaine S. Dalton speaks at the 2011 October General Conference.
A Lesson in Spelling–Dieter F. Uchtdorf
A lesson in spelling from an apostle of God. #LoveOneAnother
A Recipe For a Happy Family
Too many cooks in the kitchen? That is never a problem for the Chavez family. In fact, making a delicious meal elbow-to-elbow is their favorite way to spend time together.
Children wrestle their father to the ground so that he is unable to answer a call from his golf buddy.
At the Movies
A husband and wife, separated by their children, can still touch hands in a movie theater.
Bad Hair Day
A father stays home from bowling night to play with his daughters.
Blending Families: Love is Key
Love is the key—that is the motto the Goodjohn family lives by. Whether they are at home or at the park, you can bet that Nandi, Troy, and his daughter Dior are doing their best to show each other how much they care.
A couple has a strange experience going to the movies.
Born to Play the Game
A mother and son play a round of basketball.
But Not Forgotten
A couple watches a video the young woman's dad made for her before he died. Her dad reminds her of jumping in leaves and how much he loves her.
A son pesters his dad with a bunch of questions.
By the Hour
A boy wants to buy some of his dad's time.
A family goes on a canoeing trip.
Casey at the Bat
A little girl, Casey, goes up to bat at her softball game.
A girl shopping with her friends talks to her mother on the cell phone.
A girl is surprised by a zealous cheering section at her violin recital.
A little girl tells her mom to spend time with her before she becomes a teenager.
A dad has a heart-to-heart with his daughter about her sister.
A family has a day at the park.
Defenders of the Family Proclamation
Bonnie L. Oscarson encourages Latter-day Saint women to defend marriage, the divine roles of parents, and the sanctity of the home.
A man receives a dramatic phone call while out to dinner.
An advertisement for every man's dream car.
A father counsels his son after he loses his job.
Families Sacrifice, Give & Love
“I believe families are there to help each other."
Elder Ballard encourages members to follow a divine pattern by holding family councils, setting aside technology, and listening to one another.
A young boy struggles to find a place in the church choir.
Family History Strengthens Family Unity
Families in the Guaymuras Stake in Tegucigalpa, Honduras have grown closer as they have participated together in family history and temple work.
The home is the laboratory of our lives, and what we learn there largely determines what we do when we leave there.
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Fathers and Sons
A young man in Nevada applied the counsel given by Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and changed his relationship with his father forever.
Finding Lasting Peace and Building Eternal Families
Elder L. Tom Perry's address at the October 2014 General Conference.
Gathering the Family of God
President Eyring teaches about the importance of gathering the family of God through family history and temple work.
General Conference April 2015
D. Todd Christofferson speaking from the pulpit during General Conference. April 2015, Saturday afternoon session.
Going to the Dogs
A family is too busy to see a little girl's picture, so she finds the only one who will listen—the dog.
A father and son get a little restless during the “first quarter" of a ballet performance. Luckily, they recharge during “halftime" with some candy to finish out the night with smiles.
Having Children in Faith
It is a privilege for a husband and wife to be able to bear children. The decision on when to have children takes faith and is between the husband, wife, and the Lord.
Highlight: The Family is of God
Highlight: Sister Carole M. Stephens' address at the April 2015 General Conference.
Highlight: Why Marriage and Family Matters – Everywhere in the World
Highlight: Elder L. Tom Perry’s address at the April 2015 General Conference.
Highlight: Why Marriage, Why Family
Highlight: Elder D. Todd Christofferson’s address at the April 2015 General Conference.
A father is busy working on a special project at home.
Home and Family
The family is the most basic and important unit in society and the highest priority for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Home and Family - Through Small Things
Challenged by their bishop, three youth learn what it takes to make their home a holy place.
A mother talks to her daughter about cheating on homework.
How Do I Love Thee?
Elder Holland gives a powerful talk about how you can better show love for your friends, family, dates or spouse by following the example of Jesus Christ.
I've Put It Off Too Long
A father finds time to play ball with his children.
Improve Family Relationships by Being More Pleasant, Urged President Nelson
President Russell M. Nelson urged youth assembled in the visitors’ center in Palmyra to be a better example in family relationships by making themselves more pleasant to be around.
In Sickness and Health
See how faith and love can remain strong through the challenges and the changing seasons of our lives.
Is Mom Home?
A mother encourages her son to keep practicing the piano.
Johnny Got a Job
Friends eating at a restaurant ask what the son of another couple is doing.
Joy in Families
The greatest joys in this life center in families, as they will in the worlds to come.
Just What to Say
A mother listens to her teenage daughter.
A family kidnaps a busy father to go camping.
A couple explains how they have been married for 47 years.
Parents talk to their daughter about getting in late the night before.
Like Father Like Son
A young father goes to his parents for some advice.
Little Mr. Microchip
A young boy helps his mother on the computer.
Love Her Mother
How can a father raise a happy, well-adjusted daughter in today's increasingly toxic world?
Make It a Good Day
“I think being a mom is the most important job in the world—and I’m not joking,” says mother Clair Kenny, whose big family stars in the first episode of Mormon Channel’s brand new video series, “Happy Families.”
Marriage and Divorce
Elder Dallin H. Oaks testifies that the Atonement of Jesus Christ can heal the pain of a troubled or broken marriage for all who humbly seek His help.
Marriage and Family Can Endure Forever
(D&C 132:15-24) Elder Nelson teaches how marriage and family can endure forever.
Marry the Right Person - Veme
"If you marry the right person at the right time and in the right place, you need not fear."—M. Russell Ballard
Miss The Bus
A young girl is frantic about missing the bus.
A dad overcomes time management problems.
Moments That Matter Most
We would do well to slow down a little, focus on the significant, lift up our eyes, and truly see the things that matter most.
Motherhood: An Eternal Partnership with God
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland shares an encouraging tribute to mothers who, through both challenges and accomplishments, work in partnership with God to raise His children.
Mothers and Daughters
Young women in Alberta, Canada, talk about why their mothers are such good examples for them. Elder M. Russell Ballard teaches about the blessings and importance of the special relationship between mothers and daughters.
Our Fun Family Vacation
Some of life's happiest moments come from spending time with your family. Successful families are built and maintained with faith, love, compassion, work and wholesome recreational activities.
Parenting: Touching the Hearts of Our Youth
Effective parenting means taking the time to listen and to understand the hearts of our children so that we can grow together in faith, friendship, and love.
Parents and Children
President Oaks encourages women in shepherding God’s children along the covenant path and counsels young women to limit cell phone usage and be kind to others.
Parents to Help Save Their Families
(D&C 68:25-32) Elder Hales teaches the role parents play in helping to save their families.
A husband remembers to be a gentleman to his wife.
Peace at Home
Quote given by Elder Richard G. Scott in the Saturday afternoonon April 6, 2013.
A father calls his daughter just to say hi.
Plan of Salvation - We’re Still a Family
A young man shares how the plan of salvation has helped him to see the blessings that can come through trials.
Please Sit Down
A young boy struggles through a boring dinner party.
A husband and wife find time to play with their children.
Potato Chip Trail
A father and his son eat a snack.
President Nelson - Make Your Homes True Sanctuaries of Faith
Your consistent efforts in this endeavor—even during those moments when you feel that you are not being particularly successful—will change your life, that of your family, and the world.
Elder Ballard speaks about "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" and the importance of familes.
Proclamation Series: Children
Parents are responsible to teach children to love and serve one another and to obey the commandments.
Protect Our Nestlings
We live in a very dangerous world that threatens those things that are most spiritual. The family is under attack from forces seen and unseen. We need to live in such a way that the adversary cannot steal into our homes.
Protection in the Family
Quote given by Elder L. Tom Perry in the Saturday afternoon session on October 6, 2012.
Raising a Family: Learning the Ropes Together
Christy, Jay, and their four kids are experts at all sorts of interesting things, but they know their success outside of the home is actually the result of success within the home.
Recipe for a Happy Family
Youth of Johannesburg Second Ward share the ways they show service and kindness to their family and friends through work.
RootsTech General Session Sponsor 2017: Ancestry
Ancestry sponsor ad for the RootsTech Saturday General Session on February 11, 2017.
Imagine what a little time can do for your family.
A father takes time to play space adventures with his daughter.
A father plays hide-and-seek with his son.
Show Devotion to Your Family
Statement by President Boyd K. Packer in the Saturday morning session on March 31, 2012.
A father plays soccer with his children.
Something Important to Do
A father plays catch with his daughter, and the neighbor's son plays with them.
The members of a stable family know who they are, where they are going, and what they want to achieve.
Strong Family, Strong Nation
Strong families can lead to strong communities and strong nations.
The Blessings of the Temple
The blessings of the temple enable us to be sealed (connected) to our families after death and return back to the presence of our Father in Heaven.
The Family Is Ordained of God
Women from around the world testify of the blessings of the family in God’s plan.
A father and his son paint their fence.
The Swing Set
A father has fun playing with his children on a swing set.
These Things I Know
Quote given by President Boyd K. Packer in the Saturday morning session on April 6, 2013.
This Is My Work and My Glory
Quote given by Elder M. Russell Ballard in the Saturday morning session on April 6, 2013.
Today's Family: Elder Andersen on Children
Elder Andersen speaks about the importance of having children.
A father and son talk to another son on the phone while riding in their truck.
A mother and father play Simon Says with their daughter.
A father asks his son what he is going to do that night
We Believe in Families
Elder Neil L. Andersen speaks at the 2011 October General Conference.
What Family Means
The Davies bring new meaning to the phrase “one big, happy family.” With seven kids, Jim and Becky Davies’ family is bigger than they had dreamed it could be.
What Family Means to Me
A music video for youth about the meaning and importance of family.
What Is the Purpose of Family?
The family is the divine building block of society.
What Matters Most
President Thomas S. Monson counsels us to spend time with, cherish, and express love to the people we hold dear.
When You Save a Girl, You Save Generations
Statement by Mary N. Cook in the general Young Women meeting on March 30, 2013.
With All the Feeling of a Tender Parent: A Message of Hope to Families
No matter how evil the world becomes, our families can be at peace. If we do what’s right, we will be guided and protected.
A son begs his father to take him out for pancakes.
President Eyring teaches that celestial marriage is central to everything we do and that each priesthood holder should make families the focus of his efforts.
Two swashbucklers, the lead swordsman and his noble sidekick, battle together on a quest to strengthen family bonds. Be prepared for an epic tale—complete with a princess. TEST