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Motherhood Matters: Why your teenager might be happier without a smartphone

If you buy your teens basic phones, I promise they won’t be alone.

'Shaun the Sheep' is sly, understated, stop-motion fun for the whole family

“Shaun the Sheep” is another great marriage of sly British wit and the character of stop-motion animation. Read more »

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'Shaun the Sheep Movie': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "Shaun the Sheep Movie." Read more »

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: Sharing stories enriches family history experience

As the countdown to a new school year begins, I'm reminded of my own elementary school days. The good — and the not so good. Read more »

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A fresh, healthy take on pizza that is a great way to get those veggies

Easy to make and great for warm weather, this fresh vegetable pizza uses crescent roll dough for the crust and a savory cream cheese topping. All types of vegetables can be used in this simple dish. Read more »

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Preschoolers can learn almost anything, but they can't learn everything

Most parents know how incredibly impressionable 3- and 4-year-olds are. They are like little sponges. They can learn almost anything they are exposed to. Read more »

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Here’s why you should take a closer look at your child’s picky eating

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It’s pretty common for children not to like certain foods. Maybe they avoid broccoli, shuffle corn around their plates or beg you for pizza. Read more »

9 hours ago

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UTubers: Devin Graham posts video of Slip 'N Slide waterfall

Devin Graham's latest YouTube video features shots from all angles of people sliding down a waterfall in British Columbia. Read more »

10 hours ago

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The Clean Cut: Mitt Romney makes cameo in Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show' teaser

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney makes a cameo in Stephen Colbert's promo for "The Late Show." Read more »

11 hours ago

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Is this child drowning? It may not look like it, but yes

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No summer is complete without at least a few trips to the pool. Splashing around with friends and jumping off the diving board is an easy way for children to have fun, but it can quickly turn deadly. Read more »

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Balancing act: Self-confidence is key to success at work

A recent survey found that 89 percent of U.S. workers believe they deserve a raise, and 54 percent plan to ask for one this year. But when faced with the prospect of asking for an increase in pay,... Read more »

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My view: A lifetime of thoughtful, honest words

Papers trim down. They make painful cuts to staff. It would be questionable if even Clark Kent could get a job at the Daily Planet. Read more »

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Alex Boye to make second appearance on NBC's 'America's Got Talent'

LDS musician and Utah resident Alex Boye will once again be featured on NBC's "America's Got Talent." Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Boy receives first pediatric double-hand transplant, tells children to hold on to their dreams

One 8-year-old boy will be able to throw a football and climb the monkey bars for the first time in his life after receiving the first ever pediatric double-hand transplant. Read more »

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20 things I wish I had known before having children

If you, like me, have ever wished you could request a copy of the instruction manual that was missing when your child was born, perhaps you can gain some wisdom from this list of things I wish... Read more »

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ValueSpeak: 'Goodbye, Farewell and Amen'

According to my calculations, this is the 1,314th time I’ve situated myself in front of a computer keyboard to write a weekly column that attempts to look at contemporary issues from the... Read more »

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From Russia with love: Italian swimmer proposes marriage after gold-medal win

It started with nausea and vomiting. It ended with a winning strategy. And it was punctuated with a marriage proposal. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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'Dedication to education': Outgoing Utah Symphony associate conductor to direct final concert after 4 years of service

Vladimir Kulenovic, associate conductor for the Utah Symphony, will be conducting his final performance with the symphony Aug. 5 at the Deer Valley Music Festival in Park City. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Author's take on David and Goliath is a reminder there is more to a person than a label

When David openly challenges class president Veronica, he thinks he's got her figured out. When it lands him in the race against her, he discovers that maybe perfect Veronica isn't so perfect after... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Beating the odds: Trip to the White House helps two Utah students chart a future

Last week, two Salt Lake students were invited to a summit hosted by first lady Michelle Obama centered on helping first-generation college students finish a post-high school education. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Renovation Solutions: Finding more space without an addition

Adding more space to your home is more than just adding additional square footage. Smart remodels can change the way your house works for you without an addition. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Chris Hicks: ‘Mystery Science Theater’ episodes make their DVD debut this week

1950s delinquents, a giant spider and a ‘HARM’-ful spy are mocked by the Mystery Science Theater’ crew in episodes making their DVD debut this week. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Musician's movie theater proposal garners 3.7 million views

Some girls dream of marrying a movie star, and one girl's boyfriend made that dream a reality. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Motherhood Matters: 4 ways to help your children get along

As with so many parts of mothering, the easiest thing to do is not always best. These four approaches are worth the extra effort. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Think twice about where you get your baby advice

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A study released by Pediatrics found that many mothers report receiving inaccurate and conflicting advice on caring for a new baby, and often don't receive much advice from doctors at all —... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Cruise, Ferguson deliver a winner with thrilling 'Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation'

There is no actor on the face of the planet who works as hard to entertain his audience as Tom Cruise. He's become the world’s preeminent thrill-seeking philanthropist, and the philanthropist... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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