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Experts debate whether marriage is needed for kids to thrive

Some argue that marriage really isn't crucial; kids just need two parents committed to raising them.

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Really simple things to avoid when you're pregnant

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Pregnancy is not an easy process by any means, but to make it easier, there are some things you should avoid. Read more »

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: The evolution of family quirks: Sharing tricks of the trade from generation to generation

I learned most of my parenting tricks from my mother and father, who learned them from their mother and father, and their grandparents. How many of the little things you do are quirks inherited... Read more »

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Erin Stewart: How to survive your preschooler's loony years

Let’s take a closer look at the traits that make 3-year-olds absolutely nuts. Read more »

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'Crystal Puzzle' author shares lessons learned from a sibling with Asperger’s

“Crystal Puzzle: Growing Up with a Sister with Asperger’s," by Utah blogger and author Ashley Nance, is a charming, edifying true story of sisterhood and how the trials that come with... Read more »

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Paintbrushes, fairy tales and chore charts: The life of artist Emily McPhie

Emily McPhie is both an artist and mother of four. In this interview conducted July 16, McPhie talks of finding balance between art and motherhood. Read more »

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Lehi trail next stop for Utah County Try a Trail

Hikers are invited to enjoy a trail with the Utah County commissioners and the Utah County Health Department. Read more »

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If Pinterest makes you feel like a failure as a mother

My mother didn't specialize in home decor or gourmet cooking, and she didn't lift weights or run marathons. But she makes me feel like I am the most important, wonderful person ever born. Read more »

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3 South Jordan siblings battling rare disease where food could kill them

Three South Jordan siblings suffer from a rare white blood cell disorder that makes eating a life or death proposition. Friends and family are trying to raise money for genetic testing and treatment. Read more »

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Theater review: PTC's 'Spelling Bee' buzzes with gleeful humor

Pioneer Theatre Company opens its season with a sparkling production of the comedy-filled 'Spelling Bee' that prompts not only guffaws and chuckles, but deep belly laughs as well. Read more »

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BYU among top 10 most musical universities

Brigham Young University was listed as one of the top 40 most musical universities, according to a study by Spotify. Read more »

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21 things seen in dating that could hurt your marriage

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Dating someone and think they're the one? You may want to read this list and see if they are showing some of these signs. Read more »

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More children live to age 5, work still to be done

More of the world's children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday. Read more »

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Mom battling cancer determined to live for premature newborn, family

Just three weeks ago, Kathy Taylor received a devastating diagnosis. The mother of five, who was 26 weeks pregnant, was told she had an aggressive form of melanoma that had spread throughout her... Read more »

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Grand Theatre's 'Forever Plaid' offers so much to love

The Grand Theatre has hit it right on the mark with "Forever Plaid." The production is funny and sweet, and the four Plaids have the vocal skills and charm to pull it off almost effortlessly. Read more »

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'The Addams Family' has clever Utah Valley premiere at the SCERA Center for the Arts

The Utah County premiere of "The Addams Family" is a gem inspired by the popular TV show about a strange and funny family with spooky ideas. Director Shawn Mortensen knew it would work for the SCERA. Read more »

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: The role of rocks in the Gaelic nations

There are so many rocks in Gaelic territories that everything is made from them: walls, roads, buildings, more walls, homes, roofs, castles — did I also mention walls — abbeys and... Read more »

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Primary Children's opens outpatient facility

Primary Children’s Hospital celebrated the opening of the new Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building Monday. Read more »

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Telling your parents you're getting married, explained

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Here's how to go about telling your parents you're getting married. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Military father surprises family with early return at BYU football game

Sgt. Adam Boss shared his surprise homecoming with not only his wife Alexis and toddler daughter on Thursday, but with more than 60,000 fans at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Read more »

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10 compliments your kids need to hear

Kids need compliments. Use these 10 compliments to show your kid how much you care. Read more »

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Stuart Edge, Alex Boye, other Utah artists pay it forward during performance at City Creek (+video)

Edge gathered a group of Utah artists to donate their time and talents to help earn money for someone in need. Read more »

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‘Spenser: For Hire,’ ‘Midnight Special’ now on DVD for the first time

The long-awaited DVD debut of “Spenser: For Hire” has finally arrived, along with ’70s music from “The Midnight Special.” Read more »

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'I am Adam Lanza's Mother' author Liza Long says moms of mentally ill children need more help

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Two years ago, after the Sandy Hook shootings, Boise mom Liza Long wrote a blog post that went viral about her struggles with her mentally ill teenager. Today her son is healthy, and her new book... Read more »

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6 science-fiction and fantasy movies inspired by the Bible

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Not all biblical films are direct retellings of Bible stories. In fact, these common stories actually have connections back to the Bible. Read more »

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When it comes to TV's future, Millennials hold the remote

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According to a new study, many Millennials plan to say goodbye to cable and in doing so, change the entire industry. Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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