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Studies show different roles of mothers benefit children in different ways

Both stay-at-home and working mothers can be of benefit to children, teaching different things.

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Motherhood Matters: 6 ways to help your shy child

Surely there must be a way to preserve all of the wonderful parts of being introverted while helping my shy daughter enjoy third grade. Read more »

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Erin Stewart: Are your possessions stealing your happiness?

I am reclaiming my life from all the "stuff" weighing my family down. Read more »

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Steve Eaton: Columnist wonders how his life would be different if he hadn’t run from the law

I'm a rule-keeper. I didn't get kicked out of high school once. But there was one night when I was on the run from the law. I didn't get caught. I fear it may have changed my life forever. Read more »

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A pasta dish that celebrates bacon

Almost 70 years ago, Italians voted out their governing monarchy, establishing new freedoms and welcoming their new republic. Change can be embraced, even when creating in the kitchen. Read more »

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Could a humpback whale make your child stop interrupting?

Do any of you parents ever struggle with things like bickering, fighting, interrupting, rudeness, disrespect and sibling rivalry? Read more »

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: Cemeteries bring memories of family spread near and far

Family members may be spread far and wide, but searching cemetery records online can bring them closer. Read more »

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Book review: 'Forgotten Skills of Backyard Herbal Healing and Family Health' is a great intro into herbal world

With pictures, step by step instructions and easy to follow examples, "Forgotten Skills of Backyard Herbal Healing and Family Health' provides great instruction for anyone looking to advance in... Read more »

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Balancing act: Does parenting bring happiness? For me, absolutely

As I watch my children dance through life, I realize that my greatest moments of joy and happiness come from time with my family. And that's why I write a column about work-life balance. Read more »

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Michelle Singletary: How, and how much, to help a college grad

There isn't a one-plan-fits-all approach to giving financial support to adult children. Here are some key financial areas and my thoughts on how to give a hand up and not a handout. Read more »

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Studies show different roles of mothers benefit children in different ways

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Both stay-at-home mothers and working mothers can be of benefit to children, teaching different things and helping in different aspects of their lives. Read more »

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BYU student parlays app idea into a life-changer

Garrett Gee is an unlikely technology entrepreneur. The 26-year old BYU student parlayed his first mobile app design into a multimillion-dollar company that has provided his young family with... Read more »

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How strict should parents really be?

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A new poll by YouGov found when it comes to the American family, strictness is seen as a virtue, not vice. Read more »

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ValueSpeak: 'The forget-me-nots of the angels' on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time for remembering, with flowers representing what Henry Wadsworth Longfellow called "the forget-me-nots of the angels" — or, in some cases, smelly irises and lilacs. Read more »

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Great-grandfather receives honorary diploma, ending 70 years of regret

One Utah veteran got quite the surprise when he attended his great-granddaughter’s high school graduation this week. Read more »

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About Utah: Reliving their great escape — from a movie seat

In 1990, against thought-to-be-impossible odds, eight Mormon missionaries fled a civil war in Liberia and lived to tell about it. Read more »

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Family stress and poverty affect student success, study says

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A survey of top teachers in the nation shows that family stress and poverty are the top factors that affect student success. Read more »

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Photos: Thrill seekers take on stunt-filled 5K

Despite poor weather on Saturday, participants took on the 5K ThrillSeeker Experience course in Pleasant Grove. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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'Kid History' creators announce Utah YouTuber convention featuring 'Studio C,' Glozel, Stuart Edge, others

Brett and John Roberts, brothers and creators of Bored Shorts TV, announced Friday that Utah's first YouTube convention will be held in August, bringing together YouTube stars such as Glozel, the... Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Renovation Solutions: Top remodeling projects that impact appraisals

Very few projects instantly recoup their initial cost. Here are a few of the projects real estate professionals, architects and appraisers see impacting home prices when considering the return on... Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Carson Ellis' picture book 'Home' depicts dwellings both realistic and fantastic

Carson Ellis is the author and illustrator of the picture book “Home,” which depicts about two dozen types of homes ranging from the realistic to the fantastic. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Why exposing your children to another language is one of the best things you can do

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A new study shows that children who are bilingual, or are at least regularly exposed to a second language, may better understand what other people may want, need or see. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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'Poltergeist' remake is fun for a while but crashes hard

“Poltergeist’s” official IMDb page insists that producer Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan are going to “reimagine and contemporize” the original 1982 film, but the... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Utahn Sierra Dawn Thomas reflects on 'Survivor' experience

Utahn Sierra Dawn Thomas was one of five remaining castaways going into the “Survivor” season finale last Wednesday. She was the first one of the five voted off and became part of the... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Disney's 'Tomorrowland' is a surprisingly violent take on the line between utopia and catastrophe

Thanks to young adult dystopian franchises like the Hunger Games and Divergent and adult epics like the new “Mad Max” film, there seems to be a post-apocalypse for everyone in the... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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