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Survey says parents spend $532.87 a month to 'outdo' each other

CouponCodesPro.com survey says that 78 percent of parents feel pressure to "outdo other parents."

The Clean Cut: Stuart Edge, Vocal Point, Noteworthy join voices in surprise Christmas caroling video

Stuart Edge enlisted the help of BYU a cappella groups Vocal Point and Noteworthy to surprise shoppers at Provo’s The Shops at Riverwoods in his new video, “Surprise Christmas... Read more »

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Has Hollywood found new respect for the Bible and believers? Not really

The release of this year’s two expensive biblical epics, “Noah” and “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” gives the appearance that Hollywood has found new respect for the Bible... Read more »

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Sherry Young: The year we stole a Christmas tree and other tales of Christmas

It’s evident adapting to change has characterized our family traditions through the years. With our ever-growing family and even trading off Christmas and Thanksgiving with in-laws,... Read more »

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Want a smart kid? Stay away from these two things

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A new study says that two common chemicals found in numerous consumer products can damage fetal development and possibly lower a child's IQ. Read more »

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'Five Armies' brings the Hobbit trilogy to a fun but indulgent finish

"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” is a two and a half-hour film that feels like one extended battle sequence. Read more »

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'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies." Read more »

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16 charitable activities you can do with your family this Christmas

We have compiled a list of activities that you can do with your family this Christmas break to bring joy to others and focus on giving rather than receiving. Read more »

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Slow-cooker cookbook takes the hassle away from dinnertime

Utah cookbook author and blogger of 365 Days of Slow Cooking Karen Petersen's latest cookbook, "Slow-Cooking Fast!" features 200 family and budget-friendly slow-cooker recipes, including several... Read more »

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9 favorite kitchen items from local restaurant and home chefs, bloggers

Here are a few favorite kitchen items, whether a gadget, tool or appliance, from several restaurant and home chefs and a couple of bloggers. Read more »

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The theories of Copernicus are the basis of a new series

A middle-grade series is based on the theories of Copernicus and invented adventures around relics that may have existed at the time of his work. Read more »

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Cedar City taekwondo instructor donates funds to help women in crisis

Taekwondo instructor Johnny Oh loves teaching others self-defense. However, his classes serve a much deeper purpose. Oh teaches his students to serve others, and begins by donating all he earns to... Read more »

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What did Utahns search for in 2014? Google releases answers

“In 2014 we searched trillions of times. What do these searches say about us?” That is the question posed by Google at the beginning of its "Year in Search 2014" video. Read more »

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: Christmas clutter causes stress — but sometimes that's a good thing

I found something in the mess of my cluttered living room that made my day. Now I'd better get back to cleaning. Read more »

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Black Captain America leading comic book diversity

For decades, comic books have been in color, but now they are more and more reflecting the true hues of American society. Read more »

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Survey: E-cigs surpass regular cigs in teen use

Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government's annual drug use survey finds. Read more »

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4 interactive ways to teach your kids about temples

Four great ideas parents can use to teach their kids about the temple. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Mormon Parenting: A 'Children for Children' Christmas concert

We tried a Christmas tradition many years ago that got traction and stuck, and since then it has grown bigger and bigger and is now practiced by our children in their families and neighborhoods.... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Keeping birds of prey can be a compelling hobby

Raising a bird of prey is a time-consuming and expensive hobby. But practitioners say the joy it gives, as they watch a beautiful and fierce bird dive in a hunt or soar high overhead, is worth the... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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'Dragon Age' tops AP critics' best games of 2014

10 video games of 2014, according to Lou Kesten: Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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5 apps to make your holiday a little smoother

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The holidays can be full of stress. These apps are sure to lighten your load while bringing cheer to you and your loved ones. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Are pregnant women being given unduly harsh jail sentences?

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Some states are giving pregnant women "far harsher" sentences than men get for the same drug offenses, a study says. Doctors are among those saying it has chilling effect on prenatal care and may... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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This is your brain on Christmas

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Although the holiday season is often one of the happiest times of the year, it can also be the most stressful. But it may only take a little mindfulness to stay focused on the positive aspects. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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The 10 most popular toys for kids this Christmas

If you're still looking for the perfect gift for your game-loving teenager or doll-obsessed 5-year-old, a recent study from the National Retail Federation may be just what you need. Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014

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Holiday tales — 5 recent books suited for the Christmas season

From contemporary stories of a unique proposal and a coded message, to historical tales, these recently released books share how the spirit of the season can find its way into what may first appear... Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014

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American gift-giving trends and traditions reflect a change in American values

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American gift-giving trends and traditions reflect a change in American values, especially during the holiday season. Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014

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