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Expert advice on no-spank discipline to get child behavior on track

Child development experts offer the best of nonphysical discipline to get child behavior on track.

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The Clean Cut: Modern-day good Samaritan carries opponent across finish line

With less than half a mile remaining in the final cross country race of her high school career, Melanie Bailey had a decision to make. Read more »

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California orders churches, others to pay for abortion, despite federal protections

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Despite a 2004 federal law, the state of California is telling churches and other faith-based employers their health insurance programs must pay for elective surgical abortions. Two Christian... Read more »

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In emergency rooms, Canadians play the waiting game

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Three victims of a shooting Wednesday were brought to the Ottawa Hospital's emergency room, where Canadians spend a lot of their time waiting to be examined. Read more »

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Cottonwood Heights seeks kids’ drawings for city celebration

Cottonwood Heights is looking for drawings it could use to celebrate the city’s 10th anniversary. Read more »

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Canyons School District library specialist to hike on Everest for literacy awareness

Educating all children around the world is a cause dear to Canyons School District library specialist Barbara Hopkins. And she's willing to hike 17,000 feet on the world's tallest peak for it. Read more »

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Marvel superheroes power up 'Disney Infinity 2.0'

Disney Infinity, a game franchise already massive in scale and bursting with purchasing options, just added a lot more muscle. Read more »

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Data you can't ignore: Parents are happier than the rest of the country

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American parents with kids under 18 still in the house are happier than those without kids and the rest of the country. Read more »

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

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Most popular Halloween costumes

America will spend about $7.4 billion on Halloween this year, $2.8 billion of which will be costumes. And consumers are projected to spend more on adult costumes than ones for children. Read more »

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Should a woman take her husband's name? Here's what the poll says

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After George Clooney's wife decided to take his name, blogs lit up with discussion. Here's what a Huffington Post poll found when it simply asked readers what they think. Read more »

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In the Whirled: 9 tips for survival parenting

Every parent knows that sometimes, especially in those early years, you are battling extreme conditions. For all you parents still in the throes of survival mode, here are nine tips for survival... Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Lindsey Stirling visits the Old West in latest video

Lindsey Stirling’s latest YouTube hit video has garnered nearly a million views in a single day. The video features Stirling facing off in a Wild West shootout where Stirling doesn’t... Read more »

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Work of two Utah students featured in national exhibit

As a winner of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Savannah Peterson's artwork is now touring the country along with another Utahn's work and that of 128 other winners as part of the... Read more »

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Erin Stewart: Speed-dating for a mom friend?

Mommy friends are about the hottest commodity a stay-at-home mom can have, so it’s no wonder we’re always on the lookout for solid fellow mothers to add to our Rolodex of go-to... Read more »

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Book review: 'How to Hug a Hedgehog' empowers parents to help teens

Parenting teenagers can be tricky, but Brad Wilcox and Jerrick Robbins offer some valuable insights to help reduce the pitfalls of parent-teen relationships and other situations. Read more »

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The 'boo' stops here!

I had finally figured out how to work the "boo" system until my husband intervened. Read more »

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Do we teach our kids joy, or do they teach us?

Through the years, we have thought a great deal about joy. One of the things we have concluded is that the greatest joys of all come in and through and because of families. Read more »

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Arianne Brown: Overcoming your fitness insecurities

For many, beginning a fitness regimen is as easy as overcoming insecurities — which isn't easy at all. Here are some ways to overcome your fitness insecurities. Read more »

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Utah families strive to raise awareness of rare genetic disorder PCD

Families living with primary ciliary dyskinesia will be using the Pumpkin Parade festivities in Provo this week to raise awareness of the rare genetic disorder. Read more »

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2 ideas for harvest, Halloween party refreshments

A dentist suggested Halloween refreshments of cheese and nuts. This hearty baked cheese fondue requires no special equipment and is served with healthy crudites and croutons. The nuts are tucked... Read more »

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Pumpkin Spice Granola is a healthy fall treat

A quick and easy recipe to include pumpkin in your fall diet without all the sugar. Read more »

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Motherhood Matters: Three books that changed my life this year

With hundreds of thousands of books published every year, it’s clearly impossible to read them all (especially for a busy mother). Read more »

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Egg freezing is now a perk of the workplace. What are the ethical and religious dilemmas?

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Apple and Facebook just announced that they would provide egg freezing for their female employees. How do experts and religious groups feel about this so-called step in female empowerment? Read more »

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'Duck Dynasty' daughter sticks to Christian morals, avoids 'sexy' moves on 'Dancing with the Stars'

The 17-year-old "Duck Dynasty" star made another stand for her morals and Christian beliefs while performing on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Monday night. Read more »

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Utah family adopts 2 newborns 6 weeks apart

Moses and Virginia McCormick were born almost six weeks apart. While they were born to different mothers, they will be raised like twins as part of a family in Salt Lake City, Utah. Read more »

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