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Dear Dad, youíre doing it all wrong (a letter to myself)

You donít have to show them the world; you just have to listen to the world going on inside of them.

4 warning signs your teen is destined for bad credit

Has your teen ever overdrawn a checking account, gotten a speeding ticket or charged more than agreed on your credit card? Read more »

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Haley creates committee to study domestic violence

Gov. Nikki Haley on Thursday created another task force charged with finding a way to stem South Carolina's generational cycles of domestic abuse, on the heels of legislators advancing their own proposals. Read more »

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Black breast-feeding gatherings battle troubling health gaps

Once a month, baby-toting young women gather in a YMCA conference room to share tips, talk about and demonstrate breast-feeding — an age-old yet sometimes shunned practice in their community. Read more »

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Child grooms of Nepal are married off as young as 7

The groom remembers his wedding day only in snapshots, like a dream that comes back in fragments. Read more »

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Motherhood Matters: What do you focus on?

We can find beauty and happiness in just about any situation if we look hard enough. Read more »

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Former Utah basketball player spreads hope from his battle with depression, anxiety

After battling depression and anxiety for much of his life, former Utah basketball player Craig Rydalch is sharing his story with the hope of helping others in the same situation. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: LDS 'Voice' contestant releases 'Irreplaceable' music video

Although she was eliminated after making it to the top 20 on NBC's "The Voice," Madilyn Paige shares what she has learned from her experience on the hit television show in her new music video,... Read more »

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The winter months are not for slowing down

Winter has a way of slowing people down when it comes to physical activity. For some reason, kids never seem to get the memo. Read more »

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The U.S. could do much more for abused children

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The "Shame on U.S." report blasts America's child welfare system. Researchers at the Child Advocacy Institute at the University of San Diego say each state falls short of meeting minimum federal... Read more »

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From the Homefront: The good game: video games that grow our kids

We've been maligning video games for years. But what if the gaming industry offers our kids ways to increase empathy, connect with the larger world and effect global change? Read more »

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Ririe-Woodbury to perform 'kid-friendly' show for guests of all ages

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company will perform "Flabbergast," a show that is intended for guests of all ages, Jan. 30-31. Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Mormon Channel releases new video on parenting, family

The Mormon Channel recently announced a new series of videos and blog posts that will focus on the 'daily lives of families doing the best they can to learn, love, and grow,' according to the... Read more »

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Pornography addiction: another reason for the U.S. marriage decline

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According to a new study, men who view pornography are more likely to delay marriage. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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Here's a look at today's top stories from across the Web that highlight faith, family, education, media, causes and moneywise. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Don't cheat, kids: Use NFL's 'deflategate' to discuss honesty

In school, work, even on the playground, the integrity score is more integral than the outcome. And if our children leave home knowing nothing but that, they're bound to find success. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: Handwritten thank-you's lift both writer, recipient

Technology is the new skyscraper; a handwritten letter is the palace. Email is the smashing ball. A handwritten thank you note is the discarded debris. Only after the edifice is a pile of rubble... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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'In Football We Trust' puts a religious twist on a familiar story

"In Football We Trust" is not the first film to paint the dream of professional sports as an all-or-nothing venture, but it may be the first to suggest that religion offers an alternative path to... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Teen dating abuse and how schools can help prevent it

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Researchers report that school-based intervention may be an effective way to address and possibly prevent teen dating abuse. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Rules and advice from 'Downton Abbey: Rules for Household Staff'

“Downton Abbey: Rules for Household Staff” (St. Martin’s Press, $14.99) is a handbook and instruction manual for the servants of Downton Abbey and clearly states the... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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The Clean Cut: New BMW i3 Super Bowl ad remembers pre-Internet era

It's hard to remember a time when the Internet was not part of everyday life, but a new BMW ad, "Newfangled Idea," reminds us of a simpler era. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Erin Stewart: Is free-range parenting risky or wise?

A couple's decision to let their children play alone a mile from home has raised questions on how much freedom young children should have to roam. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Emma Watson to star in live-action 'Beauty and the Beast'

Emma Watson will play Belle in Disney's live-action remake of "Beauty and the Beast." Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Want happiness? Try the contentment habit

I'll admit I do it as much as anyone else: see the cool things that others are doing and wish I were doing something cool like that too. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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'Birdman'? 'Boyhood'? SAG Awards to offer Oscar preview

The 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards should offer a low-key preview to the Academy Awards and a chance for favorites to begin polishing up their acceptance speeches. Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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Deseret News National Edition explores Sundance's impact on the community

The Sundance Film Festival is underway in Park City. Its mission is to discover, support and inspire independent film and theater artists to tell their stories and provide an opportunity for... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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