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How technology is changing the way we communicate

Word or emoji? Face or screen? There are more ways than ever to communicate.

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Erin Stewart: Parents: Stop pushing your children to be the best

The old adage of "do your best" has been replaced with the new childhood mantra of "be THE best." Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Cook’n Recipe Organizer, Cook’n Recipe App a treat for planning family dinners

If you’re looking for ways to easily store all your recipes in one place, then the Cook’n Recipe Organizer may be the right fit for you. Cook’n is in both a computer software and... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Timpanogos Storytelling Festival celebrates 25th year of stories and laughter

Karen Ashton is thrilled but not really surprised that the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival is celebrating its 25th year, is financially sound and is regarded by story lovers and storytellers as... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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The Clean Cut: 99-year-old woman sews nearly 1,000 dresses for African girls

Lillian Weber of Bettendorf, Iowa, wakes up every morning and begins to sew another dress that she will donate to young girls in Africa. As Weber approaches her 100th birthday, she hopes to have... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Parenting advice that changed my life

After I became a mother, I sought the Lord for wisdom. Every. Single. Day. After a few years, I thought I had this mom thing down, but deep inside there was a bit of worry. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Ask Mr. Dad: Handling a child’s back-to-school anxieties

Dear Mr. Dad: School is starting and my 11-year-old daughter is pretty stressed out. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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The costs of back to school are increasing for parents

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Back to school costs are getting steeper every year Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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EA Sports puts Damian Lillard on the cover of NBA Live 15

Damian Lillard's rise from little-known Weber State prospect to NBA star continues with his announcement that he will grace the cover of EA Sport's NBA Live 15. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: What do our kids see when they look at us?

We stand three times taller than a typical child. We'd have to cozy up to a mammoth 18 feet tall to get the same feeling. Imagine how tall a chair or a crib would seem. Picture your house as a... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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'Dracula' to sweep onto the Desert Star Playhouse stage

By popular demand, "Dracula" will be sweeping back onto the Desert Star Playhouse stage Aug. 28. He's not the creepy vampire of spooky stories but rather is an unusual recluse and the odd new... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Why 'The Giver' is more relevant than ever

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Main character Jonas of "The Giver" is, in many ways, a precursor to the Katniss Everdeens and Tris Priors that populate dystopian young adult fiction today. With the approaching film release,... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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No ring, no problem for these 10 guys

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Here are 10 different ways men have proposed to women — without a wedding ring. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Father of 4 Roger Federer gives soon-to-be-dad Novak Djokovic advice before U.S. Open

Ranked as the No. 1 player in the world and coming off a win at Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic seems to have everything going for him heading into the 2014 U.S. Open, including a wife and baby on the way. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Photos: Jazz Bear and Bees' Bumble welcome kids back to school

The Utah Jazz Bear and Salt Lake Bees' Bumble welcomed students back to school Monday. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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The Clean Cut: Toddler catches first fish, names it 'Free'

In a video from May 29, 2011, 3-year-old Teddy catches a small fish while out on the lake with his dad. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Here's what you can do to protect your kids from media profanity

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Profanity in movies is higher than ever and kids are swearing younger than ever. While there's little science about how profanity affects children, what can parents do to protect kids from... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Basic assumptions now under fire

A generation ago, no one would have questioned the premise that the family is the basic unit of society. Today, it is questioned from many sides. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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'Guardians' retakes box office, tops summer films

"Guardians of the Galaxy" became the summer's top-grossing movie at the North American box office with a $17.6 million weekend that narrowly bested the young adult melodrama "If I Stay," while the... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Salt Lake City emerging as go-to destination for geeks

The list of celebrity guests who appeared at one of the first two Salt Lake Comic Con events and are now anxious to return is growing as Utah's capital city becomes an increasingly popular nerd... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Hey moms: Your neighbor's religion could determine whether you work

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Religious values in a community might be able to influence whether or not a woman works, regardless of her own religious leanings, showing how powerful moral communities can be on individual... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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School shindig: Salvation Army donates backpacks filled with supplies

The Salvation Army distributed 200 backpacks filled with school supplies to the first 200 children who arrived at their 438 S. 900 West location Saturday. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Secret app's loophole points to difficulty of blending anonymity with social media

If you think you've finally found a place to share your secrets anonymously — and nobody would ever know, well, think again. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Capitol Theatre serves as a 'memory builder' 101 years after its construction

Over the course of 101 years, the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre has become one of Utah's most recognizable artistic landmarks as countless patrons have walked through the doors over the... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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How to eat on just $4 a day

I spend a lot of money on food. (More than I spend on my mortgage.) Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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