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Service dogs that sniff out seizures improve kids' lives

When Alyssa Howes was 4, she lost her sight and started having seizures up to 20 a day.

Amy Choate-Nielsen: Like mother like son: Family similarities appear in surprising ways

After a recent rainstorm, I was surprised to see that my son and I had the very same idea. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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World Congress of Families heading to Salt Lake City in the fall

The World Congress of Families will be held in Salt Lake City in October, marking the first time the international celebration of "the natural family" has been held in the United States. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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An easy Chile Rellenos that's not deep fried

This is an easy Chili Rellenos that doesn't require deep frying and yet has all the flavor of the Mexican favorite. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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'Most organized woman on Earth' to teach seminars in Salt Lake City

Deniece Schofield, nicknamed "the most organized woman on Earth," will be presenting "Get Organized" seminars in Murray. The workshops will be held from 10 a.m.-noon and from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday,... Read more »

May 12, 2015

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Linda & Richard Eyre: The wonderful word 'yet'

There is one little three-letter word can turn almost every statement of doubt or defeat into one of hope and health. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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What the countries with the highest fertility rates have in common

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As Deseret News National reported last week, birth rates in America have dipped fairly low, but that's not the case everywhere. African countries are beating everyone else in terms of fertility rates. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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Theater review: HCTO's charming 'Big Fish' celebrates love, family

“Big Fish” is an enchanting musical staged by Hale Center Theater Orem that celebrates family love and is unapologetically sentimental, and this production is as charming as the... Read more »

May 11, 2015

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Joseph Cramer, M.D.: Words may differ where meanings do not

Part of any science or expertise is to learn a language different from the ordinary. Read more »

May 11, 2015

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'Cinderella,' 'Maleficent' were just the beginning: A guide to Disney's live-action adaptations of animated classics

What we know so far about all of the movies Disney currently has in development based on titles from its long history of animated classics. Read more »

May 11, 2015

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'Shared enthusiasm': Local mother/daughter artists cultivate talent through common love of art

Phyllis and Karen Horne have developed and honed their skills to become successful artists with their work now on display at Horne Fine Art. Read more »

May 11, 2015

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Miracles and heartache in Nepal

I have said goodbye to loved ones and felt the heartache of loss as I wait for the time when I can see them again. But I have felt that calm, peaceful reassurance that I will. I don’t think... Read more »

May 11, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Group performs 'Shake It Off' with a Disney twist in Provo park

Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" received a Disney twist from a group that recently performed a parody of the song in Provo's Bicentennial Park. Read more »

May 11, 2015

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Duce's Wild: 6 things my mother never taught me

While growing up and eventually becoming a mother of five, I've recognized many things that, thankfully, my mother never taught me. Read more »

May 10, 2015

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ValueSpeak: One gave me life, one gave my life meaning

On this Mother's Day, I honor the two great women in my life: the one who gave me life, and the one who gave my life meaning. Read more »

May 10, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Mom of the year 'Billionaire' parody makes moms' case for award

A video parody of Travie McCoy and Bruno Mars's song "Billionaire," in which the two moms list reasons why they both should win the coveted Mom of the Year award. Read more »

May 10, 2015

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Author Mary Robinette Kowal's 'Of Noble Family' tackles issues of family relationships, slavery

As Mary Robinette Kowal was writing “Of Noble Family” (Tor Books, $26.99), the fifth and concluding book in her Glamourist Histories fantasy series, finding a realistic ending proved... Read more »

May 10, 2015

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Book review: 'Dangerous Deception' introduces exciting plot that changes the Caster world

Ridley Duchannes is missing, and all leads point to a kidnapping by the dangerous and twisted Silas Ravenwood. Link and his friends race against time to save Ridley before Silas takes her away from... Read more »

May 9, 2015

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Children who understand peers' perspective are more popular

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Children who better understand others' perspectives and feelings are more likely to become and stay popular among peers, according to a recent look at 20 studies from around the world. Read more »

May 9, 2015

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6 books that highlight mothers, women

These books share encouraging experiences from, for and about mothers and women, including humorous, spiritual and inspiring moments. Read more »

May 9, 2015

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Game review roundup: Fun abounds in Fief, Rattlebones and Homeland

Fief: France, 1429 is a grand strategic game of negotiation and betrayal. Rattlebones allows players to physically build their dice to score the most points. In Homeland, players become CIA agents... Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Game review: Armada, Imperial Assault packs deliver Star Wars excitement

Star Wars: Armada, from Fantasy Flight Games, is a two-player game that re-creates the excitement of capital ship space combat. Fantasy Flight Games has also recently released ally & villain pack... Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Amazon just did something that may change the way parents buy toys

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Amazon just made it so that shoppers can't find toys based on gender. But is the argument over toys really about gender? Read more »

May 8, 2015

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The Clean Cut: The Piano Guys perform 'What Are Words'

The Piano Guys performed an arrangement of "What Are Words" in Hawaii, featuring husband and wife Peter and Evynne Hollens. Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Top 10 most affordable vacation spots for families

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With so many summer adventures ahead, most families will agree that the costs of gas, food and fun pile up quickly. According to a travel study from Visa, 25 percent of Americans say they spend... Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Team Trenton pulls community together for 10-year-old boy with leukemia

When 10-year-old Trenton was diagnosed with acute leukemia, a cancer in the blood, his small town Idaho community rallied around him. Many are shaving it off for Trenton, including the high school... Read more »

May 8, 2015

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