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Think twice about where you get your baby advice

A study released by Pediatrics found that many mothers report receiving inaccurate and conflicting advice.

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Do parents still care about their baby's gender in 2015?

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In the mid–80s to mid–90s, parents seemed less inclined to wish for both sons and daughters. Some experts predicted that gender preference would continue to wane as gender roles become... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Sherry Young: Steve Young and Jimmer Fredette have more in common than just sports

Children are born to you with ideas in their heads and genes in their bodies to help mold their life. For their parents, the best part of Jimmer's and Steve's success has been their desire to help... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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FamilySearch celebrates the pioneer in everyone with new 'I Am a Pioneer' page

Visitors to FamilySearch's new "I Am a Pioneer" page remember pioneers from the past and are encouraged to be the pioneers of the future. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Elementary school choir dedicates song to teacher battling cancer

Children in an elementary school choir sang Martina McBride's "I'm Gonna Love You Through It" to their teacher battling cancer. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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'Paper Towns' explores the sobering gulf between love and infatuation

It can be horrifying to realize what you’re willing to do when you think you’re in love. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Neon Trees represent BYU, Fight the New Drug on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'

"BYU" and "Porn Kills Love" were two messages that may have attracted the attention of Utahns Wednesday during Neon Tree's performance on "Late Night with Seth Meyers." Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Thousands line up to enjoy Handcart Days Parade in Bountiful

Blaine Haacke grew up just blocks away from the route of the Handcart Days Parade in Bountiful. As a young child, he pulled up with his dad in a Ford Station Wagon to get a front row view of the... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Pioneer Day celebrations set throughout Utah

Here is a list of various events going on in honor of Pioneer Day throughout the state. Note: This is not an all-inclusive list. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Five for Families: ‘Ant-Man’ has fun, touching moments, but watch with caution

Here are five movies families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News features department and Ok.com. Because not all are appropriate for younger children, age recommendations are... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Chris Hicks: Documentaries and cartoons dominate TV shows on DVD this week

A short art film, a slew of documentaries and several cartoon shows arrive on DVD this week. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Doug's Take: 'Self/less' has an intriguing premise

If you have the desire and, even more critical, the $250 million required for a shot at immortality, you probably ought to know all the pesky details. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Catan Dice Game lets players roll for fun

Mayfair Games' Catan Dice Game is a scaled-down version of the Catan board game. Also recently released from Mayfair is Flea Market, another dice game, and Extra! Extra!, a newspaper themed board... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Chris Hicks: Sentimental 1940s Western about Mormon pioneers to make DVD debut

It’s surely a coincidence but an old black-and-white Western from the Golden Age of Hollywood that depicts Mormon pioneers is making its DVD debut just after Utah celebrates the pioneer trek... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Parents shocked by children's devotion to technology in new commercial

When asked what they liked to do as children, grandparents and parents talked about picking blueberries, building forts and playing outside all day. Their children answered quite differently,... Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Linda & Richard Eyre: What defenders of traditional marriage may be forgetting

The largest threat to our society and to our economy is not the way people define marriage, but how enthusiastically and committedly they participate in it. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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UTubers: Madilyn Paige covers One Republic's 'I Lived' in honor of Provo family killed in plane crash

Utah singer-songwriter Madilyn Paige released a cover of One Republic's "I Lived" in honor of four members of a Provo family who died in a plane crash in June. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Disney, Pixar release movie trailer for 'The Good Dinosaur'

Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios released a movie trailer Tuesday for "The Good Dinosaur." Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Surrendering control in your marriage

All I know is that once I got past the wrinkled-nose “oh brother” prejudgments of “surrendering” and tried to read and process with an open mind, some miraculous things... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Erin Stewart: Are you raising a 'mean girl'?

The tendency toward queen bee or wannabe starts way before the teenage years, and mothers are the first line of defense. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: Posterity can be powerful motivator in life's challenges

A race has no comparison to battling cancer, but even so, running helped me gained a glimpse of what it means to be driven by something other than yourself. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Musicians and leaders: Salt Lake school seeks to educate, inspire through music

Founded in 2008 by Vera and Eugene Watanabe, Salt Lake City's Gifted Music School seeks to bring cultural education to the forefront of Utahns’ minds. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Ginger snaps share heritage, tradition of pioneer ancestor

Warm and spicy with a pleasant burn, these ginger snaps are usually a treat for the winter. But for the descendants of Anna Margareta Svensdotter Hessell, they are a year-round way to celebrate our... Read more »

July 21, 2015

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4 ways to help your child become a successful adult

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If your children don't get along well with others in kindergarten, is it possible that their behavior could affect their future success? A new study suggests it might. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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The Clean Cut: Justin Timberlake cheers up Alfonso Ribeiro with 'The Carlton' dance

After actor Alfonso Ribeiro had a bad swing at a celebrity golf tournament, singer and actor Justin Timberlake cheered up Ribeiro by doing "The Carlton." Read more »

July 21, 2015

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We're doing youth soccer wrong: The pitfalls of tryouts

American soccer coaches shouldn't be worrying about players' size when factoring who plays and who doesn't. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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