Quantcast

Family

Elizabeth Smart on 'Today': 'Life couldn't be better'

Elizabeth Smart appeared on NBC’s "Today" this morning and stated, “Life couldn’t be better.”

New documentary 'Pump' takes the oil industry to the woodshed

A new documentary says that Americans are under the oil industry’s thumb and it’s time to get out. It’s not the most original message, but given the political minefield of its... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

0 comments

The challenge of using media to tell Islam's story

Muslim prohibition against portraying Islam's founder makes telling the story of this great religion extraordinarily difficult. But that hasn't stopped people from trying. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

2 comments

Art-house genre pictures lead new movies on DVD, Blu-ray this week

Sci-fi mysteries and offbeat thrillers with an art house vibe lead new movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

0 comments

An 'unlikely father of five': Comedian Jim Gaffigan talks about the rewards, challenges of parenting

National Edition

There was a time in his life when Jim Gaffigan would get on an airplane, see a parent with a child and think, “Weirdo, why would you do that to yourself?” Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

1 comment

Theater review: With stunning work, 'Nice Work' is ' ’S Wonderful'

The first national tour of the fresh-from-Broadway “Nice Work If You Can Get It” has rolled into the Capitol Theatre, and what’s the “Sweet and Lowdown,” to quote a... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

0 comments

An unusually high number of PG-rated movies have been rolling through town

If you are looking for family-friendly movies to see, something that won’t have you plugging your ears and covering your eyes, there are quite a few PG films in town right now. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

1 comment

Motherhood Matters: My 10 favorite and least-favorite things about motherhood

Motherhood is a lot of hard stuff. And some days involve one crazy and frustrating thing after another, but motherhood is also a lot of good stuff. And some golden moments count way more than all... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

0 comments

The Clean Cut: Sara Bareilles and Cyndi Lauper join forces for Hoda Kotb’s cause

Two generations of pop-rock music collide in the new music video mash-up "Truly Brave," as Sara Bareilles and Cyndi Lauper combine two of their biggest hits to raise money for pediatric cancer... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

0 comments

NFL receiver David Nelson helps Haitian orphans, plans to adopt nine children (+video)

Two years ago N.Y. Jets receiver David Nelson visited Haiti and, as a new ESPN feature shows, his life was changed forever. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

0 comments

26 questions designed to find out how your spouse's workday really went

National Edition

Tired of having the same conversation every day after work? Read this to get your spouse to open up. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

0 comments

How to talk to kids about terrorism

National Edition

Like it or not, we live in a world where terrorism happens, with fatal results. Here are some ways experts say parents can help children make sense of it and not be afraid. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

1 comment

The Clean Cut: LDS sisters release new music video inspired by true love story

The Gardiner Sisters, a musical group composed of LDS sisters, released a music video Wednesday that was inspired by a true love story. Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

0 comments

Pachyderm primping: Kids watch circus elephants take a bath

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey partnered with the Salt Lake City Fire and Police departments to present the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake and South Valley with an afternoon of... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

0 comments

8 ways Facebook could destroy your marriage

National Edition

Facebook has been known to hurt some marriages. Here are eight things to watch out for so your marriage doesn't fall apart. Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

3 comments

Most family businesses fail, but parenting might be their saving grace

Only 12 percent of family businesses make it to the third generation, and some experts think that parents can fix that with financial education. But local bookseller Tony Weller thinks about... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

1 comment

Middle-class squeeze: From day care to health care

Three years ago, Jason Prosser was stunned to discover the cost of child care for his newborn son — so much so that he and his wife postponed having a second child. Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

0 comments

Here's why kids have nicknames for their mom and dad

National Edition

Ever wonder where the nicknames come from with your family? Here's a look at why we call our parents by different nicknames. Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

1 comment

Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Is fear holding you back?

“There should be a time limit,” I said. “One minute to decide or get pushed off!” We all laughed. But then I glanced back up at this woman who was struggling with her... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

7 comments

In the Whirled: 9 ways to be the meanest mom (in a good way)

Fellow members, you know who you are. You wield that secret club card called Limits and Responsibility. For the uninitiated, here is the nine-step requirement for membership in the Mean Mom Club. Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

0 comments

'Maze Runner,' based on Utah author's novel, leads box office, gets sequel

In the weeks leading up to the premiere of "The Maze Runner," James Dashner said he was hoping to enjoy the experience and not worry about box-office numbers or critical reception. Both, however,... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

4 comments

Never-married adults reach record high count; why they will, and won't, get married

National Edition

The number of never-married American adults has reached an all-time high, according to a new Pew Research Center study that offers thoughts on who will and won't wed as time passes. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

26 comments

18th annual Golden Years Pageant offers mix of hilarity, tears

Eight men and 12 women competed in the 18th annual Mr. and Ms. Golden Years pageant Tuesday, the opening event of the Utah Health Care Association's annual convention. The pageant had moments of... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

0 comments

Pie bars make a tasty treat

Deep-dish pie is marvelous, but if you prefer a closer crust to filling ratio or a pie that can easily be eaten with one hand, pie bars are the way to go. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

0 comments

Linda & Richard Eyre: Why faith and family matter to everyone

Should faith and family matter to you if you don’t have faith or a family? Yes, because the only things strong enough to balance society and restrain the excess power of big business and big... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

2 comments

Being a 'soccer mom' is no picnic

For years I wanted to be a soccer mom. I would see seemingly put-together moms taking their kids to games and practices. It looked like the good life. Now it is my life, and while I proudly wear... Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

0 comments

Older stories can be found in the story archives