Seven of nine children in the Grotheer family reached their 50th anniversaries.
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Gwen Stefani is surrounded by men. She has three sons with husband Gavin Rossdale and is the only female in her rock band No Doubt. Read more »
Thirty years after Dr. Cliff Huxtable and high-powered lawyer wife Clair raised five kids in Brooklyn for America's entertainment, TV has yet to fill the hole they left. Read more »
Take three dozen teenage boys, wipe their memories and drop them in a square-shaped courtyard surrounded by an impenetrable 40-foot maze, and you have a recipe for trouble. Read more »
Information for parents about the film "The Maze Runner." Read more »
“Alive Inside” is a worthwhile reminder that life is a beautiful thing, and that something simple like music can unlock the life within our most isolated peers. Read more »
Supporters of traditional marriage returned to deck the Utah State Capitol in pink and blue Thursday night, a week before the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to hear Utah's appeal on behalf of... Read more »
A look into why Disney princesses rarely have mothers, and how Disney is actually maintaining notions of responsibility through its deliberate choice to remove mothers from its films. Read more »
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Almost five years after “The Maze Runner” first hit shelves in October 2009, the series has gone places that James Dashner could only have imagined. Read more »
Liberals teach kids tolerance over faith; conservatives teach kids faith over tolerance, new survey finds
Character education clearly counts. But a new Pew survey shows a gulf between how conservatives and liberals, women and men, young and old order the values they believe children should learn. Read more »
A Catholic conference on the family next month could bring big changes for American Catholics. Read more »
Don't let the lying get you down. Sure, married couples tell each other lies. But being aware of them may help your marriage succeed. Read more »
Kids are notorious for fibbing. Like most childhood challenges, there are many reasons for the behavior. Read more »
My mother didn't specialize in home decor or gourmet cooking, and she didn't lift weights or run marathons. But she makes me feel like I am the most important, wonderful person ever born. Read more »
On "NBC Nightly News" last week, anchor Brian Williams reported that, for the first time in history, there are more U.S. adults who are single than who are married. Let us suggest five frightening... Read more »
As fewer couples marry, some argue the institution really isn't crucial; kids just need two parents committed to raising them. Others argue that marriage provides stability that's otherwise elusive... Read more »
Asmodee Games puts together some of the most fascinating and fun games in the industry. This review takes a look at one of its hottest games, 7 Wonders, and three others: Room 25, Dungeon Twister... Read more »
Wondering where your grandparents may be moving to next? Or a city they may like? Here are 15 cities that may fit the bill. Read more »
Working the standard 40-hour week isn't enough for many employers, who expect workers to spend an extensive amount of time in the office, at the expense of family time. Read more »
You are a good mom. You matter. You are making a difference. Read more »
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Death may be the only thing we know we'll have in common with those around us. But crafting a "good death" is not easy, and success is never guaranteed. But a New York Times Room for Debate... Read more »
When you ask kids what they get from time with their grandparents, unconditional love, sage advice and new skills loom large. Read more »
An 'unlikely father of five': Comedian Jim Gaffigan talks about the rewards, challenges of parenting
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 »
In today’s Clean Cut, YouTube sensation Kid President, 10-year-old Robby Novak, shares “20 things we should say more often.” Read more »
Ryan Switzer is an All-American college football player. He is also a big fan of the movie “Frozen.” Read more »
Despite the progress that America has made addressing racism, there are still modern-day stigmas against interracial couples. Read more »
Seven of nine children in the Grotheer family reached their 50th anniversaries. Could it be that people who grow up in large families learn skills like compromising or sharing that make it more... Read more »
Seven talented young musicians will perform alongside the Utah Symphony at the 55th annual Salute to Youth showcase, sponsored by the Deseret News, in Abravanel Hall on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. Read more »
The Piano Guys transform Salt Lake City into Gotham as the foursome takes on the music of Batman in its latest music video, “Batman Evolution.” Read more »
We can choose whether we are interested or interesting. One can be both. Elements that make a person interested include agency (courage), awareness (selflessness), attention (focus, time) and... Read more »
Laziness can have an impact on your relationship. Here are 22 things you may want to avoid doing to keep your relationship strong. Read more »
Those who fall under the “sandwich generation” have mounting financial burdens and an increase in family responsibility. Read more »
When these toddlers get in a heated argument over whether it is raining or sprinkling outside, things become serious very fast. This viral sensation is definitely worth watching. Read more »
One-third of Utah children are either experiencing intergenerational poverty or are risk of becoming impoverished adults, according to the state's third annual report on intergenerational poverty. Read more »
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 »
The game is on at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, where “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure” will continue its run through Oct. 18 in Southern Utah University’s Randall L. Jones... Read more »
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 »
When the Walt Disney Co. announced plans to create a "Frozen" attraction at Walt Disney World’s Epcot World Showcase, it likely did not expect the response from fans of attraction it will... Read more »
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 »
It's more than just giving them a compliment or putting a ring on their finger. Here are 14 ways to show someone how much you care about them. Read more »
University of Utah Health Care's South Jordan Health Clinic offers home visits for newborn babies in their first week of life. Doctors say they are changing to meet the access needs of patients. Read more »
Research says that some of the healthiest cities are the old, compact ones because more residents walk to get where they're going. Creating walkable cities demands retail, office and residential... Read more »
“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 »
What it means to be an adult has arguably changed over the years, as has TV depictions for what adulthood looks like. Read more »
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 »
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