Garth Bruner has learned that he can use his artistic talent to let his children know he loves them every day.
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The beloved fairy tale, Cinderella, comes to life in the newest Disney movie trailer. Lily James of “Downton Abbey” stars as Cinderella, while Helena Bonham Carter plays the role of the... Read more »
"The Hunger Games" Katniss Everdeen is known to be a ground-breaking female character seldom found in YA fiction. But the books could also be preparing kids to inherit a world grappling with... Read more »
Our weekly user-inspired feature highlights stories from our readers about their worst wedding experiences, and how despite all the obstacles it was still the best day of their lives. Read more »
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In just one week, millions of Americans will be on their way to the first of what will be many holiday festivities filled with family, friends and, perhaps the most sought-after companions, food. Read more »
Americans have not forgotten about adoption. It appears that many are still seeing it as a calling to help those at home and those overseas. More people are adopting domestically rather than... Read more »
Modern-day crooner Michael Bublé and "Frozen" sensation Idina Menzel perform "Baby, It's Cold Outside" with a charming twist in their new music video. Read more »
At the Vatican on Tuesday, President Henry B. Eyring of the LDS Church's First Presidency read from the church's 1995 Proclamation on the Family and said those principles "are things people must do... Read more »
Families are taking advantage of new ways to preserve memories while connecting with people all over the world. Read more »
With a new spin on a Christmas classic, Pentatonix released its latest music video last week. Read more »
Grammy nominated singer Shanice and actor Flex Anderson had family, fortune and fame, but it all crumbled when police evicted them in 2010. Read more »
At a school football field near Pittsburgh, an assistant coach tackled a topic unrelated to the upcoming game. Read more »
Deseret News National Edition: Sen. Mike Lee discusses American families, LDS Church looks to debunk myths
Here's this week's Deseret News National Edition, highlighted by a conversation with Sen. Mike Lee and a look at some of the myths surrounding the LDS church. 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 »
Jimmy Kimmel brought tears to the eyes of many children recently. But they weren't tears of joy. Read more »
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I’m convinced the No. 1 cause of divorce is not adultery, financial problems or irreconcilable difference. Those are most often symptoms of a deeper problem. Read more »
Rocketing from 1 million views in five hours to 3 million views in under 48 hours and now 10 million views in 10 days, the latest video from BYUtv's sketch comedy group "Studio C" has gone viral on... Read more »
The 230 musicians in the American Fork High School Marching Band are headed to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for a second time. Read more »
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Facebook recently introduced a new way of expressing gratitude just in time for Thanksgiving as it launched its new “Say Thanks” video creator. The feature has received mixed reviews. Read more »
A Utah family's adoption of an Ethiopian child gives her access to unique medical care and a chance at a longer life. Read more »
Stores that stay open on the holiday may make more money, but it can come at the expense of their employees getting a day off. Read more »
When life in the family of birth isn't working out, foster can provide safety and more. But it often doesn't provide everything a child needs. That's where community comes in. Read more »
Parents worry about peer pressure and teen sexual activity. But while it's been shown to influence whether kids smoke or drink, it's not as clear how it impacts sexual behavior. Read more »
The best part of "The Theory of Everything" is actor Eddie Redmayne, who manages such delicacy in Stephen Hawking’s transition from gangly youth to the wheelchair-bound figure we recognize... Read more »
Nathan Glad is a grateful boy. He is also a fragile one. He was born with osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease), which means his bones have the approximate density of uncooked pasta. Read more »
If your kids aren’t old enough for the post-apocalyptic place holder that is the new Hunger Games movie, or the grandiosity of Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar,”... Read more »
After 11 weeks on the Biggest Loser ranch and a total weight loss of 98 pounds, Utahn Scott Mitchell was voted off after he and another contestant in NBC’s “The Biggest Loser: Glory... Read more »
As the snow begins to fall and the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holidays approach, Utah begins to fill with opportunities to celebrate the season. With the state always bursting with... Read more »
Please don’t encourage your child to be cool and popular for popularity's sake. Read more »
The classic play "Peter Pan" written in 1904 and the novel "Peter and Wendy" written in 1911 by J.M. Barrie has been recreated several times throughout the past 100 years. Read more »
With a trip to Israel under his belt, Stephen Negler of Farmington, Utah, has now visited every country on the planet. Read more »
Overviews of five theater companies in and around Salt Lake City that give local residents a chance to partake of high-quality theater productions — and, oftentimes, to be a part of them. Read more »
My father started a new family tradition with his adult children: write a one-page appreciation letter to two of your siblings or their spouses and share them on Thanksgiving. We set sarcasm aside... Read more »
This week, as we celebrate the wonderful, family-gathering holiday of Thanksgiving, let's try to think a little more about how we can make gratitude a more consistent staple of our... Read more »
When you focus on the prescribed food, Thanksgiving may seem pointless. But when you focus on your blessings, family and memories, Thanksgiving becomes your own. Read more »
Holiday movies used to portray families as a refuge from life's problems. These days, families in holiday movies are more of a scapegoat for dysfunction. Have the movies changed, or have we? Read more »
Aiden Rose can't run, bike or swim, but he finished a triathlon Tuesday morning with the help of some friends. Read more »
With stores pushing sales on Thanksgiving day, it's harder than ever to teach kids what true gratitude really means. Read more »
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