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Erin Stewart: Putting the family council to work

Some of our best moments as a family come when we take the time to talk as equals.

The Clean Cut: Disney releases first official trailer for ‘The BFG,’ with a view of the giant himself

A new trailer for "The BFG" gives viewers a first look at the Big Friendly Giant. The Disney movie comes to theaters on July 1. Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Should you stop using baby powder?

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A thousand women have sued Johnson & Johnson, saying the company knew its iconic baby powder caused cancer. Do we need to stop using powder? Read more »

April 6, 2016

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How a day off of school earned me a new running partner

Recently my son Anderson asked to take a day off from school. I agreed, but on one condition: He would need to go for a run with me. The rest is history. Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Don't try this at home: On life with a large family

The definition of a big family has changed. Last year, we met the president of the Large Families of Europe organization, and he told us their requirement for membership was to have three kids. Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Dave Ramsey says: Be honest with your employer about new job offer

If an organization cares about its team members, and one of them has the ability to double his or her income and is not breaking a promise in the process, this type of scenario is perfectly... Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Michelle Singletary: Which financial documents are fit to be purged?

There was a time when I couldn't throw out a lot of financial documents for fear that I may need them one day. I was paranoid that a creditor would claim I didn't pay what I owed, so I held on to... Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Caramel candy bits make these cookies like a candy bar

This easy, four-ingredient cookie is chewy and sweet like a candy bar. The recipe take only minutes to put together, and it makes about two dozen delicious cookies that taste like your favorite... Read more »

April 6, 2016

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South Davis Family History Fair scheduled for April 23

South Davis History Fair to feature Clive Romney and more than 90 classes. Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Giving a 'voice': CoughDrop app provides assistance to those with communication needs

CoughDrop, an Augmentative and Alternative Communication device, allows users to build a customizable, symbol-based keyboard that represents commonly used words. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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UTubers: Simply Three releases string cover of Adam Lambert’s 'Ghost Town'

Simply Three released a string cover of Adam Lambert's "Ghost Town" on Thursday. Two members of the band are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Lindsey Stirling discusses mental health and her journey to find happiness

Lindsey Stirling, an LDS musician known for dancing while she plays the violin, shared her experience with anorexia and depression in a post on Mogul. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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The Clean Cut: ‘One Shining Moment’ video highlights memorable moments from 2016 NCAA Tournament

The NCAA released the annual "One Shining Moment" video Monday featuring highlights and memories from the 2016 NCAA Tournament. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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New York now has the 'best paid family leave' provision in the country: 12 weeks

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo just signed a bill containing the nation's most generous family leave package. And employers are not going to have to cover the full expense, either. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Number of obese people surpasses underweight

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For the first time, the world has more obese people than underweight, a new report says. The change presents health challenges for the two fattest countries and threatens to divert resources from... Read more »

April 5, 2016

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HOPE Squads help students recognize suicide warnings

Ramirez is one of several students in the Ogden School District who belong to a HOPE Squad — teams of students trained to recognize suicide warning signs and identified as someone their peers... Read more »

April 4, 2016

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UTubers: Redhead Express releases cover of Justin Bieber’s ‘Love Yourself’

Redhead Express, a band of four sisters, released a cover of Justin Bieber's "Love Yourself." Read more »

April 4, 2016

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The Clean Cut: Boy with autism finds his voice in new commercial from Apple

Dillan Barmache, a boy who has autism and is non-verbal, uses technology to communicate in a new video from Apple. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Layton hosting a family game night on April 18

Layton residents are invited to attend a family game nigh ton Monday, April 18, from 6-8 p.m. at Central Davis Junior High, 663 N. Church Street. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Nurturing child's innate spiritual nature is a huge hedge against depression, other woes

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One of the nation's premier experts on spirituality says it's part of "the core human endowment" and nurturing it in kids and adolescents provides strength to either avoid or to overcome a host of... Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Erin Stewart: Why 'the talk' should be an ongoing dialogue with your child

Why those awkward conversations are necessary and totally worth it. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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'Random Acts' premiere, autism-awareness programming to air April 4

BYUtv will air the premiere of "Random Acts" and KBYU Eleven will host a night of programming to raise autism awareness on Monday, April 4. Read more »

April 3, 2016

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'Miracle' preemie born at sea reunites with AirMed crew who brought him home

In Haiden Morgan’s young life, there are already too many miracles to count. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Renovation Solutions: The difference between design, decorating

Even a well-decorated house can be not designed well. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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'Batman v Superman' could have been worse

I walked into “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” with full confidence that it was going to be dismal from beginning to end. So imagine how surprised I was when I discovered it... Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Ancestry.com announces new venture with tech investor

Ancestry.com, a Utah-based family history and consumer genomics company worth an estimated $2.6 billion, announced two new investments Friday that company leaders say signals further worldwide... Read more »

April 1, 2016

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North Carolina, still on my mind: 3 must-see attractions near Charlotte

Instead of Hawaii or Puerto Rico, last year's family vacation was spent in Charlotte, North Carolina, where we visited the scenic Chimney Rock, the historic Biltmore Estate and the exhilarating... Read more »

April 1, 2016

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The Clean Cut: Jimmy Kimmel interviews strangers who showed up to congratulate new parents

Deorick Williams was accidentally added to a group text message announcing the birth of a new baby. Instead of ignoring the text, Williams asked for the room number and went to the hospital to... Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Chris Hicks: A CGI-enhanced chariot race cannot improve on 1959's 'Ben-Hur'

An upcoming remake of “Ben-Hur” appears to have enhanced the chariot race sequence with CGI, which is not unexpected. But will it look any better than the 1959 film? Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Dated 'Saturday's Warrior' takes fans back to the '70s

"Saturday's Warrior" feels like a time capsule of 1970s LDS popular culture. Its narrative, style, and music are evocative of its time. This makes it a great vehicle for nostalgia, but it also... Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Chris Hicks: Will Smith's 'Concussion' is among new movies on video this week

Will Smith wasn’t an Oscar nominee for “Concussion,” but he should have been. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Five for Families: Here are 5 unlikely heroes to cheer for in film

Cheer for the underdogs — or fish — as these unlikely heroes overcome obstacles to arrive victorious. Here are five unlikely hero-themed films for families to consider. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Creating 'community through film': Local film societies seek to give voice to independent film

Providing access to films and stories outside mainstream Hollywood is what several local film societies hope to do. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Sponsor of vetoed grandparents rights bill to work with Gov. Herbert to refine legislation

The sponsor of a grandparents' rights bill vetoed by Gov. Gary Herbert over concerns it could jeopardize adoptive parents' rights said Thursday he is willing to work with the governor to refine the... Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Parents play key role in preventing underage drinking (+videos)

Parental involvement is helping to curb underage drinking, according to statistics from ParentsEmpowered, a Utah group focused on eliminating the problem of underage drinking in Utah. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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New Scott Sterling sketch from ‘Studio C’ making national, international headlines

On Monday, BYUtv's sketch comedy show "Studio C" released a Scott Sterling sequel. The video has been shared internationally. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Motherhood Matters: Learning to love the process, not just the result

I need to work on enjoying the “doing” and accepting the process as part of the goal. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Netflix's newest audience looks nothing like it did before

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Netflix is more synonymous with "House of Cards" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" than feel-good, family friendly shows. But that's all about to change. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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What you need to know about apple-cider vinegar, a go-to cure for common health concerns

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Apple-cider vinegar is touted as a cure for everything that ails us, plus a weigh-loss aid. A skeptical nutritionist investigated and learned some things that surprised her — plus something... Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Love — and complications — when senior moms and dads take second shot at romance

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Richard and Judy Scott decided on their second date to get married. Telling the kids — all long adults themselves and ensconced with their own families — proved interesting.... Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Sherry Young: Memories, experiences with Disney, from movies to theme parks to internships

Think of wonderful thoughts like princesses, pixie dust, boys who fly and what do you get? Disney. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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33 of the best animated Disney movies

A look at 33 of Disney's top animated movies Read more »

March 30, 2016

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UTubers: Professional slackliners perform at the Midway Ice Castles in new Devin Graham video

Utah videographer Devin Graham released a video featuring professional slackliners performing tricks at the Midway Ice Castles. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Murray couple shares story of tragedy, forgiveness and love

Some life lessons are lasting. Though we can't go back and erase mistakes, a Murray couple is proving there's always hope. They share they journey to save others. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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The Clean Cut: Prince William helps rescue injured tree surgeon

When a falling tree branch knocked Jim Schembri unconscious, Prince William and the East Anglian Air Ambulance helped transport him to the hospital. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Tooele hosting free educational series for caregivers

Tooele County’s Aging Services is offering a free educational series for caregivers during April. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Utah couple recalls their unlikely road to quadruplets

Five years after giving birth to twins, Ogden parents Monica Duenas and Juan Valencia added four more to their family. The quadruplets are currently in the NICU at McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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'Tui's Treasures' keeps Lehi child's memory alive 1 year after tragedy

A tragedy left a hole in the hearts of the Harding family forever. But their inspiring story is proof that even when the unthinkable happens, hope and healing is possible. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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NRA adds guns, happier endings to famous fairy tales

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What's the moral of a reimagined children's story from the NRA? That fairy tales — and life — are better with guns. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Older, more impoverished U.S. looms as population ages

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Demographic forecasts predict that by mid-century, the United States will be home to many more elderly people — and more of them are expected to be poor. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Linda & Richard Eyre: 'Will you still need me when I’m 64?'

You remember the Beatles' song "When I'm Sixty-Four" — and the legitimate questions it asks. But way back when we first heard it, the questions seemed so hypothetical, so far in the future.... Read more »

March 30, 2016

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