Hereís what Iíve learned so far that has helped me reclaim my life.
Dennis Fay received a telephone call a few months ago from a man in Chicago who thought he might be his son — a child the 80-year-old Murray man never knew he had. Read more »
Lee Chang-june can be miles from his 12-year-old son but still know when he plays a smartphone game. With the press of an app he can see his son's phone activity, disable apps or totally shut down... Read more »
The Census Bureau decision to drop questions about marriage from its survey created a flurry of protests from researchers, academics and others. Now the plan is to keep those questions. Read more »
Pete Escovedo, musician, composer and the guardian of Latin jazz, will perform for the first time in Salt Lake City. Read more »
Melissa Dohme, who was asked to throw the ceremonial first pitch at a Tampa Bay Rays baseball game earlier this week, was surprised by her boyfriend as he met her on the mound, knelt down and... Read more »
The contemporary cartoon lineup on cable networks is packed with sharp-witted animated series featuring humor that reaches multiple age groups. Read more »
The comedy “Hot Pursuit,” with Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara, is a failed comedy whose funniest moments come as bloopers under the end credits. Read more »
Children facing a crisis at home are more likely to speak to their pets about it, as opposed to their siblings or friends, a study says. The study also found that children in the U.S. are more... Read more »
After a recent rainstorm, I was surprised to see that my son and I had the very same idea. Read more »
There is one little three-letter word can turn almost every statement of doubt or defeat into one of hope and health. Read more »
Ridley Duchannes is missing, and all leads point to a kidnapping by the dangerous and twisted Silas Ravenwood. Link and his friends race against time to save Ridley before Silas takes her away from... Read more »
Children who better understand others' perspectives and feelings are more likely to become and stay popular among peers, according to a recent look at 20 studies from around the world. Read more »
Amazon just made it so that shoppers can't find toys based on gender. But is the argument over toys really about gender? Read more »
Brigham Young University's Vocal Point teamed up with The All-American Boys Chorus to create an inspiring a cappella arrangement to the popular song, "Homeward Bound." Read more »
Looking at the painting in the setting of a prison for boys makes one think of different stories. One tells of someone approaching the cottage after a long journey. It may be home; it may be only a... Read more »
Concerns about overpopulation have been a mainstay in poverty eradication discussions for decades. But according to the Brookings Institution, the problem is overhyped. Read more »
If we have established a personal history of integrity, honesty, hard work and fair play, people will tend to give us the benefit of the doubt when we occasionally fall humanly short of perfection. Read more »
This couple lost their wedding location on the day of, but they still had 'the best wedding people have ever been to'
A couple who lost their wedding location on the day they tied the knot learned the value of family. Here's that couple's story. Read more »
The cost of domestic adoption can be shockingly expensive. But there are strategies to help address the cost of building a family. Read more »
For several years now, I’ve been trying to live under the guise that I’m one of those fantastic moms whose entire life is made up of silver linings. Read more »
When a marriage goes through its ups and downs, where do you turn for guidance? Read more »
My husband and I had both been through divorce before we married each other, and with that brings a unique perspective into many do's and don'ts of how to treat your spouse. Read more »
Utah programs are credited with fighting obesity, helping rank Utahns 7th least obese in the nation and the state with the lowest rates of childhood obesity. Read more »
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A stuttering comedian fell to his knees after judges on NBC's "America's Got Talent" gave him a standing ovation and cleared him to move on to the next round to compete for the prize of $1 million. Read more »
If your birthday plans include eating out, and you are a fan of free food, many local restaurants offer sweet treats and special discounts that can help you celebrate. Some put guests on the spot... Read more »
Family comes first for ex-New Mexico guard Hugh Greenwood, who worked out with the Utah Jazz Wednesday. Greenwood took his mother’s battle with breast cancer as a way to help others in New... Read more »
There's good advice and not-so-good advice when it comes to marriage. Here are 6 ideas you can ignore as you work to strengthen your marriage and find happiness with your spouse. Read more »
Garrett Gee is an unlikely technology entrepreneur. The 26-year old BYU student parlayed his first mobile app design into a multimillion-dollar company that has provided his young family with... Read more »
I am reclaiming my life from all the "stuff" weighing my family down. Read more »
“San Andreas” is a perfect B-movie distraction film. It’s the harmless second-tier ride you take at the amusement park while killing time between the headliners. Read more »
I have developed a few strategies to give the rare, perfect moments in motherhood even more weight so they can anchor me through the difficult moments I face every day. Read more »
Cameron Crowe's latest, "Aloha," has come under fire for its "whitewashed" portrayal of Hawaii, and it's just the latest in a long list of movies that misrepresent America's 50th state. So what... Read more »
Surely there must be a way to preserve all of the wonderful parts of being introverted while helping my shy daughter enjoy third grade. Read more »
The Clean Cut: Devin Graham films people walking with the help of prosthetic legs for the first time
Amputees and children born with physical disabilities receive prosthetic legs in the newest YouTube video from videographer Devin Graham. Read more »
In 1990, against thought-to-be-impossible odds, eight Mormon missionaries fled a civil war in Liberia and lived to tell about it. Read more »
Summer’s a killer. It’s prime time for injury deaths — by definition, preventable deaths, says Utah's chief medical examiner, Dr. Todd Grey. Keeping kids safe is everyone’s... Read more »
Both stay-at-home mothers and working mothers can be of benefit to children, teaching different things and helping in different aspects of their lives. Read more »
Utah-native Nate Gagon is the creator of "A Father’s Day” — an original musical. Like a dream that never stops singing, the project combines passion for music with a deep desire... Read more »
Patrick Hearty and Dr. Joseph Hatch have put together a pictorial history of the horseback couriers in “The Pony Express in Utah” as part of Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America... Read more »
The Hero2Hired job fair kicked off Thursday at the Davis Conference Center. The job fair helps military members, veterans and their spouses find employment. Read more »
As I watch my children dance through life, I realize that my greatest moments of joy and happiness come from time with my family. And that's why I write a column about work-life balance. Read more »
A new poll by YouGov found when it comes to the American family, strictness is seen as a virtue, not vice. Read more »
There isn't a one-plan-fits-all approach to giving financial support to adult children. Here are some key financial areas and my thoughts on how to give a hand up and not a handout. Read more »
Very few projects instantly recoup their initial cost. Here are a few of the projects real estate professionals, architects and appraisers see impacting home prices when considering the return on... Read more »
A survey of top teachers in the nation shows that family stress and poverty are the top factors that affect student success. Read more »
Do any of you parents ever struggle with things like bickering, fighting, interrupting, rudeness, disrespect and sibling rivalry? Read more »
Thanks to young adult dystopian franchises like the Hunger Games and Divergent and adult epics like the new “Mad Max” film, there seems to be a post-apocalypse for everyone in the... Read more »
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