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CDC panel recommends against using FluMist vaccine

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 7:43pm

Flu vaccines are about to get more painful. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee recommended on Wednesday that FluMist, the nasal spray influenza vaccine, should not be used during the upcoming flu season.

Children with depression: What parents can do to help

Kitt Wakeley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 3:02pm

Parents will do anything to help their sick child feel better, but when a child suffers from depression many don’t know how to help. Here’s what science says are the best ways to help.

Have You Seen This? Ogden baby might have the best laugh

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 1:13pm

Having a matchless laugh is certainly true for 1-year-old Lauren of Ogden; whose bath time giggles in a video uploaded by her parents to YouTube have us in stitches.

Product review: Gear for family adventures this summer

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 11:29am

With temperatures rising and summer in full swing, there are plenty of opportunities for family adventures. This article looks at a handful of outdoor products that might prove useful for your next outing.

Wednesday's Child - Dylan

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 7:28pm

Dylan is a 14-year-old who loves to play soccer. Although he's never been to a professional soccer game, he says the love of the sport keeps him going on hard days.

What every child of an aging parent should know: the documents you need and why

Kathie Roberts and Kate Nance, KSLcom Contributors  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 2:30pm

May is Elder Law Month, and a great time to review whether you have the right documents in place to protect you and your family as you age.

Dad gets tattoo to match son's brain cancer surgery scar

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 1:00pm

The father of a Kansas boy who was self-conscious about scarring following brain cancer surgery has got a tattoo that resembles his son's scar on the side of his head.

Long lost sisters meet in airport for first time

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 7:33am

There may be no better place to witness a happy reunion than an airport, and that’s exactly where two sisters found each other for the very first time.

Trucker dad 'baby-sits' daughter's doll, photos go viral

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 7:23am

Never underestimate the value of a good baby sitter. Or in this case, doll sitter.

Young mother of 2 dies on pioneer trek in Oklahoma

Tad Walch  |  Posted  Jun 21st - 6:16pm

Meaghan Blair, a 29-year-old mother of two young children, was serving as a supervisor for teenagers on a Mormon youth pioneer trek in Oklahoma when she died Monday after experiencing health problems near the end of a seven-mile first-day hike.

Raising spoiled kids? How to set limits

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 21st - 2:30pm

More than 10 years ago, as I headed to one of my final OB/GYN appointments before my first daughter was born, I had a moment.

Have You Seen This? Toddler continually makes a bad decision

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 21st - 1:18pm

Kids are interesting creatures. Their curiosity can get them into trouble, and even when they don't like something, they'll often keep going back just to see if their tastes have changed in the last hundredth of a second.

Mom breaks down after seeing her 3-year-old do lockdown drill

Joshua Berlinger, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 21st - 9:41am

At first, Stacey Feeley thought that her daughter was just being funny when she was standing on the toilet.

11-year-old raises money to meet birth family for 1st time since adoption

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jun 21st - 9:02am

An 11-year-old Utah boy has worked to raise money to fly his biological mother and sister from Alabama to the Beehive State and plans to see them in person for the first time since he was adopted.

Dads compete to stack Cheerios on babies' heads because ...dads

Saeed Ahmed, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 21st - 8:29am

So, about a week or so ago, Patrick Quinn felt trapped.

TSA offers tips for families flying with young children

Viviane Vo-Duc  |  Posted  Jun 20th - 8:46pm

The TSA is predicting that this summer will be the busiest ever at its security checkpoints, and getting through security, especially with babies and toddlers, can be a hassle. But the TSA has some helpful tips to make the process easier.

Magna girl with severe speech disorder learning to speak

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Jun 20th - 7:27pm

A child's first words are monumental, but they're also easy to take for granted. But what if your baby never said "mama" or "dada"? Here's a Magna girl's struggle to find her voice.

Post goes viral about dad teaching kids to invest

Heather Long, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 20th - 10:46am

It's not every day that a Facebook post about a kid's $1 weekly allowance goes viral -- and even makes people cry.

US kids get 2M concussions a year from sports, play

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 19th - 10:25pm

As many as 2 million concussions from sports or play activities occur in U.S. children and teens each year and many receive no treatment, a new study suggests.

'Finding Dory' blows animation record out of the water

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 19th - 4:30pm

The forgetful blue fish of "Finding Dory" is box office gold.