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Teaching kids to give as they receive

Kelly Wallace CNN  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 5:40pm

My children benefit big time since we celebrate Hanukkah at home and Christmas with my family. Two holidays mean twice the number of presents, and often more gifts than they ultimately use or care about.

Have You Seen This? Kid tricked into doing yardwork

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 2:32pm

Have a yard full of leaves? All you need is a leaf blower to affix to the back of a toy Jeep and let your kids go to work —an act of pure parenting genius.

Little girl has 'rare' multi-organ transplant

Savannah Pratt Special to CNN  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 1:16pm

While most girls her age were peacefully asleep, 8-year-old Kyree Beachem was wheeled early Wednesday into an operating room for a triple transplant that lasted more than 12 hours.

Product review: D'Lite bike trailer from Burley is tough to beat

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 11:09am

There are lots of options available when it comes to bike trailers. This review looks at one of the top trailers on the market.

A mother's gratitude journal

Lyndsi Frandsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 7:54pm

For moms who are living the day-to-day bustle that is parenthood, it's all too easy for the holidays to pass us by — and with it goes the chance to reflect upon what we are really, truly and deeply thankful for.

Wednesday's Child — Nikki

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 7:24pm

Nikki is a 17-year-old girl who loves animals. Even though legally she's nearly an adult, she says she will always want a family. She is hoping to be adopted and leave the Utah Foster Care System for good.

9 of the best phones for technophobic grandparents

Alice Williams, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 11:45am

The smartphone is the new standard, but it can sometimes be difficult for older users to understand how they work. These are the 9 best phones for your technophobic relatives.

Is 'The Good Dinosaur' the best movie opening this weekend?

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 2:12pm

If seeing a movie over the long holiday weekend has become part of your family's annual tradition, Pixar has you covered.

Utah has youngest newlyweds in nation, census shows

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 7:16am

Utah continues to have one of the youngest median marriage ages in the country, as well as one of the highest rates of children who live with both parents, according to data released Monday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Adopted Logan infant returned to biological mother

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 10:31pm

A father fighting for the custody of his recently adopted infant daughter received mixed news Monday, as her adoptive parents gave up custody — but did so by giving the child to her biological mother, who reportedly signed away her parental rights.

3 ways technology is improving nursing home care

Amy Osmond Cook, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 11:45am

New technology is transforming the way health care professionals address your biggest concerns regarding the quality of nursing home care and administration.

Stop dreading family parties

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 7:35am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives the tools you need to get a more positive mindset before your family holiday gatherings.

A magical night for a little princess with cancer

Angie Denison  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 11:16pm

Like most girls her age, 6-year-old Simone Bird loves princesses. Her favorites are Cinderella and Elsa. But unlike most girls, Simone has cancer. Neighborhood teens sponsored a princess party to show her their love.

Ogden baby born prematurely on cruise ship arrives in Utah

Sandra Yi  |  Posted  Nov 21st - 10:10pm

Haiden Morgan has spent most of his short life in a Miami hospital, but he finally arrived in Utah Saturday night.

Father begins legal fight to get infant back from adoptive parents

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 8:52pm

Utah's controversial laws regarding a father's rights in adoption procedures are in the spotlight again. A Logan man who claims he lost his newborn daughter to an unwanted adoption began the legal fight to get her back.

Talking to your teen about makeup

Alicia Walters, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 7:29pm

Have a daughter who thinks she's ready to wear makeup, but you don't want to send her to school looking like an eye shadow palette exploded on her face? Consider these 5 points as you help her through this fun transition.

Utah family to be featured in outdoor film

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 11:29am

Brooke Froelich and her son, Huck, are two of the stars in an upcoming film about kids and their parents in the outdoors.

Body of 2-year-old girl dubbed Baby Doe released to her dad

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 9:34am

The body of a 2-year-old girl dubbed Baby Doe after her remains were found in a plastic bag on a Boston Harbor beach has been released to her father.

Mom-to-be labors over college exam just before giving birth

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 8:45am

Not even labor pains could keep Tommitrise Collins from completing a college exam, and a photo of her working on the online test from her hospital bed made her a social media sensation.

3 steps to making the holidays matter — for your whole family

Connie Sokol, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 19th - 7:51pm

Let's fall in love with the holiday season again. Forget the "One-Woman Mom Show" and make the holidays more meaningful by involving family, adjusting expectations, and leaving room at the inn.