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Study finds men who primarily provide for family show decline in health, happiness

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 7:34pm

A recent study indicates that men who are the primary breadwinner in their family are less happy and less healthy than those who are not.

Respect or obedience, which do you really want? Parenting series — Part 2  

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 6:58am

Coach Kim helps you change your focus from getting obedience to getting respect. This is a must read for every parent.

Ready for takeoff: Flight simulation allows children with autism to get used to air travel

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 21st - 8:33am

Flying is anxiety-inducing enough for the average person who has to deal with cramped spaces and possible delays. “Sights, sounds, smells will add to that anxiety” for a child on the autism spectrum.

Unhealthy diet during pregnancy potentially linked to ADHD in kids

Meera Senthilingam, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 19th - 8:31pm

Everybody knows that a high-fat, high-sugar diet is not a good idea. It can have a wave of negative consequences on your health, including greater risks of obesity, diabetes and heart disease.

Baby born on Cebu Pacific airplane gets 1M air miles

Barry Neild, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 18th - 4:38pm

Here's one kid who'll probably learn to fly before she can crawl.

Strollers, car carriers send thousands of kids to ERs

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 17th - 2:30pm

Every hour, two children 5 or younger are treated in emergency rooms for injuries related to strollers or car carriers, according to researchers.

Study: 9 of 10 parents placing infants in danger at bedtime

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Aug 17th - 7:58am

Despite repeated warnings from experts in recent years, an overwhelming majority of parents are still putting their babies to sleep with bedding that could prove fatal.

How to get your kids to stop saying 'like'

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 16th - 2:30pm

I think I noticed it when my daughter, now 10, was giving a presentation to her class. Suddenly, I heard the word "like" come out of her mouth after every few words.

Acetaminophen during pregnancy may increase risk of hyperactivity in kids

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 15th - 10:41am

Women who take acetaminophen during pregnancy are more likely to have a hyperactive child, according to a new study.

Parenting a difficult child — Part 1

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 15th - 6:58am

In this series of LIFEadvice articles, Coach Kim gives insights on understanding your child and building relationships of trust and love.

Study gives Utah a C- for policies protecting new, expecting parents

Abby Hobbs  |  Posted  Aug 14th - 7:31pm

Utah earned a C- for its family medical leave and breast-feeding accommodations in a study by the National Partnership for Women and Families. The study compares each state's policies with the federal Family Medical Leave Act.

Emotionally prepare your kids for school

Connie Sokol, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 12th - 2:30pm

Preparing your kids for the new school year requires more than a supply stop. To help my own child, I surveyed kids and mothers to find the top concerns and the best solutions.

Mother from Idaho makes historic breast milk donation following son's death

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted  Aug 12th - 12:56pm

A woman born and raised in Idaho Falls is making news around the world for her heroic and historic donation of breast milk.

Back-to-school help: Teaching kids time-management techniques

Nicole Carpenter, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 11th - 2:01pm

Even if this time-management stuff doesn’t come naturally for you and most of the time you just feel like a hot mess, these suggestions can help you set your kids up for a successful school year.

Data: Child hot-car deaths now exceed last year's total

Christopher Larson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 10th - 3:09pm

Child hot car deaths in the United States now exceed last year’s historic low of 24. In 2016 so far, 26 children age 4 or younger nationwide have died after being left in a hot car.

How to get your child to apologize and really mean it

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 9th - 2:30pm

It's a dynamic that just about any parent can relate to: Your child does something wrong, such as hitting their sister, or yelling at a friend, you encourage them to apologize, they refuse and then barely say the word "sorry."

Provo artist inspired by fatherhood selected for local exhibition

Celeste Tholen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 9th - 2:01pm

Colby A. Sanford's childhood was one of freedom and expression. Now, a father himself, he finds inspiration in his infant daughter's discovery of the world around her. He was recently selected to show in Artists of Utah's "35X35" exhibit.

Husband and wife married 63 years die 20 minutes apart

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 9th - 8:03am

A husband and wife died within 20 minutes of one another side-by-side in a South Dakota nursing home after 63 years of marriage.

Bride is walked down the aisle by man who received her dad's heart

Christopher Dawson, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 8th - 4:13pm

A father's heart races for his daughter, especially on her wedding day. But Michael Stepien didn't live to see his daughter get married. The father, and organ donor, was murdered 10 years ago — but his heart was there.

5 tips to maintain positive relationships with adult children

Triona McMaster, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 8th - 2:40pm

The transition from childhood to adulthood brings a change of roles that can be difficult to maneuver; the same is true for parenting. Here’s some advice that can help parentslet their adult children be adults.