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Product review: The best strollers for family trips, adventures

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 11:52am

This review looks at a handful of strollers that may be options for your next adventure. From umbrella strollers to sophisticated travel systems, they represent a broad range of price and functionality.

5 ways to stay connected to young adult children

Connie Sokol, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 4th - 7:22pm

As children age, parental roles shift. So do some of the ways we communicate, show affection and stay connected. Although the change can be difficult — especially for mothers — here are a few ideas to make the transition smoother.

Have You Seen This? Toddler plays round of hide-and-seek wearing GoPro

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Feb 4th - 1:20pm

One family beautifully blends a classic childhood game with a bit of modern technology.

Facebook dad warns parents of hair tourniquets for babies

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 4th - 11:16am

A Wichita, Kansas, father recently took to social media to warn parents of hair tourniquets, and a picture he posted of his daughter has gone viral.

6 discussion-worthy reads for your book club

Teri Harman, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 3rd - 7:44pm

A new year calls for a fresh list of great books to get your book club reading, thinking and talking.

New book urges parents to reorder life for the sake of kids

Leanne Italie, AP  |  Posted  Feb 2nd - 9:16pm

Dr. Leonard Sax has been a family physician and psychologist for 27 years, conducting workshops around the world for parents, teachers, social workers, counselors, school psychologists and juvenile justice professionals.

Woman gets married at hospital 2 days after open-heart surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 2nd - 10:46am

A woman has gotten married at a northern Michigan hospital just two days after undergoing open-heart surgery.

After 82 years, woman meets daughter she placed for adoption

Michael Pearson CNN  |  Posted  Feb 2nd - 9:03am

Some adopted children spend years looking for their birth parents.

Middle school: The new high school for moms

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 1st - 7:44pm

If you had to guess what are the most difficult years for a mother, what might you say? Turns out the most stressful time for moms is middle school, according to a new study by Arizona State University researchers.

Donor mom hears deceased son's heartbeat for 1st time in 3 years

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Feb 1st - 4:43pm

A donor mother whose infant son died in 2013 heard his heartbeat for the first time in almost three years inside the chest of the young girl he saved.

Study tries to give C-section babies mom's germs they missed

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 1st - 10:48am

Sharing bacteria in the operating room normally is a no-no but in a novel experiment, U.S. researchers are giving babies born by C-section a dose of presumably protective germs from the mother's birth canal.

The Quad Squad: Utah couple manages life with quadruplets

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Jan 31st - 10:10pm

After nearly a decade of infertility, a couple from Utah County ended up with a gift that's almost too much to handle.

Have You Seen This? Utah toddler is adorable snowboarder

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 31st - 4:01pm

She's one year old, she's got the chubbiest cheeks you might ever see, and she shreds the slopes on a snowboard… sort of.

3 ways Utahns can be 'all in' for schools and kids

Deanie Wimmer  |  Posted  Jan 30th - 10:50am

KSL devoted a day with stories in every newscast to show how community members can help ensure every child has school success.

Mother expresses love for newborns through her photography

Alicia Walters, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 28th - 7:44pm

Tiffany Parrish says these newborns that come into her photo studio are spiritual sons and daughters of God. And that during her three-hour session, posing and looking very closely at each infant, Parrish can really feel that he or she is unique.

For the world's most scrutinized body, Barbie has a new look

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 28th - 7:19pm

At 57, Barbie is getting a major makeover.

Dad found not guilty for taking tween's phone away

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Jan 28th - 8:46am

A Texas father was found not guilty of theft this week for taking his 12-year-old daughter's phone away after finding what he deemed inappropriate text messages.

'Read it again, Mom!' Enhancing the parent-child reading experience

Julie Nelson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 27th - 7:21pm

Parent-child reading fosters pleasure and relationship bonding as well as impressive educational benefits. Here are some suggestions to enhance your book sharing experiences.

Obama to seek $12B from Congress for child nutrition

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 27th - 10:04am

President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress for $12 billion over a decade to help feed schoolchildren from low-income families during the summer, the White House said Wednesday.

Toddler's prayer caught on baby monitor

Amanda Jackson, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 27th - 8:25am

A bedtime ritual for a South Carolina toddler is touching the hearts of thousands.