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Beyond the birds and bees: Discussing healthy sexuality with your child

Whitney Barrell and Shannon Hickman, Contributors  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 7:34pm

Rather than just focusing on the mechanics of how babies are born, consider broadening the discussion based on the child's age and ability to understand concepts. Here are a few suggestions to make the topic a little less daunting.

Thousands of children injured in furniture toppling tragedies each year

Ariana Cohen, Wibw  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:47pm

A danger to your children is lurking all around in your home — and it's your furniture. Toppling TV's and dressers send thousands of children to the emergency room each year.

Boys suffer 2nd degree sunburns at day care, mom says

Alyssa Jackson, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:19am

Two Oklahoma boys are in the hospital recuperating from burns after their mother said their day care took them to a splash park and let them play with no sunscreen.

Mom raises best friend's four daughters after their mother's death

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:55am

Have you ever been part of a friendship so strong you'd do anything the other person asked of you?

Mapleton mother credits neighbor for saving her baby's life

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:43pm

A close friendship became even closer after a Mapleton woman turned to her neighbor for help when her baby stopped breathing.

Poll: Most Utahns oppose US legalization of same-sex marriage

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:29pm

A majority of Utahns oppose the U.S. Supreme Court decision last month legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, a new poll shows.

Brothers with spina bifida share 'wheelchair adventures'

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 9:48pm

Two brothers with the same birth defect aren't letting it stop them from having fun. Camren and Murray Glad's parents taught them the only disability is a bad attitude, and they're proving it by sharing their "wheelchair adventures" with the world.

Etiquette pros break down Maine diner spat over antsy tot

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 8:39pm

What went down at Marcy's Diner in Portland, Maine, between the vacationing parents of an antsy toddler and the annoyed, profanity-prone restaurant owner is a case of she said-she said. So where does restaurant etiquette stand today when young children act up?

New income guidelines announced for free, reduced-price school meals

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 2:11pm

The Utah State Office of Education on Wednesday announced new income guidelines for families whose children are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school.

Narcissistic parenting: When you compete through your child

Kelly Wallace CNN  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:44pm

The dad stood as close to the goalpost as he could get, coaching his 9-year-old daughter from the sidelines of her recreational soccer league game.

Have You Seen This? Dad busts driving toddler

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:02pm

A dad teaches his toddler daughter the dangers of reckless driving and dad jokes.

Wal-Mart announces infant car seat designed to prevent hot car deaths

Daphne Sashin, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:27am

Wal-Mart and Evenflo announced this week a new infant car seat with technology designed to remind drivers of their backseat passengers, and stop children from dying in hot cars.

Terminally ill mom writes a lifetime of greeting cards for daughter

Jareen Imam, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:43am

It was a grim realization for Heather McManamy when she discovered during an echocardiogram that the breast cancer she fought so hard against had metastasized.

Is 'Pixels' safe for kids?

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 2:02pm

The latest Adam Sandler movie, "Pixels," will be hitting theaters this weekend, and you may be wondering if it's safe for kids. We have the spoiler-free content highlights that will help you decide.

Have You Seen This? Ban summer doldrums with kiddie pool kickball

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 1:15pm

A youth group plays kickball with slip n' slides as baselines and kiddie pools as bases, and it's nothing short of mayhem.

Teen sex rate lowest since the 1980s, contraceptive use remains high

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 12:01pm

The number of teenagers having sex is the lowest in the last 25 years and the use of condoms among teens is slightly higher than in the last 11 years, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Diner owner defends screaming at toddler; mom tells her side of story

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 9:08am

A diner owner who sparked outrage earlier in the week when she screamed at a crying toddler said she stands by her actions. Meanwhile, the child's mother is sharing her side of the story.

Mother creates support group for children with deceased parents

Amber Linebaugh, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 8:16am

This segment of "People Who Make the World a Better Place" highlights Brooke Cox, an inspiring widowed mother of five who created a local organization to benefit young people who have lost a parent to death. Find out how you can get involved.

Wednesday's Child - Kolby

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:59pm

Kolby is a 14-year-old who loves Legos. He's also hoping to be adopted.

Born addicted: Moms struggle with opioid addiction during pregnancy

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:56pm

More Utah babies are being born dependent on opioids than ever before. Addiction to painkillers among women is equivalent to alcohol or methamphetamine. A recovering addict explains the torment of hurting her baby while struggling to stop.