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Utahns learn to swim during world's largest swim lesson

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 6:47pm

Hundreds of Utah kids participated in the World's Largest Swimming Lesson on Thursday, a worldwide effort to increase awareness of the importance of water safety and to prevent drowning.

Have You Seen This? When hockey is life

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:03pm

There is no sleeping in cribs; there is only hockey for this toddler.

Social media and kids: What age do they start?

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:25pm

It could happen at any time: Eventually, your kids may want their own social media accounts.

'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Parents Guide

Dave Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 3:00pm

You grew up as a kid on "Jurassic Park" movies now you are wondering if you should take your own kids to "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom". The answer is yes, probably, but not without a couple things to consider.

Water balloon slingshots top list of unsafe summer toys

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 12:47pm

A Boston-based consumer watchdog group has warned of the dangers to children of water balloon slingshots, lawn darts and other summer toys.

Official: Hundreds of kids reunited with families since May

Nomaan Merchant, Susan Montoya Bryan and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:30am

About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official said Thursday, as confusion mounted over the "zero tolerance" policy that called for the prosecution of anyone caught entering the United States illegally.

5 family-friendly water-filled hikes in Utah Valley

J'nel Wright, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:02pm

If your hiking experience won't feel complete without a giant splash at the end, these five hikes in the Utah Valley canyons are sure to be a blast for hikers of all ages and skill levels. So, take a hike! And don't forget your towel.

Murray woman lauded for CPR training that saved her husband's life

McKenna Park, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 6:39am

Unified Fire Authority praised the heroic efforts of a CPR-trained woman who saved her husband one night when he went into cardiac arrest by awarding her the Lifesaving Award Monday.

Coach Kim: A vicious cycle that could hurt your relationship

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, master life coach Kim Giles explains the fear-trigger cycle that could wreak havoc in your relationship.

Poll finds most parents and kids agree on Trump, economy

Laurie Kellman and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 8:19pm

In some ways, President Donald Trump has brought Tammy Kennedy and her daughter, Sue Ann, together on politics. They're part of a majority of American young people and their parents who disapprove of the job the president is doing, a poll shows.

Have You Seen This? 8-year-old will melt your face off

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 16th - 2:01pm

Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham better watch his back — the little girl is coming hard.

Lehi woman shares midwife pregnancy, labor experience

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 6:27pm

The number of expectant mothers who choose to deliver their baby with a midwife is on the rise. But many question their credibility. One mother hopes to debunk the midwife myths.

8 Father's Day freebies, deals and events in Utah

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jun 15th - 10:17am

Sunday marks Father’s Day, which has been celebrated nationally since the 1970s. Here are some places to celebrate by scoring free stuff or deals.

Experts say locking up firearms reduces chance of youth suicide

Lori Prichard, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 9:31am

The number of youth dying by suicide has tripled in Utah in the past decade. Half of those between the ages of 10-17 who took their own life last year did so by using a firearm.

10 delicious, easy last-minute Father's Day recipes

Rebecca Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 14th - 8:38pm

Did Father's Day sneak up on you this year? Don't worry —here's 10 easy and dietitian-approved Father's Day recipes that will make him feel the love.

Why the old way of parenting no longer works

Elissa Strauss, CNN  |  Posted Jun 14th - 7:32pm

Every couple of years a book or article arrives diagnosing parents with catastrophic spinelessness. The power pyramid has been inverted, they warn, and the children are in, and therefore out of, control.

Video shows police sergeant rescuing child from busy roadway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 12th - 6:28pm

A police sergeant is being honored for his quick actions in rescuing a young child from a busy roadway in suburban Chicago.

14 boys, no regrets: Michigan family happy the way they are

Mike Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 12th - 4:43pm

A Michigan couple has 14 boys and no regrets, regardless of what online opinion-givers have to say about it.

Police: Screaming brother thwarts attempted abduction of toddler at Idaho park

Shelbie Harris, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted Jun 12th - 11:33am

The Pocatello Police Department on Monday said that an attempted abduction last week at Raymond Park was thwarted when the brother of the 3-year-old girl who was nearly taken screamed, which caused the man trying to take her to flee.

Olympic skier Bode Miller's toddler daughter drowns in pool

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 12th - 9:01am

The 19-month-old daughter of U.S. Olympic skier Bode Miller drowned in a Southern California swimming pool, authorities said Monday.