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4 ways to keep social media from damaging your body image

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 8:38pm

Social media usage is strongly correlated with body dissatisfaction and disordered eating. Here's what you can do to protect yourself.

Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile

Malcolm Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 8:03am

So you want to have a baby.

Duckworth proposes rule allowing babies on Senate floor

Sunlen Serfaty, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 7:39pm

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who just gave birth to her second child, is attempting the rare move of changing longstanding Senate rules in order to accommodate senators with newborns.

Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 4:17pm

A closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the United States, health officials said Tuesday.

'I climb for all women': Single mom plans 9th Everest summit

Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 2:34pm

Between raising two daughters and working as a dishwasher at Whole Foods, Lhakpa Sherpa just doesn't have time for training to climb Mount Everest. Even so, she has done it a record eight times — and hopes to outdo herself yet again.

Utah moms offer support to Syrian moms through social media

Ashton Goodell, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 9:13pm

A network of Utah moms who follow the Syrian crisis on social media, decided to use their networks to empower change.

How single-parent families are changing the way we travel

Starre Vartan, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 8:09pm

Travel's a great education, and a valuable one in our increasingly globalized world. That's exactly why family travel is up — and that includes those parents flying solo.

Have You Seen This? Making dad your best man

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 2:00pm

When you ask your dad to be your best man, you better be ready for the waterworks.

Study: Even slight bump in pollution triggers lung infections in Utah kids

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 13th - 11:16am

A new study tracking more than 100,000 Utah patients found that even slight increases in PM2.5, or fine particulate pollution, causes negative health effects on young children's lungs. The study involved people with acute lower respiratory infection.

3 ways parents can help grown kids own a home

Marilyn Lewis, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 12th - 7:32pm

Among homebuyers who made a down payment, 23 percent of those 37 and younger used a gift and 6 percent a loan from family or friends — the highest proportion for either type of assistance among all age groups.

Reading is fundamental — to the family's happiness

David G. Allan, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 10th - 7:00pm

A couple of years ago, when my older daughter was 8, she gently told my wife and me that she'd gotten too old for us to read her books anymore. We didn't try to talk her out of it or enumerate the many benefits of reading aloud to a child (even after they can do so themselves). We were disappointed but respected her agency.

National report card shows flat results in reading, math

Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 10th - 9:31am

The results of the latest Nation's Report Card are in and the news isn't good.

Coach Kim: Is your behavior righteous or self-righteous?

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, Contributors  |  Posted   Apr 9th - 10:00am

"My children have good manners and are kind, sweet kids, but they are cast as bad in our neighborhood because we are of a different religion, and are not allowed to play with other kids." In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim and Nicole share some suggestions for people struggling with judgment and disapproval from others.

'They are our little miracles': St. George quintuplet parents preparing for life with 5 infants

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Apr 7th - 12:37pm

A southern Utah couple spoke to the media Friday for the first time since the birth of their quintuplets.

Here’s how Child and Family Services handles reports of abuse, neglect

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Apr 6th - 2:30pm

Here is a breakdown of what the Utah Division of Child and Family Services does, how the department works and what it can offer to you and your family in a time of need.

Here’s why ‘Domo ❤️ LGBTQ+’ billboards are lining I-15

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Apr 6th - 12:15pm

Frequent commuters on I-15 will likely notice a change to their morning drive as Utah tech company Domo replaces its six billboards with a message of love for the LGBTQ community.

Consignment Sales 101: How to save hundreds on brand-name kids clothing

Meredith Cook, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 5th - 7:32pm

Want to save hundreds of dollars on your kids' wardrobe this season? Here are some tips and tricks for shopping consignment sales and scoring amazing deals.

Growth charts for kids don't measure up

Elissa Strauss, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 4th - 8:38pm

It's the rare parent who is at peace with the size of their infant. Most of us are somewhere between uneasy and distraught with how our babies plot on growth charts, no matter whether our children are petite or portly.

Cellphones gaining acceptance inside US schools

Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 3rd - 10:25pm

Cellphones are still absent from most U.S. schools but new data shows them steadily gaining acceptance as administrators bow to parents' wishes to keep tabs on their kids and teachers find ways to work them into lessons.

Ah-choo! These meds linked with higher allergy risk in kids

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 3rd - 8:07pm

Around the world, the prevalence of allergies and asthma has continued to rise for decades, and a new study suggests one possible factor that could help explain why.