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24 'dad jokes' to celebrate fatherly humor

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 16th - 10:15pm

I owe a lot to my father — he passed down so much wisdom, taught more life lessons than I can count and helped me grow into the person I am today. However, what I am most grateful for is my dad's ability to always say a corny line to make me laugh.

4 easy ways to have a successful summer with your kids

Kelci Beus, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 13th - 7:33pm

Having a successful summer with your kids comes by striking a balance of structure and engaging their ability to be creative. Here are four easy ways to do this.

Kraft introduces 'Salad Frosting' to help trick your kids into eating more vegetables

Leah Asmelash and Brian Ries, CNN  |  Posted Jun 12th - 1:50pm

Salad frosting. Yes, it's a thing.

How do we prevent depression in our teenagers?

Nick Call, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 11th - 7:33pm

As parents, we take preventative actions to give our children the best chance in life, but how do we prevent depression in our teens? And what do we do if they are already developing depression symptoms?

New 'Frozen II' trailer hints at secrets in Elsa's past

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 11th - 10:32am

It seems the hotly anticipated "Frozen" sequel will expand on the world of Arendelle, and may even reveal why Elsa was born with magical powers.

As New York struggles to undo the work of anti-vaxers, moms step in to help

Elizabeth Cohen, John Bonifield and Debra Goldschmidt, CNN  |  Posted Jun 10th - 7:32pm

There's no question: The ongoing measles outbreak in New York is in a league of its own.

AP: 3 million US students don't have home internet

Michael Melia, Jeff Amy and Larry Fenn, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 10th - 8:23am

With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd’s homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done using just her smartphone?

Ogden nursing home 1 of 5 outed in federal report on 'substandard care' at America's care centers

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Jun 9th - 7:15pm

A Utah nursing home is rallying with new management, believing additional oversight can make the facility better.

Utah nonprofit finds ways to overcome barriers when escaping poverty

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 7th - 1:30pm

Though Utah continues to grow its economy, those living in poverty still struggle. In response, Utah nonprofits are galvanizing to find ways to help families attain a comfortable living wage.

Schools reckon with social stress: 'I'm on my phone so much'

Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 7th - 9:04am

High school biology teacher Kelly Chavis knew smartphones were a distraction in her class. But not even her students realized the psychological toll of their devices until an in-class experiment that, of course, was then spreading on social media.

5 simple ways to keep your teens safe while traveling abroad this summer

Brooke Nally, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 6th - 9:42pm

Are your teens just graduating into summer months with out-of-the-country trips planned? Have you watched "Taken" one too many times and the thought of your teen being out on their own in another country makes you nervous?

Stay-at-home Lehi dad makes healthy snacking easy for his active family

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 6th - 6:47pm

It's easy for growing kids to sneak into the pantry for a quick snack, but one Utah dad is prepared to make sure those choices are healthy.

How to prepare your new college graduate for the 'real world'

Zoe Meeken, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 4th - 8:39pm

College graduation is a bittersweet experience. Students work hard and count down the days until they’re finished with tests and papers, and then it’s over; and in a post-2008 world being a grown-up means moving back into your parent's house.

'Each person is accepted unconditionally': Sandy neighborhood lines streets with rainbow flags for Pride Week

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 2nd - 7:26pm

The rainbow colors that decorate a Sandy neighborhood represent a community coming together in an effort to offer hope and respite to their LGBTQ neighbors after too many young deaths.

Child's near drowning in Utah cautions parents to remain vigilant with their kids around water

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Jun 2nd - 5:31pm

Drowning is the third-leading cause of injury-related death for children ages 1-14 in Utah. On average, one Utahn dies as a result of drowning every two weeks.

Opioids leading cause of death of new Utah moms

Kim Bojórquez, KSL  |  Posted Jun 2nd - 4:08pm

Opioid abuse is the leading cause of pregnancy-associated deaths in Utah moms, according to a new University of Utah Health study.

Hike of the Week: Explore animal-themed sites with whole family at Red Cliffs Desert Reserve

Rhiannon Bent, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 2nd - 12:28pm

Dino Cliffs Trail and the adjacent Baby Elephant Arch offer anywhere from an hour to a full afternoon of exploring the beautiful Red Cliffs Desert Reserve.

What parents need to know about 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 1st - 8:22pm

"Godzilla: King of the Monsters" is now in theaters and hoping to reign supreme at the box office. But before you let your kids run off with their friends to the theater or you take your family out for a movie night, here's what parents need to know.

Is vegan diet healthy for kids? Belgian doctors say no

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted May 30th - 8:38pm

Belgium's Royal Academy of Medicine recommended last week that children, teens, pregnant women and nursing mothers do not follow a vegan diet.

8 places to bring your kids before they graduate high school

Hilarye Fuller, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 30th - 12:44pm

You only have 18 summers with your kids before they leave the nest; make the most out of the time you have at home and create memories that will last a lifetime. Here are 8 places you should bring your kids before they graduate high school.