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Arianne Brown: I am not smarter than a kindergartner (and other things I've learned this school year)

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 11:55am

After two weeks of online school, my brain has reached its full capacity. The learning curve of online school is real, and I'm officially bringing down the average as I die a slow death by public school-directed home school.

6 ways to manage homeschooling while working from home

Nicole Carpenter, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 30th - 7:34pm

Trying to work from home and simultaneously educate our kids is nothing short of complicated. Here are some success tips to get you through the next five weeks.

Coach Kim: Is staying at home creating conflict in your family?

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 30th - 7:02am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim addresses the conflict that can show up when we are confined to close quarters with our families.

Expecting mothers faced with hospital restrictions due to coronavirus worries

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 28th - 9:18pm

The birth of a child is undoubtedly one of the happiest days in many women’s lives.

Joe Wicks is the world's PE teacher, helping kids keep active while social distancing

Alicia Lee, CNN  |  Posted Mar 27th - 8:48pm

With millions of children out of school around the world, Joe Wicks, a YouTube fitness instructor, has taken it upon himself to become their PE teacher.

7 quick, kid-friendly lunch recipes from registered dietitians

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 26th - 8:35pm

When life gets stressful and chaotic, food gets stressful and chaotic, too. Here are seven quick and easy lunch ideas to help with that.

Arianne Brown: How the social-distancing slowdown saved my family

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:28am

When mayhem hit last week, I felt like my family’s out-of-control life had gotten worse. But as the dust settled a bit, I looked around and began to see things differently.

How do you manage fighting kids during a lockdown? We asked the experts

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 7:30pm

As the nation shuts down and loved ones huddle to weather what may well be weeks of coronavirus-induced isolation, family tensions are rising.

Utah K-12 schools, colleges extend dismissal to May; distance learning continues where possible

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 4:31pm

Utah’s public K-12 schools will be dismissed through May 1 in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic; where possible, distance learning will continue.

Have You Seen This? Utah family recreates Pirates of the Caribbean ride in self-quarantine

Katie Workman,  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 4:16pm

No matter how long we all remain stuck indoors, this Utah family is proving that home can be the most magical place on Earth.

Don't freak out: Here's how a mama can stay healthy through the COVID-19 pandemic

Brooke Nally, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 21st - 2:35pm

Unpredictability is in the air, but here are several hacks to staying safe through COVID-19

Anatomy of a traumatic brain injury: Why so much fatigue and brain fog?

Susie Boyce, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 18th - 8:48pm

People would comment that I looked great and seemed to be recovering remarkably well after my accident. There was some truth to that, but few knew what it took for me to just show up.

Arianne Brown: What I’ve learned after my 1st week of mayhem with my 9 kids

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 18th - 1:22pm

First a pandemic, now an earthquake? It's enough to make you freeze and spin all at once. Even during this time of unrest, there have been lessons learned, including some of the following.

Don’t forget about flu shots: Utah family warning others after 5-year-old hospitalized

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 17th - 9:21pm

Five-year-old Sunny Gonzales survived a complicated battle with influenza A this year. Doctors and her South Jordan parents are saying it’s not too late to get a flu shot if you haven’t already been vaccinated.

14+ activities and tips to not go stir-crazy during coronavirus social distancing

Merritt Jones,  |  Posted Mar 17th - 8:10pm

For young families, older families and telecommuters, here are tips for staying sane when you're stuck at home.

School is out, but lunch is still on: School districts release plan for 2-week 'soft closure'

Graham Dudley, and Jen Riess,  |  Posted Mar 15th - 12:08pm

Following Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's announcement last week that public schools will undergo a two-week "soft closure" to combat the novel coronavirus, many parents were left wondering — what exactly does that mean?

Arianne Brown: Why falling short of a goal (even a lifelong one) isn’t so bad

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 13th - 1:33pm

The morning of the U.S. Olympic marathon trials, I was not where I had hoped to be — I was competing not in Atlanta. Sadness and jealousy took over, but learning about the women who made it helped me understand more about myself.

Travel ban forces Utah family to make quick decision en route to Paris

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Mar 12th - 12:14pm

After hearing that the Trump administration restricted travel from Europe because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Christensen family cut its long-awaited trip to Paris short — while on the runway.

Talking to kids about virus? Experts say be calm and honest

Claudia Lauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 12th - 12:10pm

except the children had dubbed this version “coronavirus.” The kids ran around and tagged one another, but instead of being "it," they “caught” the virus.