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How Parents Can Prepare Your Home, Children Against Coronavirus

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 27th - 9:35pm

Businesses and churches are taking measures to protect the community, but you might be wondering what steps you can take in your home to also prepare.

More than a third of military families said they have no one to ask for a favor, survey finds

Brianna Keilar and Catherine Valentine, CNN  |  Posted Feb 26th - 4:30pm

More than a third of military families who participated in Blue Star Families' tenth annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey said they have no one to ask for a favor.

Arianne Brown: The spoon in my laundry room and other odd discoveries

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 26th - 11:48am

On a recent morning, I awoke to a curious sight: There was a spoon in my laundry room. While I’m clueless as to how it got there, I know I'm not alone in my plight of finding odd things strewn across my home (likely left there by kids).

Senate OKs bill to expand family planning services through Medicaid

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 7:02am

The Senate gave final approval to a bill that would allow more Utahns to receive family planning services and birth control under Medicaid.

When women die in childbirth, these are the fathers left behind

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Feb 25th - 7:44pm

America's maternal mortality crisis has hit home: The rate of pregnancy-related deaths in the United States has steadily increased since 1987.

Have You Seen This? Baby can't stop dancing to 'Old Town Road'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 25th - 3:03pm

Love it or hate it, the song "Old Town Road" is now a phenomenon that will likely be played for decades. It gets fans both old and young dancing — and when I say young, I mean really young.

Alpine teenager’s award-winning game now sold at Target stores nationwide

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 24th - 7:22pm

Like most 13-year-olds, Lily Brown enjoys playing soccer and spending time with friends. What makes her unique is that she’s an award-winning inventor, and the game she co-created is now sold in every Target store in America.

Volunteer cuddle program helps babies in the NICU

Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Feb 24th - 2:02pm

People are spending hours at a volunteer cuddle program, rocking and talking to NICU babies around Utah.

Senate panel agrees adding time to safe haven for babies a good step

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 8:49pm

In the last 18 years, Utah’s Newborn Safe Haven law has saved at least 42 babies whose mothers were able to relinquish them anonymously.

Inspired by J.Lo, moms are sharing bikini selfies to promote body positivity

Alaa Elassar, CNN  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 1:31pm

Moms across the world are sharing bikini selfies to promote body positivity, a viral challenge inspired by Jennifer Lopez.

TikTok, every teenager's favorite app, just rolled out new parental controls

Kaya Yurieff, CNN Business  |  Posted Feb 21st - 8:11pm

TikTok is giving parents more control over how their teens are using the app. A new feature lets parents manage their kid's activity and time spent on the platform.

Boy adds to firefighter patch collection as he awaits heart transplant

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 21st - 9:32am

As a 13-year-old boy from Wyoming awaits a heart transplant in Utah, his family hopes to make his extended stay at the hospital a little more hospitable.

Angel Watch program helps parents prepare for the impending loss of their unborn baby

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 20th - 9:45pm

Preparing for a new baby is often an exciting time, but it can be especially challenging for families who learn their unborn baby is not expected to live. One Utah couple survived the heartbreaking loss with the support of a program called Angel Watch.

Senate panel advances bill to provide birth control to more under Medicaid

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 9:18pm

During its second chance in front of a Senate panel, a bill that would allow more Utahns to receive family planning services and birth control under Medicaid received a 4-1 favorable recommendation Tuesday.

5 tips to help prevent eating disorders in children

Devrie Pettit, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 20th - 8:31pm

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week begins next week; specialists around the country aim to provide education and understanding so that more individuals, especially caregivers, can identify the warning signs and symptoms of eating disorders.

Utah father, son create graphic novel for DC featuring hero with dyslexia

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 20th - 7:37pm

Father-and-son team Dustin and Davis Hansen of Ephraim, have created an accessible graphic novel for DC featuring a main character with dyslexia, and designed for kids with reading disabilities.

Have You Seen This? Little boy thrilled to catch fish

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 3:34pm

Some might want to tell that boy to clam down or to scale it back, but I think his reaction is fin-tastic.

Arianne Brown: Lessons learned in nearly 16 years of diaper-changing

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 19th - 12:46pm

In my nearly 16 years of parenting, one thing has remained constant: diapers. Having honed my craft, I’d like to shine some much-needed light on this heavily loaded topic so you, too, can become a master diaper-changer — or at the very least, appreciate those who are.

Salt Lake School Board adopts updated gender inclusion policy

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 12:15pm

On the heels of Salt Lake City Board of Education adopting an update to its gender inclusion policies and plans for transgender students and employees Tuesday, advocates say it is key that new policies and practices foster a sense of safety and belonging.