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Family of toddler with rare blood cancer searching for bone marrow donor

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 10:01am

Zoe Smith is fighting for her life at Primary Children’s Hospital after being diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia that will take something even more rare to save her.

Benefits of in-person school outweigh virus risks, pediatrics group says

Alicia Lee, CNN  |  Posted Jun 30th - 5:41pm

As states grapple with how to safely start the upcoming school year, the American Academy of Pediatrics is pushing for students to be physically present in classrooms rather than continue in remote learning for the sake of their well-being.

Serious coronavirus-linked condition hit 285 US children

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 29th - 3:58pm

At least 285 U.S. children have developed a serious inflammatory condition linked to the coronavirus and while most recovered, the potential for long-term or permanent damage is unknown, two new studies suggest.

Masks? Riding the bus? Utah districts want to hear school communities’ preferences for fall

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jun 27th - 7:11pm

With the unorthodox high school graduation season behind them, local school boards are trained on the next major milestone for Utah public schools: reopening this fall.

'Grill Power': Utah woman lands Food Network special

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:04pm

Five years ago, Susie Bulloch started a food blog featuring her own grill recipes.Today she has her own food network special showing women everywhere how to be confident in the back yard grill space. The special airs Saturday at 10:30 a.m. EST on Food Network.

Arianne Brown: How being 'cool before it was cool' saved us from a family argument

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 26th - 3:00pm

It was a normal Sunday afternoon dinner at the in-laws' house. And, as is customary when you get people together during an election year that just so happens to coincide with a global pandemic, the conversation turned political — then it turned to common sense.

Quarantined with coronavirus: 8 things my family learned that you need to know

Nicole Carpenter, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:02pm

My family just finished a real COVID-19 quarantine, and for us, it wasn’t as bad as we had thought. Now on the other side of the illness, I wanted to share what I’ve learned. Here are eight things you need to know.

Why 'Hamilton' is rated PG-13 on Disney+ and what will be cut

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 4:31pm

A film-version of the musical "Hamilton" we be available on Disney+ in July, but some instances of the so-called "R-rated word" will be altered. Creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda explained what will be different.

Coach Kim: How you get past feeling defensive

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice Coach Kim shares the signs of being defensive too easily and shows you how to have a mutually validating conversation to resolve problems.

Work and home: Fathers benefit from family-supportive environment, BYU study finds

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 21st - 8:46am

Researchers at Brigham Young University found evidence that family-supportive workplaces and greater flexibility play a big role in their connections with their children.

Rise in crisis child care spurred by pandemic, Utah nonprofit says

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 20th - 5:32pm

A Cache Valley nonprofit that puts the focus on families said it is seeing some of the highest demand ever for a program that helps children.

Arianne Brown: Ignorance never was bliss and knowledge has always been power

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:12pm

Is ignorance bliss or is knowledge power? Due to the current world unrest, that is the question that has been running through my head for several days now.

Too much or too young? Advice for talking to children about racism, protests and inequality

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:55am

As protests rage across the nationwide parents are having conversations about what their children are seeing, including racial justice, tolerance and an end to racism.

An 8-year-old Utah girl gives cookies to police officers to 'make them feel better'

Heather Kelly, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:39am

“My daughters were upset that all police were being judged by the actions of one officer,” Crystal Mateer explained.

Carrying sippy cups and pushing strollers, Utah families march in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Amy Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:40pm

Armed with sippy cups and fruit snacks, pushing babies in strollers, hundreds of Utahns marched through Daybreak on Wednesday to raise awareness about systemic racism.

Working parents are hitting a wall. Employers don't want to lose them

Jeanne Sahadi, CNN Business  |  Posted Jun 17th - 7:52pm

Unsustainable. That sums up the fevered pace at which many working parents have been hustling since the pandemic started.

Children with ADHD can now be prescribed a video game, FDA says

Naomi Thomas and Amy Woodyatt, CNN  |  Posted Jun 17th - 8:00am

The first video game-based treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Self-care for parents in a pandemic: 6 ways to find the time when you don't have it

Kristen Rogers, CNN  |  Posted Jun 15th - 7:37pm

Parents know the drill: Put on your own oxygen mask before helping your children put on theirs.

With online learning, class bullies fade to the background

Lisa Selin Davis, CNN  |  Posted Jun 15th - 11:03am

When she was in brick-and-mortar school, many girls, and some boys, taunted Angelina Fusco. Her "friends," as she thought of them, told her she was clingy, annoying and rude.