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Utah lawmaker proposes putting a team in every school to catch red flags

John Hollenhorst, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:15pm

After most school massacres, people look back and realize there were warning signs that everyone missed — or didn't take seriously. Now, Utah is moving toward a mental health approach designed to catch those red flags before a tragedy takes place.

How parents can prepare their children for the upcoming school year

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:37pm

Your back-to-school list probably includes buying new clothes and school supplies, but does it also include talking to your children about safety?

As students go back to school, Salt Lake improves city crosswalks

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:43pm

With students scheduled to start school in the coming weeks, nearly 1,500 crosswalks throughout Salt Lake City have been stripped and replaced for the new year.

'Are we there yet?' A road trip with kids is itself a destination

David G. Allan, CNN  |  Posted Aug 13th - 8:37pm

I'm writing this on a road trip, the longest we've taken with our two daughters. It is nine hours according to the phone's GPS, which means 11 hours in actual time with stops, which equates to 24 hours in perceived time.

Asbestos, lead and other dangerous chemicals found in children's school supplies, report says

Ursula Perano and Amanda Watts, CNN  |  Posted Aug 12th - 9:51pm

Parents may want to take a second look at their children's school supplies this season.

12 healthy, delicious back-to-school lunchbox ideas

Rebecca Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 9th - 11:59pm

Summer vacation is almost over and schools are starting just around the corner, ease some of the stress of back to school with these 12 delicious and dietitian approved lunch box ideas for your kids.

Limit screen time to protect your child's heart, American Heart Association says

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Aug 9th - 8:05pm

Parents, there's yet another reason to limit screen time for your kids: It could contribute to future heart disease.

Segmented plates with pictures get kids to eat more veggies, study finds

Michael Nedelman, CNN  |  Posted Aug 7th - 7:33pm

Segmented plates with pictures of recommended foods in each compartment led preschoolers to eat more vegetables, according to a research letter published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

Idaho siblings reflect on lives after tragedy that claimed 4 family members

Madeleine Coles, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted Aug 7th - 12:17pm

Hundreds of people gathered outside Holt Arena in Pocatello on Saturday afternoon for the fifth annual Bill Parrish Family Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament.

Unaffordable Utah: Should public schools charge students $71M in fees?

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 7th - 9:33am

In Utah, heading back to school doesn’t just include buying new shoes and backpacks. It also means parents forking over hundreds of dollars in fees to register their children at public schools.

Bode Miller and wife talk about daughter's drowning

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 30th - 1:13pm

Olympic skier Bode Miller and his wife, Morgan, hope that by talking about their 19-month daughter's drowning death, they can prevent other parents from experiencing such heartbreak.

Coach Kim: 8 ways to lose influence and connection with your teen

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 30th - 7:06am

In this edition of LIFEadvice Coach Kim shares some NOT-TO-DOs for parents that will create disconnection and lessen your influence.

Pediatricians group urge parents to avoid these food, packaging chemicals

Maritza Moulite, CNN  |  Posted Jul 28th - 9:26pm

A leading U.S. medical organization representing more than 60,000 pediatricians recommends parents and children avoid certain chemicals used in food processing and called for the government to adjust its methods of deeming substances to be safe.

What parents need to know about 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout'

Dave Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 27th - 3:00pm

Where does "Mission: Impossible - Fallout" land on your summer movie to do list? Before heading to the theater take a look at this parents review to see if it is right for you and your kids.

3 tech experts share how they monitor their own kids online

Tania Dean, KSL TV and Mike Headrick, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 27th - 7:46am

Instagram, Youtube, Snapchat, Houseparty. There are now 7 million apps available for smart devices that didn’t exist 10 years ago.

Teaching kids about their financial future: 1 economist’s perspective

Peter Rosen, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 9:59am

It's not easy to teach your kids about money. But what would an economist teach their children about money?

ADHD study links teens' symptoms with digital media use

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:04pm

The more teens check social media and stream video, the more likely they might develop symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests.

How to save on food during your family vacation

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:57am

You shouldn’t skimp on experience during summer vacation but you shouldn’t go broke either. And one area that can add up fast is food.

Having a working mom has benefits for kids later in life, study says

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:40pm

Growing up with a working mom may have some benefits for both daughters and sons later in life.

Family says 5-month-old boy contracted salmonella in Honey Smacks outbreak

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:42am

A couple said Monday their 5-month-old boy is Utah’s only known person infected with salmonella in a nationwide outbreak tied to a Kellogg’s cereal.