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Utah school nurse shortage leave nurses with heavy workloads

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 19th - 10:05pm

A new state report shows Utah's school nursing shortage slightly worsened over the last year, leaving Utah school nurses with six times the recommended students under their care.

Rural Idaho schools are hiring more unlicensed teachers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 18th - 1:41pm

A number of rural Idaho school districts are struggling to lure licensed teachers to classrooms causing the districts to hire more unlicensed educators.

Coach Kim: Connect with your teen through tech

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, KSL.com Contributors  |  Posted   Sep 18th - 7:07am

In this edition, Coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham explain ways to connect with teens in a tech-driven world.

Playlists, sodas all part of modern birth experience in Utah

Braley Dodson, The Daily Herald Via AP  |  Posted   Sep 17th - 8:01pm

When Katie King's first child was born, only a few people were allowed to be in the delivery room and the iPhone was just coming out. Times have changed.

New campaign promotes Internet safety for Utah's kids

Jed Boal, KSL  |  Posted   Sep 16th - 10:27am

Last year, the Utah legislature grabbed national attention when it declared pornography a "health crisis." The Utah mom who pushed her state senator to sponsor that bill has launched a new campaign to protect kids online.

Study: Grandparents who babysit live longer

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Sep 15th - 10:50am

Grandparents can often serve as a lifeline for exhausted parents, but it turns out, regular babysitting can actually help seniors live longer.

An easy opportunity to screen moms for postpartum depression

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Sep 15th - 8:43am

After giving birth, some mothers experience extreme sadness, anxiety and other symptoms of postpartum depression.

A downside to being popular in high school, study says

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Sep 14th - 8:33am

Rachel Narr wasn't popular in high school. She was no wears-pink-on-Wednesdays "Mean Girl." She wasn't the cheerleader who dated the quarterback.

Finding 'me time' as a mother of young children is possible

Zyana Morris, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Sep 12th - 8:03pm

Being a mom is one of the hardest jobs in the world. One of the reasons some mothers struggle is because they don’t get any time for themselves. Here are some ways you can find some "me time" during your busy day.

Idaho bills parent of juvenile $84,500 following wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 11th - 3:32pm

Idaho officials have sent an $84,500 bill to the parent of a juvenile after fire investigators determined the juvenile started a wildfire with mortar-style fireworks.

Coach Kim: Do you have mother guilt?

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, KSL.com Contributors  |  Posted   Sep 11th - 7:10am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, life coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham share some ways to take better care of yourself so you feel less drained and empty in your parenting.

11 tips to get kids eating healthy

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted   Sep 7th - 7:42pm

Ask any parent about the top challenges of raising kids, and getting them to eat healthy would probably be high on the list. So what's a parent to do? Here are 11 great tips sure to make healthy eating in your household a little less complicated.

Utah family’s plea: Give us a path to citizenship

Brianna Bodily  |  Posted   Sep 7th - 10:17am

Hope is the operating word in the Sanchez household as the family holds out for a chance to find citizenship in the U.S.

Evacuated babies get to go home after Harvey

Elizabeth Cohen and John Bonifield, CNN  |  Posted   Sep 5th - 8:07pm

Babies who were dramatically airlifted out of a neonatal intensive care unit about 120 miles away in Beaumont, Texas, last week are expected to return Tuesday as the hospital now has access to clean water.

Utah family sells everything to sail around the Caribbean for a year

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Sep 1st - 8:03pm

Fully aware their plan is crazy, one Utah family has sold all their belongings and bought a boat to sail the Caribbean for a year.

10 tips from nutrition experts to help kids eat healthy

Rebecca Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Aug 31st - 9:40pm

As parents, you want the best for your kids, you want them to grow up happy and healthy. Here are 10 eating tips from nutrition experts to do just that.

The average American dad is getting older, study finds

Susan Scutti CNN  |  Posted   Aug 30th - 5:49pm

Today's American dad is slightly older -- roughly 3 years -- than his counterpart from four decades ago, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Human Reproduction. The average age of a father of a newborn in the United States increased from 27.4 years old to 30.9 years old between 1972 and 2015, found Stanford University School of Medicine researchers led by Dr. Michael Eisenberg.

Mormon mom credits cannabis, chiropractic care for restoring her mobility

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted   Aug 29th - 2:34pm

After years of missing out on motherhood due to a debilitating medical condition, a Mormon mother says she finally found the missing piece to the puzzle to treat her painful prognosis: a concoction of supplements that includes the controversial drug cannabis.

Miracle baby born at 24 weeks in Idaho: 'He's a little fighter'

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Aug 29th - 11:51am

Less than 11 inches long and weighing 435 grams — a little more than a can of soda — Kaio Abel Doxey entered the world 16 weeks before he was supposed to.

St. George mom first woman to give birth after using ‘fertility Fitbit’

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Aug 28th - 3:53pm

After years of unexplained infertility, St. George mom Lizzie McGee recently became the first woman to give birth after using a new ovulation tracking device affectionally nicknamed the "fertility Fitbit."