Family

baby feet, utah postpartum retreat helps new moms...
Britt Johnson

Utah company aims to help postpartum moms with special retreats

The founder of Utah Postpartum Retreat said she thinks new moms are at high risk for developing postpartum mood disorders because they lack support.
20 hours ago
a child plays with a bubble, utah medicaid changing for kids...
Britt Johnson

Thousands of Utah children losing their Medicaid benefits

Medicaid is checking eligibility again and many people in Utah are making too much money to qualify.
14 days ago
children at a daycare, child care desert issues affecting utah...
Peter Johnston

You could be living in a child care desert. Here’s what that means

Data from 2019 shows that 77% of Utah's population live in a child care desert. Two bills seek to change that.
16 days ago
Child care provider Holly Kingston gives children a snack at her home in West Jordan on Friday, Jan...
Adam Small

Utah lawmaker pushing legislation to address child care shortage

If it becomes law, HB153 would allow unlicensed child care providers to watch eight kids. Right they can watch six.
16 days ago
The Provo Food Bank has less than a month's supply left and is asking for the public's help through...
Tammy Kikuchi and Waverly Golden

Provo Food Bank supplies running low, public donations needed

The Provo Food Bank has less than a month's supply left and is asking for the public's help through donations. 
17 days ago
kids play at a child care center in utah...
Allessandra Harris

Bill to expand child care options in Utah moves forward to Senate

The bill's sponsor, Sen. Luz Escamilla said most Utah residents live in a child care desert, with no options within 5 miles of them.
17 days ago
utah capitol pictured, a new law centers adoption legal expenses open records utah...
Aimee Cobabe

Adoption revision bill would make it easier to adopt in Utah

Utah lawmakers proposing changes to adoption laws that could significantly reduce legal expenses for families looking to adopt.
18 days ago
FILE: Claire Modersitzki, left, hugs Marcus Cain at The Valentine’s Museum, a pop-up museum in Pr...
Waverly Golden

The idea of a soulmate may not be beneficial on your journey toward love

A recent report from researchers in Utah and Canada challenged the idea of soulmate love.
18 days ago
Park City resident Connor Curran gets his first podium finish (2nd place) in aerials at the 2024 Fr...
Joe Davis

Park City resident wins podium finish at World Cup

Park City resident and US Freestyle Aerialist, Connor Curran won a World Cup Podium Finish at Deer Valley on Friday night.
28 days ago
House Speaker Mike Johnson of La., walks on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024, in Washington. T...
KEVIN FREKING Associated Press

House passes bill to enhance child tax credit, revive key tax breaks for businesses

The House passed a bipartisan child tax cut package that would enhance the child tax credit for millions of families.
29 days ago
Salt Lake County Aging Services is conducting a survey so it can better help seniors and elders....
Amanda Dickson

SL County Aging and Adult Services conducting community assessment survey

Salt Lake County is trying to find out how it can help its seniors with day-to-day tasks by conducting a community survey.
30 days ago
FILE: A woman holds a vaping device on May 30, 2023. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)...
Britt Johnson

Gray Matters urges parents to talk to their kids about teen marijuana use

Representatives from the state’s Gray Matters campaign, medical experts from Intermountain Health, and Utah’s PTA are challenging parents and adults to talk with their children about the dangers of teen marijuana use.
1 month ago
Timelines for cancer screenings are getting earlier and earlier as scientists and doctors learn mor...
Amanda Dickson

Cancer screening timelines have a big influence based on family history

It seems recommendations for cancer screenings target younger people. One doctor says involving your family can straight out the timelines.
1 month ago
FILE: Known as the "Toy Story Litter," these puppies were housed at Second Chance for Homeless Pets...
Kennedy Camarena

Pets are being abandoned at higher rates because their owners can’t find a place to live

In 2023, Utah animal agencies reported a huge increase in abandoned pets, and the source of the problem is the human housing issue.
1 month ago
inside of a daycare shown, lit'l scholars daycare is closing unexpectedly...
Eric Cabrera

Unexpected Sugar House daycare closure leaves parents scrambling

According to a parent who uses Lit'l Scholars Learning Center, the closure comes due to a rent increase the daycare owners just can't afford.
2 months ago
Child care...
Ashley Fredde, KSL.com

Advocates say Gov. Cox’s proposed budget could be expanded to better support Utah families

The budget allocated $4.7 million to expand Utah's child tax credit and $5 million for accessible child care.
2 months ago
children at a daycare, child care desert issues affecting utah...
Emma Keddington

New partnership provides child care assistance to Park City residents

A new partnership between child care assistance network Upwards and Park City will help provide affordable child care.
2 months ago
a family marches with a utah foster care sign, care communities is a new foster care program...
Michael Camit

Care Communities pilot program seeks to support foster families across the state

Almost half of all foster parents stop fostering within a year, but Care Communities are meant to curb that trend.
2 months ago
The Provo Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is pictured on Wednesday, ...
Mark Jackson and Kennedy Camarena

Business Insider lists Provo among top cities to watch in 2024

Provo is on a list of top cities to watch in 2024. Business Insider, there are multiple reasons the city was added to the list.
2 months ago
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Michelle Lee

Holiday decluttering: how to save the memories

Let’s Get Moving Host Maria Shilaos spoke with Decluttering Expert Matt Paxton about how to make holiday decluttering a memorable experience.
3 months ago
ruby franke to enter plea agreement...
Devin Oldroyd

Ruby Franke to enter plea agreement, attorneys say

Ruby Franke, the mom behind a now-defunct parenting YouTube channel called 8 Passengers, will enter a plea agreement, her attorneys said Friday.
3 months ago
two older people look at an album together -- Alzheimer's holidays...
Michael Camit

Celebrating the holidays while including your loved ones with Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer's Association says there are many ways to include your loved one in the holidays while taking their disease into account.
3 months ago
Although warm temperatures are forecasted for this upcoming weekend, many Utah ski resorts continue...
Don Brinkerhoff

Despite warm temperatures, ski resorts to open more terrain

Although warm temperatures are forecasted for this upcoming weekend, many Utah ski resorts continue to open more terrain.
3 months ago
Survey information is shown during a panel discussion at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute in Sal...
Mariah Maynes

2023 American Family Survey finds partisan similarities, differences in issues involving family

The 2023 American Family Survey revealed that Democrats and Republicans view some family issues similarly, and some differently.
3 months ago