What people experience as teenagers has outlasting effects on their adult lives.
September 28, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The expected cost of a wedding makes many people resentful toward the idea of marriage, but the ceremony doesn't have to be a costly affair.
September 28, 2014 | Emily Hales Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Recently, I received an email from a reader seeking advice on how she could improve her chances of receiving a college athletic scholarship. She first wanted to know if I knew of any private coaches who could help improve her times (she is a track athlete).
September 28, 2014 | Arianne Brown Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Facebook launched a new app last week, but it's only available in Zambia where only about 11 percent of the population uses the Internet. The app, Internet.org, is an effort to connect "every one of us. Everywhere," its slogan touts.
September 28, 2014 | Amy McDonald Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Men are a mystery – not only to women, but to themselves. The number of books, videos, lectures, and seminars on this tantalizing subject are beyond count. I don't pretend to be an expert in the field of Virility Explication, but I notice things. And I've noticed exactly 5 things that all men have in common. So if you plan on marrying one, hiring one, or living next door to one, you need to heed the following:
September 27, 2014 | Tim Torkildson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Have your kids ever made it hard for you to decide whether to give them a big hug or tear your hair out? You aren't alone. In this video, YouTuber Katie Crank sings her own rendition of Keith Whitley's "When You Say Nothing at All" with all four of her boys doing what little boys do in the background. In her first words she sings, "It's amazing how you can destroy everything. Without saying a word, you can make things unclean."
September 27, 2014 | Ben Luthi Deseret News National | Hot Topics
When you become a mom, many people share advice with you and often that advice includes "give yourself some space." It is normal to want to spend time with your children but as they grow older, become more mobile and curious about the world around them, they begin to get into everything. They begin to ask a million questions. They begin to drive you a little insane.
September 27, 2014 | Courtnie Erickson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
One of the major investments you will make over a lifetime will be your car. Most Americans start driving by the age of 16, and do not willingly give up the steering wheel until they are well into their eighties, or even nineties! The convenience and efficiency of today's modern automotive vehicles is not just a marvel, but a necessity! Here are a few tips on how to get your money's worth out of your vehicle by keeping it in tip top condition:
September 27, 2014 | Tim Torkildson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
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Just for fun, Google this question: "Can I change my spouse?"
September 26, 2014 | Jason Wright Deseret News National | Hot Topics
While retirement living can appeal to the nine-to-fiver with dreams of relaxing, traveling or buying a beach house, saving for retirement often breeds fear.
September 26, 2014 | Nicole Shepard Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Kentucky State University's president has decided to take a $90,000 pay cut from $350,000 so that two dozen workers at KSU can see their hourly wage rise to $10.25, Slate reported.
September 26, 2014 | Amy McDonald Deseret News National | Hot Topics
If a teenager is talking on the phone while driving, chances are good that they're talking to a parent.
September 26, 2014 | Natalie Crofts Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning the public of a new form of LSD being sold in the region.
September 25, 2014 | Staff report | Crime Reports
September 25, 2014 | Kim Giles Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Shortly after having my kids (boy and girl twins) I went back to working full time. It was easy to keep up my appearance. I needed to look put together and professional and yoga pants and mom jeans were not allowed in the office. Now that I am a stay-at-home mom it is not so easy. The first thing I think of when I wake up is my kids. I go straight to their room and get them ready for the day. Then it's making breakfast, cleaning the house, entertaining two-year-olds and the list goes on and on. Before ...
September 25, 2014 | Megan Shauri Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Good parents want their children to grow up to be nice people. They don't set out to raise a meanie. However, they may be inadvertently doing exactly that. What parents reinforce in their children is what they become. A news report of a study by the Making Caring Common project found that "About 80 percent of the youth in the study said their parents were more concerned with their achievement or happiness than whether they cared for others. The interviewees were also three times more likely to agree that 'My parents are prouder if I get good grades in ...
September 25, 2014 | Gary and Joy Lundberg Deseret News National | Hot Topics
My 5-year-old stared at me through suspicious eyes while I explained to him why we couldn't just go to dinner. It wasn't in the budget. He pointed to my purse and said, "You have a card, right? Can't you just use the card?" That's when I knew I had missed a very important point while teaching my children about money. I set to work researching the subject of money and kids. Here is what I learned.
September 25, 2014 | Shannon Symonds & Erin Oscarson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Two men indicted connection with two commercial armed robberies also have been denied bond by an Effingham County Superior Court judge.
September 24, 2014 | Staff report | Crime Reports
Medient Studios, Inc. has announced it has engaged Choate Construction Company as the construction manager for its studioplex project in Effingham County.
September 24, 2014 | Staff report | Business
Increasing one's vitamin D levels may reduce the risk of illnesses that cause dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, according to international research led by the University of Exeter.
September 24, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Family traditions are a fabulous way to unify your family. Whether your kids are one or 18, now is the time to start planning.
September 24, 2014 | Shannon Symonds & Erin Oscarson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Kids have a natural love of competition. Tovah Klein, author of "How Toddlers Thrive," told NPR that the drive to compete develops in children around the ages of 4 or 5, when they start learning how to categorize.
September 24, 2014 | Emily Hales Deseret News National | Hot Topics
A new study, published in PLOS ONE, reveals one simple trick to tell if someone is a narcissist - and all you have to do is ask. Apparently, narcissists love to tell people they are narcissistic.
September 24, 2014 | Tracie Knabe Snowder Deseret News National | Hot Topics