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Motivation

How to get motivated

Why do some women thrive in a high-stress workplace while others struggle? Why do some love collaboration and carefully weighing every person’s opinion while others wish they could just do it all on their own? Women in the workplace, at home [...]
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Wrapped in comfort: Cristy’s blankets gives Life Flight crews another needed supply

Cristy Daniels has been in the caring profession for as long as she can remember. As a child, she loved visiting her grandparents and helping with odd jobs around the house. She remembers playing “hospital” instead of “house.” As a [...]
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10 reasons to follow yellow brick road to Sundance theater this summer

Sundance is off to see the wizard with a summer run of “The Wizard of Oz,” which opens today and runs through August 15 (with 8 p.m. showings on Mon/Thurs/Fri/Sat). “In its own simple way, ‘The Wizard of Oz’ reminds [...]
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Get on the wagon: Utah County celebrates Pioneer Day

  Pioneer games, races, performers, parades, carnival rides, rodeos — cities around Utah County are celebrating their pioneer heritage on Friday. Cedar Fort This small town celebrates its heritage every year during the week of Pioneer [...]
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Mama Dragons breathe fire for their gay Mormon kids

Like many other Mormon mothers in Utah County, Yvett Zobel is in the middle of a journey she never expected to take. “I never dreamed I’d be where I am now,” said Zobel, a Highland mom of four. “This journey of having a gay son has [...]
Mormon Pioneers in Echo Canyon in 1865. (Photo courtesy Mormon Newsroom.)

Discover your pioneer heritage with this tool

Pioneer Day in Utah is a collective celebration of a shared heritage of sacrifice. Many people in Utah can trace their family lines back to the Mormon Pioneers, making this Friday’s state holiday personally meaningful for many. But [...]
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EDGEhomes: Marketing trio helps customers see clearly

Sponsored Story Usually when you think “construction,” you think of burly men hauling building materials and operating heavy-duty machinery. You don’t usually think of women like Kellie Little, Megan Van Oostendorp and Teresa Warner. These [...]
This Buttermilk Pie recipe is from Doug Martin's cookbook, "Sweet Cast Iron Creations." (Photo courtesy Doug Martin)

Recipe: Buttermilk pie

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups sugar 1 Tbsp. flour 4 eggs ½ cup butter (1 stick) melted 1 cup buttermilk 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 unbaked 9-inch piecrust Whipped cream and strawberries for garnish Directions: Preheat oven to 325⁰ F In a mixing bowl, [...]
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How to make peace with the mirror

Beauty Redefined, a non-profit organization created by identical twins Lexie and Lindsay Kite, teaches girls and women how to trade shame, jealousy and unrealistic expectations about their body for a healthy self-image that will help them achieve [...]
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ClearMindEquine saddles up recovering addicts and abuse victims to take back life’s reins

Opening eyes, helping hands Scott explains, “I’m not a therapist, and I don’t have plans to become one. My goal is to facilitate a fun and encouraging experience with a horse.” To learn more about Scott’s services, visit clearmindequine.com. [...]
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Welcome to Mountain Point Medical Center: Now Serving the Northern Utah County Community

By Kent Loosle, CEO Mountain Point Medical Center Our high quality, compassionate care team is proud to open our doors to serve Northern Utah County communities. As the CEO of the newest medical center in Lehi, Utah, I am committed to supporting [...]
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How to raise confident children

Highland’s Shauna Valentine is the mother of five success stories. Their accomplishments vary from medicine to music to movies, but they all share parents who are devoted to their talents. Even though Shauna humbly gives all the credit to [...]
Tyne Crockett (pictured) and Karen Jensen were brought together by their love for dance and passion for filmmaking. In July, they are hosting a 24-hour film competition featuring the incredible possibilities of human movement.  (Photo by Twisted Label Photography)

Move it: Dance film competition combines movement and movies

Karen Jensen became captivated by the possibilities of cinematography combined with choreography, so this BYU dance grad began creating her own short films. Tyne Crockett, a student at UVU majoring in modern dance, worked at a studio with Karen, [...]
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Healing in Haiti: Family crisis leads mother of two to help orphaned children by Haiti earthquake

Lizzie Badger’s 1-year-old daughter, London, had been on the liver transplant list for four months when they finally got the call in January 2010 that the hospital found a donor match. London was born with a rare genetic disease that shut [...]
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Keep the seminary fire burning all summer with these simple ideas

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, teenagers learn important gospel principles in daily seminary classes — during the school year. But what happens during the summer? Though most places don’t hold seminary classes [...]
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It’s women in business: Small Business Administration loan launches female-owned businesses

Sponsored story Central Bank Small Business Administration loans 75 N. University Ave., Provo Deborah Lamb, manager/loan officer (801) 655-2152 dlamb@cbutah.com For American Fork’s Zara Quintana, owning her own business has been a dream [...]
Elder and Sister Packer in the Tabernacle at general conference, April 1970. (Photo courtesy Mormon Newsroom.)

4 things we’ll never forget about President Packer

Boyd K. Packer, president of Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at home Friday, July 3, of causes incident to age. He was 90 years old. The Church will announce details regarding funeral [...]
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What prophets say about the Constitution

For members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, holidays like Independence Day have special significance. The freedoms available in the United States not only allow us to live and worship as we wish but also made possible the [...]
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Study confirms Mormons more likely to marry, have children

In a new study that validates many Mormon stereotypes, the Pew Research Center has confirmed that members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are indeed more likely to marry and have children than members of other religious groups [...]
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Hey, Mom: You have more free time than you think

Moms never get enough sleep and they certainly don’t get any “me” time — or so goes popular opinion. But numbers from the latest American Time Use Survey released last Wednesday say those common societal laments aren’t necessarily [...]