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10 lessons I wish I’d learned in Young Women

It’s been more than a decade since I graduated from Young Women into Relief Society. I remember fondly the pre-“Come Follow Me” lessons that referenced dance halls and that mostly quoted apostles and prophets from the 1970s. [...]

New retreat provides a place for modern Mormon women to share struggles of discipleship

Elise Curtis of North Salt Lake created SALT LDS Retreat because she saw a need. A need for modern Mormon women to come together and find strength through being open about their struggles with living the gospel. “We go to church, but sometimes [...]

8 things your child should know by 8 years old

During a family reunion, my sisters and I (all with different family sizes) got into a discussion about what we should teach our children before they turn eight years old. What do you think is important to teach a child (or at least start a [...]

Double Purple Heart Marine vet talks about holding his dying friend, being captured by the enemy and living with PTSD

The Korean War may not be discussed much in schools, but it’s not something Marine Corps veteran William Baucom of Pleasant Grove, Utah will soon forget. William “Bill” Baucom, now 87 years old, was starting college as a freshman [...]

5 ways seminary has changed in the last 10 years

It’s back to school time, which means it’s also time to start a brand new year of seminary. But if you have a child in seminary this year, you might have noticed things have changed since you were in high school. Here are five changes [...]

Books are better: 6 ways to encourage kids to choose books over technology

  With all of the fun games and apps available to kids today, its no surprise reading often takes a backseat. But according to research by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), “Reading is the single [...]

6 delicious summer reads by local authors

With summer coming to a close (don’t hate us for saying it), there’s only a little bit of time left to squeeze in those summer reads. With so many celebrated Utah Valley authors, you don’t need to look further than your library’s [...]

5 notable Church history journals you can read online

Like family history records, Church history records of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were once found mostly in large libraries and were difficult to locate. But also like family history records, the internet has made accessing [...]

7 tools to help you through postpartum depression

Approximately one in seven women in the U.S. experience some form of postpartum depression (PPD), postpartum OCD or postpartum anxiety, which may be more common than PPD. And these mood disorders don’t necessarily only come right after a [...]

5 scripture sections that focus on the atonement for Easter

The week prior to Easter is known as Holy Week, when Christians around the world remember the last days of the Savior’s earthly ministry that culminated in His sacrifice for all mankind. A careful study of the scriptures and the [...]

How to engage small children in scripture study

If anecdotes from general conference and other meetings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are any indicator of overall trends, getting young children to engage in scripture study can be laughably difficult. Elder David A. Bednar [...]

5 great Christ figures in modern literature

The scriptures and the words of living prophets are the best place to learn about the Savior, His mission and His love. The Savior’s ministry as recorded in the New Testament and his visit to the Nephites as recorded in The Book of Mormon [...]

Sundance screenings give students a glimpse of cinema careers

Free Film Day for Locals Utah locals can see the audience favorites from this year’s Sundance Film Festival through free Best of Fest screenings Monday, Feb. 1. Filmgoers need to prove Utah residency via driver’s license or state [...]

16 New Year’s Resolutions from the prophets for 2016

With Christmas over and a new year just around the corner, many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are setting goals for self-improvement. Inspiration for these goals can come from anywhere, but paying special attention [...]

10 preparedness tips that have nothing to do with food storage

Words like “preparedness” and “self-reliance” are often considered synonymous with “food storage” — and rightly so. For years, LDS Church leaders have counseled members to increase self-reliance by keeping at [...]

3 online helps for new ward organists

Imagine this: You can play the piano and you are comfortable accompanying groups in quorum or auxiliary meetings, but you’ve never learned to play the organ. The ward organist will be out of town next week and has asked you to fill in [...]

Now Primary chorister, Dr. Staheli has advice for choir directors

As founder and director of the BYU Singers, Dr. Ronald Staheli has been around the world and back touring with and leading the elite choral ensemble. He grew up playing the piano, and studied piano and voice music theory at BYU. He continued [...]

Prominent artist gives Utahns a TASK to create and connect

 If you go… When: Saturday, Oct. 24 from 5–8 p.m. Where: Mapleton Memorial Recreation Center Cost: FREE Site: Facebook event Armed with aluminum foil, tape, string and raw creativity, more than 50 students at Mountain View High [...]

5 hymns added to (+5 hymns omitted from) the 1985 hymnal

Thirty years ago, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a newly revised version of its official hymnal. The release celebrated another milestone — it was 150 years after the publication of the Church’s first book [...]

5 extracurricular activities that will help you get into BYU

For many youth in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, attending Brigham Young University is a great option for higher education. The school is not only a well-respected academic institution, but is also known for its wholesome [...]