8 resources to help you #ShareGoodness

When Elder David A. Bednar invited Church members to flood the earth with positive messages on the Internet, he put it this way: “Beginning at this place on this day, I exhort you to sweep the earth with messages filled with righteousness [...]

5 ways to spiritually charge your family for back to school

School supplies? Check. Fall sports fundraiser? Done. School clothes? Purchased. Utah County families are gearing up for back to school next week, which means that never-ending to-do list might actually be shrinking. But there are a few important [...]

VidAngel gives families safe viewing options (and shoots a family with 3,192 paintballs)

Bosoms, blood and bad words — that is what fills our movie theaters these days. VidAngel, a new video filtering system, wants to provide people a way to clean out that material, which is why they made an impact video for YouTube. Using [...]

5 LDS blogs you don’t want to miss

Mormons are a social bunch. Ward parties, stake dances and informal social gatherings have been a staple in LDS culture for decades. And when people took their social lives to the Internet, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day [...]

Busted: Selfie Police turns vanity to charity

When advertising students Dustin Locke and Chas Barton got together for a 24-hour creativity competition at BYU, Vittana challenged them to come up with a way to get their generation excited about charitable giving. But when they saw their [...]

13 myths about pornography addiction

  Lehi therapist Brannon Patrick, who specializes in pornography addiction recovery, talks about some of the most common myths he sees regarding pornography and addiction. To connect with a therapist like Patrick, visit lifestarlehi.com. [...]

Getting social: Tips for monitoring your teen’s social media use

Don’t “Like” the idea of your teenager using social media? You’re not alone. Many parents are uncomfortable with their children using popular social networking sites and apps such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. “I know a lot [...]

Whose job is harder?

It’s 6:30 p.m., and the minute my husband walks through the door, I want to hand our baby to him like a hot potato and go hide out in the Harts Gas & Food parking lot. There I’ll sip Diet Coke and lick the frosting off the convenience [...]

Because I said so: When the answer to ‘Are you pregnant?’ is ‘No’

Lately, someone has been remarking that I have my hands full almost every day. Because my baby can’t walk and my toddler often refuses to, I think people mean it in the literal sense. Everywhere I go, I end up carrying a kid in each arm. At [...]
Mormon Games App

BYU grads release ‘Mormon Games’ app

If “Angry Birds” isn’t your idea of uplifting Sunday entertainment, a new, free app from three BYU graduates might be just what you’re looking for. “Mormon Games” is an uplifting, educational game for members of the [...]

Fighting Fraud

In 2004, 1,831 Utahns reported being victims of identity theft. The Utah Identity Theft Reporting Information System Web site estimates that only about 33 percent of all victims even report identity theft, which means the actual number of Utah [...]

Cleaning House

By Briana Stewart, utahvalley360.com Ralph Yarro shares tips to sanitizing your home of Internet dangers When a 3-year-old can navigate her way through NickJr.com, you know we live in a technology-saturated world. But not all Internet activities [...]

Finding Love Online

By Natalie Aldridge Calmon30263 and redshoes wouldn’t be married if it weren’t for LDSmingle.com. Like bluebubblegum and john4truthLDS, nancy275 and tomdee, jpony and 536sig, and countless others fed up with meeting people traditional ways, [...]

Protecting Your Kids from Internet Pornography

staff, utahvalley360.com John Harmer, author of “A War We Must Win,” says it’s not a matter of if but when. “There isn’t a 12-year-old girl or an 11-year-old boy within 40 miles of the sound of my voice that hasn’t already seen [...]