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The story of a Joseph Smith descendant

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

I am writing to tell you what it has been like to be raised a descendant of Joseph Smith Jr. and Emma Hale ...


LDS Mom Beats Breast Cancer During Pregnancy

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Lunch time had just ended, and Heather Choate, 29, was sitting on the deck in the backyard of her Colorado,...

Officials keep church ball from being church brawl

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Those called to be church basketball officials know it can be tricky, especially when emotions run high. A ...


What I Learned the Hard Way: How to Protect Your Family on Instagram

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I have been a little apprehensive about writing on this topic, but I feel its important to share my experie...

The need for brave Mormons

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Two months ago we moved into a new house. The day after we arrived, our neighbors came over with a plate of...

Single in a family church

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Michelle Marchant has never married. Keri Turley is divorced. Kathy McGregor is a widow. As such, all three...


'Dateline' features Mormon family with 3 children facing heart problems (+video)

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

They say that lightning doesn't strike twice, but for the Bingham family, it has struck three times. Three ...


Motherhood is a most rewarding career

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

I am an oddity for sure. I was born into a Jewish family and then converted to The Church of Jesus Christ o...

5-year-olds in Mormon boy-band hit YouTube (+ video)

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

You've probably heard of Harry, Niall, Louis, Zayn and Liam — and if you haven't, ask any teenage girl. But...


Message to My Kids: Mom Comes First

by Deseret News | Makes You Think

This won't come as a surprise to my kids, but now they have it in writing. In fact, next time it comes up, ...