5 Ways to Creatively Combat Summer Boredom

By Rebecca Nelson
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Children eagerly await summer as the school year draws to an end. It doesn’t take long before the excitement of summer vacation fades, and the inevitable phrase “I’m so bored” takes its place.  You might have even heard these words already.  Boredom can be a common theme as children and teens move from their structured school days into summer vacation.

Ashley's Story

By Intermountain Healthcare

Ashley and Sam wanted to have a natural childbirth with their second child and practiced the Hypnobabies Program. Their practice paid off; and with the support of the Logan Regional Hospital doctors, nurses and staff, they made it through 10 hours of labor to deliver their baby naturally. Watch their birth story and see what an incredible team they were through their birth experience.

Boston Making Big Strides with Autism

By Brian Gibby, MOTR/L
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Meet Boston. He’s a very energetic six-year-old boy who lives in rural Utah. Boston’s mother Wendy noticed from birth that Boston was different from her other kids. He did not like to sleep. He was constantly crying. He struggled with maintaining eye contact. He struggled with playing with toys. He was constantly on the move. He had a hard time with behavior, he was always mad, would hurt others, and struggled with very minor transitions. But occupational therapy has helped him make big strides.