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With a mother like me, she’ll someday rule the world

Me: "Can you please go upstairs and look for my phone?" Hadley (after a few minutes of searching): "I can't find it." Me: "Do you want me to call it?" Hadley: "Yes." Me (at the top of my lungs): "Phone, where are you?!" Hadley: "Never mind." … Read More


The Roadshow

Every four years, all the youth ages 12-17 in our wards (congregations) from our stake (our city's entire geographic area) perform a roadshow--a 15-minute play/musical they write themselves. This year, our theme was "Latter-day Avengers" and all seven wards made a … Read More


Happy Thanksgiving Gratitudes

Happy Thanksgiving! With a 20 degree high and snow, we're forgoing our annual Turkey Trot hike and hunkering down with movies and lots of tasty goodness. As I type this, my awesome husband is brining and then smoking our turkey. This Thanksgiving, I'm grateful for … Read More


Because Hadley and Bode need more media exposure…

....They were interviewed by Colorado Public Radio about the Children's Museum of Denver's $16.1 million expansion (see their story here). We were privileged to attend the preview night and had a grand time. As I was hanging up our coats, the kids goofed off in front of … Read More

Awesome Family Travel Ideas


Season of the Force: Our Foray to the Dark Side

When Disneyland invites you to preview their new "Season of the Force" where Star Wars takes over Tomorrowland, you GOOO (even if it means taking a big chunk out of your Christmas budget). We decided to keep our trip a secret from the … Read More


Devil’s Head Tower Lookout’s Cut of Fall Heaven

I've wanted to do the 2.8-mile round-trip hike to Devil's Head Tower Lookout for several years. As one of the last of the seven original Front Range Lookout towers still in service, this hike is a popular one but it's a 1.5 hour drive from … Read More


Oh Canada: The edition not in Canada

When you drive 3,000+ miles alone with the kids, there are certain stretches of road that you dread. Mine is the 11-hour drive from Vernon, B.C. through the wastelands of Washington and Oregon before landing in Boise. The bad: Waking up … Read More

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