“Let’s go!”

If the eleven-year-old Heather could witness this future she’d totally forgive the fact that she ended up living in Utah.

Adventures in babysitting

Not so much an adventure in finding help as it is a lot of luck and living in a state where everyone is exposed to kids.

Paying for all the hard partying but without the hard partying

In fifteen years she’ll be spending her weekends just like this but for very different reasons.

Those small, simple delights of parenthood

I really hope that Marlo’s preschool teachers are reading this today.

Sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching…

… stuffy head, fever.. why yes I DO memorize all cold medicine commercials. What?

A few words of gratitude

Cliché or tradition, it never hurts to take inventory of they who make my life so wonderful.

Fall Break 2013

My favorite type of vacation with the kids, although the world traveler in me is so excited about the possibility of showing them more.

Storage room down, THE REST OF MY LIFE TO GO

I got more organized and impressed my child by doing so. She’s such a Mormon.

If you ever wondered what it was like to live in Utah

Here in the western frontier of the United States we are a peculiar people.

It’s all semantics and technicalities

It’s not so much “stretching the truth” as it is “snapping the truth in half and setting it on fire.”