Recent Articles by Amy Choate-Nielsen
Published: Thursday, November 26, 2015 10:09 pm MST
I called my dad to ask him about his birthday. The answer he gave me shed a lot of light on the way I was raised. Now I know why he taught me to question everything.
Published: Thursday, November 12, 2015 8:44 am MST
I'm terrible at remembering birthdays. Now that another year has gone by, I still haven't learned my lesson.
Published: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 4:15 pm MDT
My children have something in common with their great-grandmother whom they never actually met: a love of salt. It's a thing — I have it too.
Published: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 4:36 am MDT
As I try to keep my kids out of my jewelry drawer, I am reminded of my mother's jewelry box and her mother's jewelry box.
Published: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 4:39 pm MDT
As I go through my boxes of old treasures that have lost some of their shine, I wonder what to save, what to toss and what will be worth hundreds of dollars on eBay 10 years from now.
Published: Friday, September 18, 2015 7:58 pm MDT
I'm a believer in getting rid of things you don't need, but my dad's approach to belongings has made me reconsider.
Published: Thursday, September 10, 2015 1:29 pm MDT
As it turns out, a fascination with pennies is a family trait — although Christmas stockings in my family have changed. Still, I'll never look at pennies the same again.
Published: Wednesday, September 9, 2015 10:11 am MDT
Kids make vacations hard, but, in the end, it's worth it.
Published: Thursday, August 6, 2015 10:57 am MDT
A race has no comparison to battling cancer, but even so, running helped me gained a glimpse of what it means to be driven by something other than yourself.
Published: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 3:01 pm MDT
As the countdown to a new school year begins, I'm reminded of my own elementary school days. The good — and the not so good.