Recent Articles by Amy Choate-Nielsen
Published: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 3:39 pm MST
I found something in the mess of my cluttered living room that made my day. Now I'd better get back to cleaning.
Published: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 4:17 pm MST
My frenzied search for my great-great-great-grandmother proved fruitless — but I found an interesting story about her son.
Published: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 3:35 pm MST
Sometimes I wonder how much my relationship with my family is shaped by shared experiences and how much it's shaped by shared genes.
Published: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:25 pm MDT
Sometimes you have to write things down if you want to remember them. Your posterity will thank you.
Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 3:00 pm MDT
I thought I was allergic to grape juice, but it turns out I wasn't. I guess the same could be said for learning about my family tree.
Published: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 9:55 am MDT
Hearing the stories from my family history sometimes feels like I'm listening to a fable. It can't be true.
Published: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 4:14 pm MDT
I learned most of my parenting tricks from my mother and father, who learned them from their mother and father, and their grandparents. How many of the little things you do are quirks inherited from your family...
Published: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 2:02 pm MDT
I decided to try trail running recently. I'll never forget what happened next — and I want my kids to remember, too.
Published: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 1:10 pm MDT
If it takes a village to raise a child, then people whom we consider family don't necessarily have to share our DNA.
Published: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 9:48 am MDT
As I watch my kids play, pester each other and play some more, I'm just glad they have each other.