Recent Articles by Amy Choate-Nielsen
Published: Saturday, April 18, 2015 3:25 am MDT
After doing some sleuthing on the Internet, I found an interesting story with my ancestor's name — but I learned that sometimes, even in newspapers, people are not always as they appear.
Published: Thursday, April 2, 2015 10:26 am MDT
Family history research is all about the stories that bind us together. Here is one from my life.
Published: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 3:29 pm MDT
A.J. Jacobs said we treat family with more kindness than we do strangers — but I think I've had it backward.
Published: Thursday, March 5, 2015 2:38 am MST
We called it "tinkle" and "big business" in my family, but my husband called it "No. 1" and "No. 2." In our own family now, our language is a work in progress. It's weird, but sometimes choosing a family dialec...
Published: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 3:01 pm MST
As a newbie to family history research, I felt a little intimidated attending the world's largest genealogical conference. But Laura Bush put me at ease.
Published: Friday, February 6, 2015 10:02 am MST
I have a love/hate relationship with social media — but I found something that made me feel a little less guilty about sharing snippets of my life on the Internet.
Published: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 11:11 pm MST
A recent trip to the urgent care doctor's office got my daughter thinking about life, death — and family history.
Published: Saturday, January 17, 2015 11:26 am MST
My path along motherhood is full of mistakes — but I'd like for my kids not to remember any of them.
Published: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 5:23 pm MST
I love Christmas cards, but I'm not good at sending them. That's going to change this year.
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.