Tiffany Gee Lewis
Tiffany Gee Lewis is a freelance writer for Deseret News, where she writes the "In the Whirled column," as well as news stories. She also writes for the Minneapolis Star Tribune and is a contributor to the Friend Magazines online resources. She has done work for the Miami Herald, Austin American-Statesman, National Geographic Magazine online and the Liahona. Lewis received her undergraduate degree in journalism from Brigham Young University, where she received the Forace M. Green Award for outstanding senior in print journalism. In her sparest of spare times, she enjoys running, gardening and experimenting with the family cuisine. She lives with her husband and four sons in the Twin Cities.

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When I step outside on a cold morning for a jog, it's not about putting in the miles. It's about what I learn in the process.
The era of offense has reached a fevered pitch, and its threatening our very democracy.
It wasn't grit, athleticism or their mother's cajoling that got my kids up the mountain. It was family.
This summer, as our family has traveled the West, we've come to appreciate, more than ever, what Wallace Stegner called America's "greatest idea."
New studies in mental health find that a simple walk in nature can help heal the brain.
With Instagram, we can see in real-time not just envy, but the palpable desire to have a piece of the beauty pie.
This year marks the 100-year anniversary of family home evening. It's continued emphasis is a testament to its power for strengthening families.
If we're reading just for pleasure, we're missing the larger point of literature.
Boys continue to fall behind, both in school and society. Here are eight tools to help raise your boys to be men.
As boys continue to be marginalized by modern society, parents need to take responsibility for rearing their boys into men. Here's how.