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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There was a time when parents trusted the resilience of childhood. There was a sense that flying off the merry-go-round a few times might do a kid some good. Those times have passed. Yet kids still need to wand...
Mother Teresa said world peace comes from loving our families. Nowhere does that get tested more than at family reunions.
As we’ve morphed from the handwritten letter to the email to the text or “comment,” we’ve had to navigate how to convey our emotions in shorter bursts of thought. This can lead to overus...
Can geography determine happiness, or is happiness simply a state of mind?
Like George Mallory, we may climb mountains "because they're there." Bred of part folly and part nerve, it is the mountain that changes us.
I never intended to run a marathon. But running has a way of tricking you into doing things you never thought possible.
The blockbuster book has its place. But summer is the perfect time to break out that timeless classic.
Education has become as divisive as politics, religion and parenting. Yet it's something we need to talk about. It’s time for us to think outside of the red brick building.
A month ago, our family routine had fallen apart. Then everything changed. Here's how.
What is the value of a human life that can't contribute to society? Does our treatment of the mentally disabled communicate who we are?