Recent Articles by Amy Choate-Nielsen
Published: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:24 pm MDT
We went to another national park this summer for family vacation, and, just like last year, we had another meltdown. But this time, my son's crying, screaming tantrum was actually helpful.
Published: Tuesday, July 5, 2016 4:00 pm MDT
I shattered my son's expectations one day when I admitted I do get scared sometimes. But he didn't know the half of it. Here's to all the scaredy-cats who face the world one day at a time — you can do it.
Published: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 4:57 pm MDT
I received a gift out of the blue that was mysterious and surprising. But the present on my porch turned out to be a treasure.
Published: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 5:35 pm MDT
My husband says when I "cheer" for my kids, it sounds more like a "scream." It's not as loud as my dad's whistle at my athletic events, but I'm going for the same message: I'm here, and I care.
Published: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 3:58 pm MDT
I tend to store stress in my shoulders — but I wonder where my mother and my grandmother put theirs. Their strength helps me when I feel like I might snap.
Published: Saturday, May 14, 2016 4:51 am MDT
As I was driving down the street a few nights ago, I realized how things change. What was foreign can become familiar. Where you once felt lost can help bring you home.
Published: Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:20 pm MDT
I've never liked saying goodbye. But a recent experience taught me that saying goodbye is better than the alternative — and life can still be grand.
Published: Thursday, April 14, 2016 10:12 pm MDT
I've always been inquisitive — so I'm putting my propensity to question everything to good use. Here are some ideas of questions you can ask yourself, your parents and your grandparents to begin recording...
Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 10:54 pm MDT
My dad mailed me a stack of ribbons I won at an elementary school event I don't remember — but they still mean something special to me.
Published: Thursday, March 17, 2016 4:15 am MDT
I didn't get the answers I wanted from my DNA test, but it was still fascinating to see how I am connected to my ancestors through time and distance.