Recent Articles by Amy Choate-Nielsen
Published: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:42 am MST
Seeing my dad's old collection of stamps reminded me how valuable heirlooms can be.
Published: Thursday, January 21, 2016 8:46 am MST
I realized how my parents must feel as they encounter new technology and see their children integrate it into their lives. And when I realized the 1960s weren't that long ago, I felt really old.
Published: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 10:01 pm MST
New Year's Eve celebrations aren't always a party — but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
Published: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 1:18 am MST
Christmas in the Choate household was pretty typical. Stockings, advent calendars and presents were all there — but one big, particularly fat and jolly, red-suited elf was not.
Published: Thursday, December 10, 2015 1:11 pm MST
I love to read "A Christmas Carol" every year, but my favorite character might not be who you think.
Published: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 3:34 pm MST
I called my dad to ask him about his birthday. The answer he gave me shed a lot of light on the way I was raised. Now I know why he taught me to question everything.
Published: Thursday, November 12, 2015 8:44 am MST
I'm terrible at remembering birthdays. Now that another year has gone by, I still haven't learned my lesson.
Published: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 4:15 pm MDT
My children have something in common with their great-grandmother whom they never actually met: a love of salt. It's a thing — I have it too.
Published: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 4:36 am MDT
As I try to keep my kids out of my jewelry drawer, I am reminded of my mother's jewelry box and her mother's jewelry box.
Published: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 4:39 pm MDT
As I go through my boxes of old treasures that have lost some of their shine, I wonder what to save, what to toss and what will be worth hundreds of dollars on eBay 10 years from now.