Recent Articles by Amy Choate-Nielsen
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.
Published: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 4:17 pm MST
My frenzied search for my great-great-great-grandmother proved fruitless — but I found an interesting story about her son.
Published: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 3:35 pm MST
Sometimes I wonder how much my relationship with my family is shaped by shared experiences and how much it's shaped by shared genes.