Recent Articles by Amy Choate-Nielsen
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.
Published: Thursday, March 3, 2016 5:22 pm MST
Sometimes I think back to how my grandparents did things, and I'm pretty sure I don't quite measure up. Then I hear an honest story about how my Grandma Fleeta handled a challenging situation, and everything ch...
Published: Thursday, February 18, 2016 3:47 am MST
As I attended RootsTech this year and met with Kendall Hulet, senior vice president of product management at Ancestry.com, I realized genealogy isn't just about microfiche. It's about finding, preserving and te...