Arianne Brown is a mother of eight who loves hearing and sharing stories. For more of her writings, search “A Mother’s Write” on Facebook. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: A_Mothers_Write
May 15, 2019 8:00 am MDTArianne Brown: New moms should not be afraid to admit when they’re struggling As I was waiting to be discharged from the hospital after giving birth, a social worker entered my room to discuss a mental health evaluation I had filled out. At first I was embarrassed, then I was grateful.
Apr 17, 2019 10:00 am MDTArianne Brown: Reading an obituary mentioning suicide gave me hope Recently, I read an obituary of a young father, where it mentioned that he died by suicide. As gut-wrenching as it was to read, it was also refreshing. As a suicide survivor, it gave me hope for a conversation that needs to continue.
Apr 3, 2019 10:00 am MDTArianne Brown: I live in a playhouse, and I wouldn’t have it any other way If you were to walk in my home at any given time of the day, you will find children running and riding around, jumping, bouncing and kicking balls in a house that is made to do just that. I live in a playhouse, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.
Mar 28, 2019 6:28 am MDTTips for living: 5 things to remember when sharing a testimony in church At least once a month, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have a chance to share their testimonies during fast and testimony meeting. Here are some tips for when you get up and share your witness.
Mar 26, 2019 1:15 pm MDTRecovering drug addict shares story, helps others through fitness center and foundation After years of suffering demons that included feelings of inadequacy from years of bullying that led to drug addiction and an eventual suicide attempt, Rob Eastman is helping others through his fitness center and foundation.
Mar 22, 2019 10:11 am MDTMillcreek Junior High wrestling coach, recovering drug addict shares life lessons learned with athletes he coaches Wrestlers from Millcreek Jr. High School ended their regular season with a perfect 10-0 record under the direction of head coach Rob Eastman, who has a story of triumph all his own.