Category Archive: Family

THE BROKEN COLLAR BONE

I was just leaving the temple one afternoon in January when I got a call from my boys.  Kash’s voice came on and said, “Mom!  I have a big surprise for you!”  I… Continue reading

PARADE OF HOMES FEB 2018

We have so much fun as a family attending the St. George Parade of Homes every February! Usually Shey and I go to the homes while everyone else goes swimming, or plays pool… Continue reading

KASH’S HOMECOMING VIDEO

There are really only a few days of absolute jubilation as a mother, and having a missionary come home after two years is definitely one of them! He’s a little skinnier than when… Continue reading

10 FAMILY FRIENDLY THINGS TO DO IN CHICAGO

#1 – UBER!  We had the most interesting conversations with some of the locals as we drove around in their car.  The people in Chicago KNOW Chicago.  Not only that, but parking is… Continue reading

CHICAGO FAMILY TRIP PART 1 – THE BEAN

Shey texted me and said “Plane tickets to Chicago are real cheap right now, we should go!” So we booked it and took the family to see the third largest city in the… Continue reading

THE 5 S’S OF SUCCESS…IN SCHOOL AND IN LIFE

We can all agree that kids need direction.  This year as mine were heading out to school, I felt like they needed to have a vision of themselves succeeding, so I started thinking… Continue reading

SAM’S MISSION HOMECOMING – THE VIDEO

I love when Shey sends me links to her newest videos.. but this one was extra special!  I will treasure this day (and this video) forever!!  Thank you Shey! (To read the story… Continue reading

SAM’S MISSION HOMECOMING – THE STORY

I wasn’t going to cry. I wasn’t even feeling like crying, it was perfect!  My kids have watched me cry enough… when he left… when I got his first email… when we skyped… Continue reading

MOTHER’S DAY 2016

I love everything about Mother’s Day! I’m certainly not one of those moms who do not enjoy it, and maybe I should not be quite so indulgent, and maybe I milk it for… Continue reading

LIFE LATELY

Kool aid dyed hair (If you haven’t heard of that – you should google it… especially if you have a 12 year old girl!) , painting for a pregnant friend, shopping, temple trips,… Continue reading