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Overnight welcome to puberty

When you live with someone, you don't always notice big or small changes right away. Hadley's entrance to puberty has been fairly gradual (despite shooting up the summer before fifth grade and being a foot taller than everyone). Almost overnight, I started getting a … Read More

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Dear overachieving leprechaun-pranking parents. If you think it’s cute now, I have a cautionary tale. I thought my St. Patty’s Day antics were over now that the kids are teens but I learned otherwise last year when I did nothing and was met with much wailing and … Read More

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A glimpse at my new job

The past few days have been a whirlwind with training, meetings and more training. This morning, we had a last-minute, hour-long interview on NPR's The Mountain Life" with Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney, a staff meeting, a lunch where we met with all of CONNECT's … Read More

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Hasta la Vista BYU!

Today is the first day of my new life! I recently put in my two-week notice at BYU and accepted a position with a non-profit in Park City dedicated to providing resources and eliminating stigma related to mental health, something I have grown very passionate about in … Read More


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Christmas in Canada

Slowly but surely, I'm getting caught up here and I would be remiss if I didn't post about our Canadian Christmas. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times but I'll focus on the best. 1) Being there in the first place.  … Read More

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Thanksgiving at The Broadmoor

Thanksgiving in Colorado: who could turn down an offer to spend a long weekend in one of our favorite places? First stop: Denver. We crammed a lifetime's worth of memories into 12 hours that included a drive-by of our old hood, … Read More

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December fun!

I worked from home yesterday after a controlled avalanche closed Provo Canyon (my commute) and deposited 30 feet of snow across four lanes of traffic. But you won't hear any complaints from me after last year's dismal snow. Bring it … Read More

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