Bike Trailer

Happy Earth Day!

I remember looking at my father like he had lost his mind. “You can’t go to a gas station without a car, it’s, it’s . . . it’s insane!” I protested, flashing my most dramatic “you’re-ruining-my-life” face. Dad was unrelenting and in the end, I furiously walked the 2.5 blocks to the …

Find the eggs!

Easter 2014

Religiously, I feel like Easter is a very important holiday and I really want my children to understand that. This year, we tried out “Seven Days Till Easter” that was featured in the April edition of The Friend. Basically, each day in the week leading up to Easter we would learn …

Red Rocks

Grandma Glenna Came To Visit

Noel’s mom has spent the last several months in Utah helping with our brother-in-law, Chris, as he’s been recovering from his near …

Cankle

Be Careful What You Wish For

Lately, I’ve been wishing life could slow down. Everything has just felt a little chaotic and it seems we’re constantly rushed as …

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Light It Up Blue

I was offended the first time someone suggested Cooper might be autistic. How dare this speech therapist make such an assumption after …

Proof that Ellen isn't always a monster.

Behavior Issues

The other day, I was filling out some paperwork to start the process of getting Cooper into some therapies and I had …

Double Slide

March Madness

We haven’t really followed college basketball since we were in college, but nonetheless March is always a month of madness for us. …

2009 - In a field in Mantua, UT.

First Kiss

The chill air had given us an excuse to cozy up next to each other on our late evening star gazing excursion. …

Miss Ellen and Puppy

Miss Ellen Turns Two

It’s a little strange to have Ellen turn two. We officially don’t have any babies in our house and we’ll no longer …