Category: Family

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Guest Post: Legacy

By Brittany Long Olsen Last year, I moved from Utah to England, and it struck me that some of my ancestors made the reverse trip about 175 years ago. Looking at a statue in...

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“Claiming Time to Be”

[“Resting in the Purple Snow Jacaranda-2” by John, Flickr]   I am the primary caregiver of two young daughters, ages five and seven. My time with them is the best of times, and the...

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What comes next?

Since before I was born, my life has been structured by a blueprint I was later taught both implicitly and explicitly. My mother was 19, my dad was 23, a newlywed Mormon couple fulfilling...

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Guest Post: Mi casa es tu casa

by Elizabeth We are fortunate to have grandchildren that live less than an hour from our home.  Recently, while they were visiting, we went for a walk around our neighborhood. Our almost 3-year-old grandson...

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Pretention

  It’s easier to pretend that this is what i wanted.My life is good. And I did dreamOf this.I dreamt, too, of more. But when people ask, I say “I’m very blessed”, because I...