Since my baptism in August 2000, I have asked many questions about the gospel, church history, Mormon culture, and modern day revelation. I am often critical – as I also am of society in general. I am constantly aware of things we can do as a people, and as a Church, to be better. This questioning and critical lens come from a place of love for people and the Savior. Continue reading “My Easter Miracle”
I can’t believe my little girl is already one. Where did the time go?
I was so worried before she came to our family: would I be able to love her as much as I loved Carter? Would Carter love her and accept her into our family? Would we survive as a family of four?
The answer to every question is a big, fat, resounding YES. I didn’t know it was possible, but our Baby Waby has only increased the love in our home. Increased the love in my heart, increased the love shared by each member of our family. Carter absolutely adores his baby sister – and it goes without saying that she only has eyes for him. Watching their sweet relationship is a joy and blessing. Continue reading “Aila Turns One”
After going to The Color Factory, I was on a mission to get tickets to the Ice Cream Museum but to no avail. I had pretty much given up hope. So, when the museum extended their dates, I harassed people to wait on their computers the second the tickets were released. And we got tickets! Whoo-hoo! Continue reading “The Museum of Ice Cream”
Once a year, the roads of many of my dearest loved ones converge in Salt Lake City. My crazy relatives fly in from all over the country to spend a few days snowboarding, eating and hanging out in a giant vacation home (there was a lofted bedroom above the jacuzzi/shower in the master bathroom…very weird but noteworthy?). We visit the Utah Bradshaw clan and shenanigans ensue. I spend time with beloved friends. Continue reading “Our Annual Cousin Ski Trip”
I marched again. This year, I brought both kids.
Continue reading “The Irresponsibility of Ignorance”