I am back.

I am back. Taking a few days off was so good for me. I am feeling so much better....more


(this was taken at Nicholas' baptism last Saturday...more

Never harden your heart.

"So how do you best respond when mental or emotional challenges confront you or those you love? Above all, never lose faith in your Father in Heaven, who loves you more than you can comprehend. ... Never, ever doubt that, and never harden your heart."—Jeffrey R ....more

Thank you Mr. Nielson...

Dear Mr. Nielson,Thank you for getting the children up in the morning for school.Thank you for making breakfast.Thank you for making dinner.Thank you for taking care of me.Thank you for making me celery with peanut butter last night at midnight.Thank you for getting me pregnant...well I mean, I am gladI am pregnant with yourman/woman cub (too bad I'm sick ALL THE TIME).Thank you for loving me all the time.Thank you for being a good man and reading your scriptures and saying your prayers.Thank you for ironing the huge pile of clothes that have been in theironing pile in my closet since August.Thank you for taking me for rides in the car to see the beautiful fall leaves.I love you.-me ....more

Meet the Mormons

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...more

Mountains to climb

I came across a disc today that was dated "August 15th, 2009". I immediately remembered that on August 15th of '09 I hiked the...more

Nicholas is 8

Today is Nicholas Jones' birthday! He is the big EIGHT years old. Nicholas is the only Nielson child that we didn't find out what the sex was ....more

Happy weekend to

Happy weekend to you and yours. Utah is buzzing with excitement as we prepare for the...more

October 1st

October 1st is a very special day in our home. It marks the very first day of my favorite holiday and season. In mid-September, I had some very maternity senses, and got out all of our Halloween decor....more


Sometimes we want to have growth without challenges and to develop strength ...more