Valentines Day hints...

This weekend I am going to be preparing for Valentines Day with the Little Nies. Or also known as "Lovers Holiday" around these parts. Here is what we have picked out: These fun custom stickers to attach on goodies bags for the Little Nies to give to their classmates....more

Faithful mothers.

(Me and my girls) "My dear young women, with all my heart I urge you not to look to...more

I am an Abolitionist...

Tonight Mr. Nielson and I attended the premiere of the movie "The Abolitionists". The film shows the inner workings of the sex trade of innocent young children (mostly girls)...more

Lottie's firsts

Together Lottie girl and I snuggled on my sheep skin rug in front of our fireplace....more

Claire is broke

After church yesterday Claire broke her arm/wrist....more


"We must approach our Eternal Father with broken hearts and teachable minds. ...more

Constant movement

The best thing for me and my health condition is constant movement. So I make sure I hike each day. I also constantly sweep my floors, and do the laundry ....more

Poopy trained.

Lottie is pretty much toilet trained. This is great news for me. I didn't push her or beg her or make her do it ....more

The Birds and the Bees

(Oliver and Mr. Nielson together on frozen Utah Lake) Last night, Mr.Nielson and I sat with Oliver; It was his turn to hear "the talk". We talked about sex, relationships, and the changes in his little body ....more

Happy MLK Day!

"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase,...more