Family and Home Thriving Within a Nation in Crisis

Remember when Glinda, the Good Witch in The Wizard of Oz, tells Dorothy to click her heels three times and say, “There’s no place like home…”? That was the magical ability that Dorothy had possessed all along to return to the safety of home, but she didn’t realize that it until a...
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My Everyday Inspiration

Utah Women I’ve always been impressed and encouraged by the women of Utah. They are known for being hardworking, charitable, service-oriented people. The responsibilities of wife and mother can be very demanding, but in any situation, it is inspiring how Utah women fulfill their...
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Gold Star Mother’s Day

Gold Star Mothers is an organization of mothers who have lost a son or daughter serving in the United States Armed Forces. It was an honor for me to have been invited to attend the Gold Star Mother’s Day ceremony at Camp Williams and to celebrate the lives of those who have given...
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Running the Red Rock Relay

I had a blast running the Red Rock Relay with my husband and friends from Xactware this past weekend. Beginning on Friday morning at Brian Head and ending Saturday evening at the beautiful Zion National Park, our team ran a total of 187 miles. Utah’s natural landscape is...
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Independence Day: Celebrating our Freedoms

Join with me this Independence Day to commemorate the birth of America, the greatest nation on earth. I feel so blessed to live in a country founded on the principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I’m grateful for the men and women who have sacrificed throughout...
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My Nephew’s Eagle Scout Award

I was able to watch my nephew receive his Eagle Scout Award today. I’m so happy that we have the Boy Scout program that teaches our young men good values such as personal responsibility, physical discipline, giving back, and duty to God and country. I’m proud of you,...
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