It makes so much sense to be 4 again

4-year-old girl

I want to be 4 years old again. Yes, I remember what it’s like to be 5 and 12 and 17. I’m not saying I want to be all of those again. I just want to be 4 again. Maybe when my 4-year-old


'Treasure' is priceless when it's given away

Some of the remaining ‘treasures’ are already boxed when they show up. The garage sale is an average success. We sell some big things and some little


Parenting isn't any easier the second time around

Notes from the Field: (Of a woman whose youngest ‘child’ is nearly 30 years old and who cheerily agreed to house, feed, and protect four young children,


What's the difference between a tax and attacks?

I’m looking for a harbor, and a load of tea to dump into it…. That was an awesome Fourth of July, wasn’t it? Lots of “rockets red glare,


So a lie can be free speech? Seriously?

I lied. So did my sister. It was a pact between sisters. We knew if we were going to get away with it, we had to tell an absolutely blatant lie. Like so many big


Walking with dinosaurs a life lesson

Sooner or later, most folks around here take the kids on a trek through the dinosaur park at the mouth of the canyon in east Ogden. We do it in the spirit of


Wise moms let village help raise their children

It takes a village to raise a child. But sometimes the village is left wondering how to help a child when the mom isn’t interested. I’m seated at the

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