Home Canning For a Polygamous Family

There has been an evolution of my thought process concerning how I feel about home canning. It has always been a ritual in my life. When we were young we would all pile into the van (any and all kids from every mom that were old enough to climb a tree or ladder) and drive to an orchard, set up our ladders and start picking. After we had filled what seemed like  hundreds of boxes we would load them up and head home. The boxes would be split between the three homes, usually according to family size. My dad always tried to be fair.

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The Ultrasound

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“The Brady (Williams Polygamous) Bunch” and TLC

There has been quite a buzz about this new polygamous family coming out with yet another reality T.V. show on TLC. We are just as curious as everyone else about how their story will be portrayed on screen.

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Mr. Mom! A Polygamous Dad’s Journal Part 2

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Mr. Mom. A Polyamous Dad’s Journal Part 1

This is Part 1 of a four part day by day Diary of last week while my wives were on a “Girl Trip” in Montana for four days.

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To Be or Not To Be a Mother-to-be?

THAT IS THE QUESTION.

Having been born the ninth child in a family of 16, and having nine children of my own, I often think that in order to catch up to my mother I would have to have seven more children. Fortunately, I know it’s not a competition and that if it was it would be impossible for me to win (barring any octuplets!)

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Liesl’s Essay: My Fight As A Child Of Polygamy

My Daughter recently won a scholarship from the ACLU in part for the following essay. I am very proud of her and the young woman she has blossomed to be. She is due to start school this month at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah some 4 hours away. I am going to miss her and I am so pleased with her for the character she possesses. read more…

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Sisterwives New Season And Acceptance For Polygamy

Sisterwives- Brown Family

Sisterwives- Brown Family

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Friends In Times Of Tragedy

This morning, Wendell Owen died. Wendell is from the Davis County Cooperative, or the “Kingston group” as they are often referred to. I have had the fortune to know some of Wendell’s wives and children very well. I was even involved with putting a talent show together that represented people from various fundamentalist polygamous families and communities that his wife helped me with.

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Lucky Number Seven

Enjoying the love of my grandson Asher.

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