Monthly Archives: August 2011

A Large Package Arrives At Our Polygamous Home Today!

A big box came in the mail today. In it were stacked copies of our book. The real thing. Completely edited and ready to go. It’s just how it will look when it’s sitting on the shelf at bookstores all … Continue reading

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Amanda’s Homecoming

So last week we had our daughter Laura get married, our first. It was fraught with emotion, mostly good but it evoked some hard feelings in us as well. But this week has been sweet as our daughter, Amanda, who … Continue reading

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Back From Our Favorite Vacation Spot, Lake Powell!

We just took the parents, and a few of the younger kids for babysitters. Now trying to play catch up for all of the time off.

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Liesl’s new song, “More Than You and I Do”

Liesl is one of our many musically talented children, she recently wrote this song and self recorded it.  Her talents keep growing as does her maturity.

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A Doggy Fairy Tale!

Once upon a time there was a dog — a German shepherd, to be precise. We called her Hunter. She was much like “Tramp” in the movie “Lady and the Tramp.” She lived not at one residence but had many … Continue reading

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On Being A Watchful (And Prayerful) Mother

It has been four months since Tori’s accident, and I still have a hard time leaving her in the hands of even the most capable babysitter.

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Speaking of Love! Great Book Review From Kirkus!

Woohoo! We are so, so, so thrilled about this great book review of “Love Times Three: Our True Story of a Polygamous Marriage” from Kirkus Reviews (known as “the world’s toughest book critics”!) and wanted to share it with you:

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Beauty And The Beasties!

Have you ever had a mullet? It’s not so bad, if you’re into that sort of thing. AND if it is your choice . . . One day my daughter Kyley, who was four at the time, decided to play … Continue reading

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Polygamous Birthday Boy Asks For Strange Birthday Gift!

I have to say I am proud of my oldest son Caleb and how resourceful he is, how frugal he is and how well he manages his money. During one of Caleb’s high school classes, the teacher was going over … Continue reading

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She’s Got Talent!

The plaid fabric covering our dining room chairs was great in the nineties — and before 20 kids ate breakfast, lunch and dinner on them for years! The chairs were in desperate need of a makeover, so Vicki, Valerie and … Continue reading

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