Kim Christenson

How to find more joy in motherhood by saying yes to less

Kim Christenson simplified many areas of her life to help her enjoy motherhood…

How deleting my Instagram account helped me let go of my social media addiction

Kim Christenson is a freelance writer for UtahValley360.com, blogger at Talk Wordy to…

DIY Halloween costumes for the non-crafty and last-minuters

Halloween is ghoul sorts of fun until it’s the night before the big day and you realize you still have to get your family’s…

5 tips for creating connection from a couple who overcame addiction and affairs

Instead of letting addiction and affairs end their marriage, Ashlynn and Coby Mitchell…

Utah’s best summer staycations for families

When summer hits, many Utah families plan to get far away from home and their busy school-time schedules. But instead of skipping the state, why not…

Top 10 tips for traveling with kids

Have kids, will travel. (Photo courtesy of Coco and…

Baby shower power: Utah Valley’s best baby shops

Childhoods Clothing, based in Provo, Utah, sells comfy, high-quality baby and children’s clothing….

New retreat provides a place for modern Mormon women to share struggles of discipleship

SALT, an LDS women’s retreat, will take place for the first time on March…

The problem with ‘How many kids do you want?’

Kim Christenson and her husband, Clay, have three kids. (Photo courtesy of Roxana…

7 ways to be a more present parent 

Photo courtesy of Kali Poulsen and

5 ways to have fun with your kids when you’re stuck inside

8 things your child should know by 8 years old

During a family reunion, my sisters and I (all with different family sizes) got into a…

Double Purple Heart Marine vet talks about holding his dying friend, being captured by the enemy and living with PTSD

William “Bill” Baucom, a Korean War veteran,…

10 things we’ve learned in 10 years of marriage

We’re no experts….

Books are better: 6 ways to encourage kids to choose books over technology

“If children enjoy reading, they will be more apt to…

Traveling with the Bucket List Family: A Q&A with world-traveling mom Jessica Gee

 

Have kids, will date: 7 creative date ideas to keep your post-kids marriage alive

      We’ve learned to get more creative in our definition of…

Giving up on mom-perfection  

6 delicious summer reads by local authors

Kelly Dearth, founder of Delicious Reads, reads to her children to share…

Why I don’t give my kids 100 percent

 

7 tools to help you through postpartum depression

Golden together: True love stories and advice from some of Utah’s oldest (and cutest) couples

There’s just something compelling about the tried and true love of an older couple. Here we highlight the love stories of a few local…

8 New Year’s resolutions moms should never make

Maybe we’re still mesmerized by the magic of the holiday season. Maybe we’re still in that notorious Christmas…

The 10 worst neighborhood gifts to receive 

The one thing moms should stop doing — comparing

10 Sunday-appropriate activities to beat boredom

10 things I learned while being filmed for HGTV’s ‘House Hunters’

8 Utah Valley donut shops you need to indulge in

Not so Pinterest perfect: Popular Utah Valley mommy bloggers share the truth behind the pretty pictures and success

10 local activities to make you forget its winter