About Me

Hey fellow mommies, I’m Crystal!


I’ve been a mom by profession for the past 17 years. My qualifications are: raising 5 kids and having a degree in Marriage, Family and Human Development (yes, that’s a real degree) from BYU. I’m particularly experienced in the areas of carpooling and diaper changing. My hobbies include watching crime dramas and absurd comedies when I have the time, reading when I have the attention span, and running when I’m not too fat. I’m also really good at oversharing and cracking myself up, usually at the same time.


I met my husband when I was a senior in high school and he was a 21-year-old who had JUST (like 3 days just) returned from an LDS mission. A year later we were married. We had two kids and then graduated from BYU. We had three more kids and here we are married for 18 years with five kids ages 17, 15, 10, 9, and 2. We live in Southern California and we love it.¬†Except for the traffic. That traffic’ll make the veins in your neck explode. And except for the heat that’ll melt your face off. But other than THAT we really do love it.


Thanks for stopping by! Leave a comment and introduce yourself! I’d love to get to know you as well!


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