Jeenah Park

Originally from Orange County, CA, Jeenah came to Flagstaff in the summer of 2018. She has been a SAT math teacher, fitness instructor, high school biology teacher, and college professor. She met her husband while taking Scientific Foundations of Medicine course as a first year Ph.D. student in Baltimore. She loves everything genetic and she tries to find time to read The New Yorker. She lives with her husband, three children and five chickens.

What to Do: Indoor Activities in December With Young Kids

Finding fun indoor activities can be a challenge in the middle of the winter. Besides decorating a Christmas tree and making a gingerbread house, what can you do with your preschoolers / kindergarteners this...

How moms can find work-life balance (and be happy)

2020 was a blur. It was hard enough being a mom of three young kids and juggling a full-time job while being married to a husband who is out of town half of the month....

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  Most of us probably know someone who had, has, or died from breast cancer. That is because approximately 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. While breast...

DIY: How to Build a Sandbox with Built-In Seats

I want to start off this post by saying that I’m NOT a carpenter. I actually didn’t even know what a Sawzall (it’s a reciprocating saw) was until recently, and I just learned to...

Using the Pandemic As an Excuse to Simplify My Life

I used to look forward to Flagstaff summer because we get to be outside and enjoy the farmers markets, Concerts in the Park, and Movies on the Square. Since the pandemic has started, we...

What do you do if your loved one has COVID-19?

I am not ready to be a widow. Then again, who is ever ready to be one? This was my first thought when I found out that my husband tested positive for COVID-19. We were...

Meet the Contributor: Jeenah Park

Family: Met my husband 10 years ago in Baltimore, been married to him for 7 years, have 3 young kids (4.5 yo boy, 3 yo daughter, 1 yo boy). Job: I have spent the last...