Soothing touch solves problems for 7-year-old — and mother

Amy Choate-Nielsen remembers how her mother used to soothe her as she helped her son fall asleep after a bad day.

Amy Choate-Nielsen is a full-time mom and part-time writer. She spends her days at the park and her nights at the computer. She writes about family history and her quest to understand life while learning about her deceased grandmother Fleeta.