Eternal Marriage

Eternal Marriage

Two days ago my husband and I celebrated our seventh wedding anniversary. We commented to each other about how celebrating seven years of marriage made us feel so old — that and three children! But we were excited to celebrate one more year of being together. After my...
A House of Order

A House of Order

There is a set of scriptures within the Doctrine and Covenants that has always given me a bit of trouble. Not because of what they actually say, but because of what my puny brain focuses on and remembers from what they say. See for yourself:   Organize...
Take Hold of Teaching Moments With Children

Take Hold of Teaching Moments With Children

Teaching moments with a child are precious. The opportunity to have honest, uplifting conversations with them is not as rare as one might think. It all depends on us as parents and teachers being properly aware of when those times occur.   The other day my...
The Word of Wisdom Strengthens Families

The Word of Wisdom Strengthens Families

As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we are known for many things. One of the most well-known things members are known for, though, is a love of family… And one of the ways we try to show this love is by living what is called the Word...
Building a Masterpiece

Building a Masterpiece

Our family is in the planning stages of building a home. Since we remodeled our current home a few years ago, we have half an idea of what to expect. We are sure it will be exciting, but equally overwhelming. Every day a contractor will come to the job with the tools...
Involve Children in Making Family Decisions

Involve Children in Making Family Decisions

“The power to choose is one of the greatest gifts God has given humanity. ” (“10 Ways to Teach Values in the Home”)   Ask anyone who has ever had his or her freedoms forcibly taken away—no one wants to be forced to do something. Especially a...
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