Monday's Posts

Being Guided

Life is full of choices. And as a parent, they seem to become more frequent, and more important. How are we to teach our children to be good people, be kind, be obedient, follow Christ? There are so many things we desire our children to learn. As parents we can really choose where our kids… Continue reading Being Guided

Family, Wednesday Stories

How Can I Help?

Do you ever feel like as a parent you push your kids too much? This article is for you! Instead of just telling your kids what activities they get to do, ask How can I help you reach your goals?

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My Beloved Blanket

When I was a little girl, I had a yellow blankie.  I loved it.  I took it everywhere.  I couldn't sleep without it.  All my kids love their blankets too.  Blankets exude comfort and warmth.  And so I'm EXCITED to announce that I'm starting an organization called My Beloved Blanket.  The purpose of this organization… Continue reading My Beloved Blanket

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Miscarriage

October 15th was National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.  I was taking a bit of a social media break, plus we had sick kids here, so I was needed for my most important task of comforting my kids. If you are new to my blog, I have had a lot of miscarriages, TEN to… Continue reading Miscarriage

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A Familiar Name

My third child's name is Lydia.  My husband and I have always loved that name, so we knew one of our daughters would be named that.  Here she is just a few hours old back in 2008.:) It wasn't until after she was a couple years old that I realized we had an ancestor named… Continue reading A Familiar Name

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Heaven Is Cheering You On

This past weekend, my husband's family is mourning the loss of a cousin who took his life on Friday.  There are not many things more heartbreaking than hearing someone was struggling so much with life, that they decided to end their suffering, and not many people even knew they were is such a state of… Continue reading Heaven Is Cheering You On

Family, Wednesday Stories

A Woman to Watch

Today's post is going to be short and sweet because this is one of those weeks that I am crazy busy.  And sometimes, I need to spend more time on other things besides blogging.:)  So, I haven't had time to find more Wednesday stories for you.  But I hope you will enjoy this post anyway.… Continue reading A Woman to Watch

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A Witness

One of my favorite stories in the Book of Mormon is that of the people of Alma when they were being persecuted by Amulon and his "task-masters".  Alma's people were feeling just SO SAD.  They didn't know how they could go on any longer.  They started praying outloud--"cry{ing} mightily to God" for help.  Of course,… Continue reading A Witness

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Project AirTime

Today's Wednesday story is a little different.  I learned about this amazing organization by reading about it in the Outside Magazine in this article (there is a little language in here, so read at your own risk).  The article is about a man named, Matt, who became a quadriplegic and his friend Joe, who for… Continue reading Project AirTime

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Wife_Mom_Warrior

I'm so excited to share today's Wednesday story!  I follow Julie @wife_mom_warrior on Instagram.  She has gone through something I can't even begin to imagine.  And she has come out stronger, braver, and more positive.  I truly wish I could meet these amazing women I follow on Instagram.  Julie is always an inspiration to me. … Continue reading Wife_Mom_Warrior