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Easter Week: Holy Events from the Life of Jesus Christ & Download

A few years ago as Easter drew near, I felt overwhelmed with the importance of creating some traditions that would have a lasting impression on my young family. I felt happy with the traditions we had established for Christmas- but I felt that we…

April 5, 2017

Teaching Kids Scripture Study, Part 3 : Real Life Examples

This post has been a few months in the making, and it has become near and dear to my heart as I have thought so much about scripture study and talked with many of you about how and why you make it happen. I have…

March 19, 2017

Teaching Kids Scripture Study, Part 2 : Light their Fire

Now that you’ve caught fire for yourself it’s time to help light someone else’s fire. I’m sure many of you know this can be tricky and it takes a lot of discipline on the part of us parents to pull it off. But it…

March 17, 2017

Teaching Kids Scripture Study, Part 1 : Light Your Fire First

Maybe it’s because at the first hint of spring we are already planning our camping trips and dreaming of spending the nights around a campfire or maybe it’s our newly acquired habit of watching old “Survivor” seasons where we have watched countless contestants try…

March 16, 2017

Family Lesson : Receiving Light through Scripture Study

Thanks to Kelsie Christensen, one of our contributing artists, for creating the perfect family lesson for our month’s focus on God’s word. A few months ago I laid in bed crying to my husband upset with how hard my week had been. I just…

March 12, 2017

Parent With the End in Mind

I lived in Eastern Germany for a little over a year in my early twenties. I went there as a missionary for my church where I spent all day studying about and talking to people about God and Jesus Christ. I met people from…

February 23, 2017

Family Lesson: Loving Yourself

“Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself” — the second part of the Savior’s infamous answer to the question, “Which is the great commandment?” (Matthew 22:35-40). But the clause in this commandment – can you see it? Love others as you love yourself. Giving to…

February 12, 2017

Family Lesson: Discipleship

You can help even the youngest members of your family understand the importance of discipleship by teaching them that it means to do what the Savior would do. This may not always come naturally—the process is a journey. We’ve come up with this simple…

January 19, 2017

10 Kid-Friendly Family Lessons on Gratitude

We are doing something a little different this month for our family lesson. Instead of just one lesson we’ve created, we’ve rounded up a list of 10 of our favorite lessons on gratitude! We hope you enjoy one (or maybe even a few) of…

November 7, 2016

4 Things to Do When Marriage Feels Hard

We are so excited to introduce to you one of our newest contributing authors, Jan Clark! Jan graduated in Family Studies and has since committed to engage in the fight to help people find true, consistent joy in their familial relationships – starting with her…

October 30, 2016