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Teaching Children

Motherhood: A Grace Period

Do you ever feel, as I often do, that the cosmos have a sense of humor?  That the very things we are weak in, those are the things we somehow get an extra dose of to muddle our way through? Without going into too…

May 23, 2017

Teaching Children Grace : “Grace Boots”

 Today, guest writer Amber Robbins is sharing how it’s sometimes the lessons we teach our children that teach us the most about the Savior’s grace. Thank you for sharing Amber! A few months ago I was looking for a way to teach my two oldest…

May 19, 2017

Faith-Based Parenting : “See a Need and Fill It”

I remember, very vividly, a conversation I had with my parents when I was a little girl. We were in the kitchen putting our dinner plates away after a big Sunday dinner. My mom said, “If you see someone working on something, such as…

April 25, 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

Self Worth: How To Find Yourself Today

The other night I went to a dinner party at a new friend’s house. The food was delicious, the table was set to perfection, and despite being new in town I felt surrounded by friendly chatter. Very quickly I forgot my loneliness and longing…

February 28, 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