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The Bumpy Road to Mother of the Year

Posted on Mar 17th, 2016

You may have heard that I was recently named the Idaho Young Mother of the Year. It was an honor and an experience that I will cherish always.…

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A Different Kind of New Year’s Resolution

Posted on Jan 7th, 2016

Usually at this time of year I am knee deep in New Year's resolutions. Get organized. Lose weight. Save money. Learn something new. But this year I…

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A Box of Donuts & A Lesson In Kindness

Posted on Sep 16th, 2015

A few months ago I was asked to bring donuts to a church youth activity. It seemed like an easy enough task. However, I didn't budget my…

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Punch your Passport & Embark- A Youth Family History Activity

Posted on Feb 27th, 2015

This year our youth group is having a youth conference devoted to family history. If you aren't familiar with Latter-Day Saint folks, we are kinda…

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Considering … Consider the Lilies

Posted on Jan 28th, 2015

This past Sunday I lost my cool. Maybe you've done the same at some point and will have compassion on me. It was just one of those days!!!…

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Still. Still. Still. Rediscovering Christmas

Posted on Dec 10th, 2014

Of all the months in the year, I am quite positive that I pack the most into the month of December. My calendar doesn’t have enough space to even…

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A Perspective on Suicide

Posted on Jun 4th, 2014

Before you read this post, I want to make it very clear that suicide is NOT the answer. Your life is precious.  If you are struggling with…

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Thinking beyond “What Would Jesus Do”

Posted on Jan 8th, 2014

A while back, I went to the grocery store early in the morning. As I walked toward the store, a junky car pulled up driven by a hollow-looking man. …

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Just in Transition – Lessons from Childbirth

Posted on Jan 29th, 2013

A while back, my dear friend called for advice.  She said that she was struggling with negative thoughts and feelings and asked how to get over…

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Judge Not and a Sink Full of DIshes

Judge Not and a Sink Full of Dishes

Posted on Jan 8th, 2013

What would you think if I told you that my sink was full of dirty dishes and that my kids were still in their pajamas at noon? What would you think…

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Perspective Project – Family Photo Display

Posted on Oct 27th, 2012

In my Latin and Greek Word Roots class, I learned that the word perspective comes from the Latin per (through) and specere (to…

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