Author: TopHat

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Eight is Great

Last Sunday, our Primary had a little “8 is Great!” class for the Primary kids turning 8 this year to help them get excited for baptism. My oldest daughter is one of those kids....

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Edge Cases

In 2015, I finished my transition from being a stay-at-home mom to working full time. I am now a software developer. I enjoy getting to work on problems and getting the tests we write...

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2015 Year in Review

Happy New  Year! This year has been quite the doozy! In just the last week or so, we hit 3.5 million views of our site! The year the magazine acquired, we have two new...

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Bicycling in the Women’s Exponent

This week, I started reading Our Bodies, Our Bikes and found a quote from 1885 I hadn’t seen before, though it must be somewhat well-known as it’s quoted in the April 1985 Friend magazine in an article...

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General Women’s Session: Linda S. Reeves

This evening Sister Linda S. Reeves, second counselor in the Relief Society general presidency, gave a talk on chastity. As I recall the chastity talks and lessons I’ve received and given, this one is...

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Coping through Imaginary Friends

(warning, this post contains Inside Out spoilers) I cried while watching the new Pixar film, Inside Out. It’s a tearjerker, full of childhood nostalgia and coming-of-age emotions. But there’s one part that I didn’t cry at...