Author: Caroline

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Why Can’t Women Be Witnesses?

Last week my husband participated in Stake Day at the Temple. He took the afternoon off from work and went to help with some sealings. While I myself have a hard time with the...

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Feminist Films

My semester is nearly over, my papers will be done in a couple of weeks, and my Netflix account has been sorely underused for the last four months. It’s time for me to find...

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To Circumcise or Not To Circumcise…

I’m going to have a baby boy in about three months, and my husband and I are trying to figure out what to do about the circumcision question. When our first son was born...

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Mothers Blaming Themselves

A few weeks ago, my husband and I were lying in bed talking about our day. I told him that the kids were just awful that day — never ending tantrums, whining, etc. His...

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Sisters Speak: Preside Vs. Equal Partnership

The Proclamation on the Family asserts that fathers should “preside over their families,” but two sentences later, it asserts that fathers and mothers are to act as “equal partners.” According to Webster’s Dictionary, the...

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Empowering Women on the Ward Level

I know there are bishops out there who are aware that women don’t have as many opportunities to serve in ward leadership as men do, who see the gender imbalance (or total absence of...