Category: Family

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Bearskin

Bearskin is the charming debut novel by Jamie Robyn Wood. This young-adult fantasy follows the plight of two sets of siblings and is told from their various perspectives. Crown Prince Conrad and his stepsiblings,...

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Guest Post: Adoption, Baptism, and Rainbows

Guest post by Desiree, cross-posted at Feminist Mormon Housewives I am from Massachusetts. I strive for intersectional feminism because societies often don’t treat all humans as though they are actually human. “A natural or...

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The Lock

          The Lock Every evening I brush one damp curl from my baby’s forehead And in its place leave a long, mama kiss My sweet strawberry of a boy is...

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Claim your blessing!

Because children are baptized at age 8 rather than as infants, the Mormon version of a baby’s christening (blessing) is not considered a saving ordinance on their behalf. The LDS interpretation of this ritual...