Category: Family

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When Good Women Do Nothing

Friday Night It’s an unfamiliar scene, I’m at a country dancing bar, surrounded by cowboy hats and boots, listening to twangy music that’s foreign to me.  If it sounds like I’m not enjoying myself,...

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On birthdays.

(I am not quite a baby in the above picture, but you get the idea. And, I am crying, so maybe that halfway counts?) Tomorrow is my birthday, and while I have always loved such celebration-days...

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Separate but Equal

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’m currently involved in the Let Women Pray event. As I’ve watched the comments from the opposition, I’ve seen numerous people make the claim that there is...

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Meaningful Work

When I started as a perma here a few months ago I told a friend about it, and his first response was, “I bet that pays you well.”  This is someone I like and...

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Three Weeks to Practice Before I Preach

About three weeks ago, I was asked to prepare a talk about teaching children to understand, based on a conference address by Cheryl A. Esplin, Second Counselor of the General Primary Presidency.  Sister Esplin...

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What kinds of toys did you buy for Christmas?

Before Christmas I read an article about how since fathers are doing more of the child care and more of the purchasing for their families, toy makers are responding by producing toys for girls...

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Guest Post: Invictus II

by Kimberly Kimberly Burnett is a policy policy analyst and mother of two boys in Arlington, Mass. She finds that she is developing a certain amount of (unwanted) expertise on topics related to widowhood...