Category: Family

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Domestic Goddess

When I married I wanted a well-outfitted kitchen like my Mom’s. It needed things like springform pans, ramekins, and various sizes of cake pans. But number one on my list of ‘mest-haves’ was a...

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Women of Righteousness: A Mother's Day Talk

For Mother’s Day, I was asked to speak, as a surprise for my mother, in my parents’ home ward. The bishopric asked me to address Elder M. Russell Ballard’s talk entitled “Women of Righteousness.”...

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National Eosinophil Awareness Week

My toddler was diagnosed with a rare allergic disorder called Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis last May. This past Friday, our little support group got enough members of the House of Representatives to get a House Resolution...

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The Best Hymns to Sing on Mothers' Day

This last Sunday for Mothers’ Day, my ward sang one fantastic hymn (“O My Father”) and one hymn I didn’t particularly care for (“Home Can Be a Heaven on Earth”). So, in my mind,...

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Your Mom's Jeans

I struggle constantly with trying to balance my desire to dress fashionably with my need to dress comfortably and appropriately for my age. And I have a few pairs of “Mom Jeans” [Note:Though none...

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Ambivalence

When I was in junior high school, I had one particular teacher who was rather liberal in her views (at least by Utah Valley standards). She mentioned one day that she and her new...