The Best Kids’ Books for Our Homes

I feel it is an incredible privilege to be a parent right now. We have been given the opportunity to create an environment for Heavenly Father’s precious children. In a world that is often confused and in commotion, we can create a sanctuary for his children. Our homes can be safe spaces where the adversary … Read more

A Story about Alzheimer’s

Last year I had the opportunity to meet a woman who has Alzheimer’s. It ended up being a beautiful experience and taught me a valuable lesson. So here is a story about Alzheimer’s.

It’s the Little Things that Matter Most to Kids

Why Small Home, Great Learning? This morning I read the story of Naaman and I was reminded why I started this blog. Sometimes, like Naaman, we are so willing to do the big things for the Lord. Volunteer for that church service project. Seek out the best schools for our kids. Find a career where … Read more

What is a Divine Mission?

We were stuck. The flower centerpieces were not what my mom wanted them to be. They were okay. But okay for a wedding dinner with your son’s new in-laws doesn’t really cut it. She was desperate to make silk flowers work. We couldn’t afford real flowers, not with the other expenses. But these silk ones … Read more

Fulfilling Your Divine Mission through Education

What is a divine mission? Just as the Lord knew Jeremiah and ordained him to be a prophet in Israel (Jeremiah 1:5), I believe the Lord knew each person who has come to the earth and asked them to fulfill certain mortal missions. Wendy Watson Nelson says, “premortally you and I were each given wonderful … Read more