World Congress of Families IX SLC 2015

20% of public schooled kids keeping the faith – 94% of home educated youth! -National Home Education Research Institute at the World Congress of Families

20% of public schooled kids keeping the faith – 94% of home educated youth! -National Home Education Research Institute at the World Congress of Families

Tonight I am offering an intro to home schooling discussion as part of HUB night in Orem, UT.  So I thought it was time to brush off my notes from the World Congress of Families presentation by the National Home Education Institute. My favorite session […]

Pro-Family Opinion Leaders Panel with Rod Arquette

Pro-Family Opinion Leaders Panel with Rod Arquette

I love the first story from this session about how a blogger influences leaders in Africa to ban 50 Shades of Gray! Influence… more powerful than position! Rod Arquette Interviews with Pro-Family Opinion Leaders Mark Regnerus – Austin Institute for the Study of Family and […]

Fulfilling Your Life Mission Through Motherhood

Fulfilling Your Life Mission Through Motherhood

Forum on Mothers at the World Congress of Families IX 2015 SLC Shelly Locke, Betty Aukerman and Melanie Ballard & Showing of Documentary: “The Power of Mothers” This was a beautiful session.  Here are my notes: (I wish I could have typed faster to capture […]

The Impact of Internet Pornography and Sexually Addictive Behavior on Married Women

The Impact of Internet Pornography and Sexually Addictive Behavior on Married Women

I remember in 2009, as a Relief Society President, the Bishop asked me to prepare a 5th Sunday lesson on pornography… specifically, to prepare the hearts of the wives to receive the confessions of their husbands and be willing to help them because the following […]

The Porn Pandemic: The Devastating Effects on Children, Families and Society

The Porn Pandemic: The Devastating Effects on Children, Families and Society

YOU MUST WATCH THIS NOW!!!!  PLEASE SHARE AND TALK ABOUT THIS WITH YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS. I thought I was well educated on the topic of pornography and yet this documentary had some eye openers for me!!  Watch this right now and then watch […]

Did you know March of Dimes gives money to Planned Parenthood?  Check 2ndVote.com before you donate.

Did you know March of Dimes gives money to Planned Parenthood? Check 2ndVote.com before you donate.

Dr. David Black and his wife, both rose from poverty into great success and contribution to society.  His wife went from hiring out cleaning homes as a teen and riding the city bus, and being the first in her family to go to college to […]

Reversing the Crisis of the American Family: Solutions Which Offer Hope and Elevate the Importance of the Family in the Public Square

Reversing the Crisis of the American Family: Solutions Which Offer Hope and Elevate the Importance of the Family in the Public Square

The Honorable Sam Brownback Introduction: We have to address a really big issue in the US today.  We need to bring together economic and social policies.  We have united to launch the index that measures the health of families across the nation.  We’ll be ranking […]

Be the light and not just talk about the darkness! – Nick Vijicic

Be the light and not just talk about the darkness! – Nick Vijicic

Visit Nick’s website: www.LifeWithoutLimbs.com My notes from Nick’s magnificent and inspiring presentation… I’ll edit these in a bit: He spoke without notes and he came to the conference for free…. Check out the video above to learn of his goal to reach 7 billion people […]

The Future After the SCOTUS Decision

The Future After the SCOTUS Decision

This morning, the World Congress of Families IX in SLC begins with a Plenary Session on the Future After the SCOTUS Decision.  Here are my notes I typed while listening… The Value of the Natural Family – Wednesday’s Theme Chaired by William Duncan – Sutherland […]

Blogging From World Congress of Families IX 2015

Blogging From World Congress of Families IX 2015

Hello Friends- I’m blogging from the World Congress of Families IX this week in SLC, UT.  I got off to a slow start with the WIFI not working at the Grand America Hotel, yet I am not deterred!!!  I have found solutions and here we […]