Become as a Child: Scripture Study – By Contributor Mama Emily Perkes

Hello! I’m Mama Emily Perkes and my posts are going to revolve around the theme of “Becoming as a Little Child” and the spiritual lessons I learn from my children. On several occasions in the scriptures are we given the commandment to become like children. In 3 Nephi 11:37-38, it repeats almost the exact same command one verse right after the other: 37 And again I say unto you, ye must repent,...
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The Witching Hour – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

Despite my best efforts, it had happened again: the Curse of the Witching Hour. You know what I’m talking about. You’ve nearly gotten through the day, dinner is in the works, bedtime is in sight…and then… For the third day in a row, I had become a monster! It was their fault, of course…. They were playing a game actually called “Monster,” where they basically chase each other around the house,...
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Spiritual Lessons from the Depths of Potty Training – By Contributor Mama Tami

Surely the 5th time’s the charm, right? That was my hope as I entered yet another go-round of potty training a toddler. I had surely learned all the lessons I needed to know regarding this topic, and he would nail this thing in 12 hours flat, we’d go buy ice cream and superhero undies, and then we could move along. That’s how these things usually go, right? Riiiiight.   Here I am in the...
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Investing in Children – By Contributor Mama Michelle

I am a mother of five children and we have been on an educational journey at home for the last two years.  Several thoughts I’ve had of education and children have transformed since then.   In social settings I am reminded how much my thoughts have changed.  People talk about ideas that were once normal to me and now seem so foreign.  One of these ideas that has stuck out to me has been the...
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