Archive for September, 2013

  • Why do Mormons do family history and what is it?

    Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

    Now that my children are all in school, I feel like I should be devoting my time to many worthwhile projects and especially things I have put off until a better “season” in my life. One of those is family history work.   Because Mormons believe in a life before this one and a life […]

  • What do Mormons do on Sunday? Or the Sabbath Day, a day of rest.

    Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

    Here’s what a typical Sunday is like for our family. I sleep in until 7:30 am (which is really sleeping in because during the week I get up around 5 or 5:30 am). My husband is up before 6:30 am to attend bishopric meetings. He’s a leader in our ward (the people who live in […]

  • Do Mormons kiss?

    Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

    Yes. My children think it’s gross when my husband and I kiss. But let’s talk about kissing before marriage or teenage kissing. The goal for a young man and young woman is to remain sexually pure. The For Strength of Youth pamphlet says, “Do not have any sexual relations before marriage,” and “Never do anything […]

  • Why do Mormons have lots of children? Or what do I do now that my children are in school?

    Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

    The idealist answer to that would be that children are a great blessing. The more children, the more blessings. Another answer would be that we are commanded to have children. From The Family: A Proclamation to the World: “We declare that God’s commandment for His children to multiply and replenish the earth remains in force.” This […]