Archive for February, 2015

  • Lamentations of a mother whose children are growing up

    Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

    When I was a mom of young children, older more experienced mothers would say, “Enjoy them. They grow up so fast.” I dismissed their advice because clearly they didn’t remember what it was like to have little children and be exhausted all the time and have no personal space and constantly clean up messes that […]

  • Mormon Mothers Must Stay at Home: Truth or Myth? Part 2

    Monday, February 16th, 2015

    I want to follow up from last week’s blog about mothers working outside the home.   My husband says I did not voice my opinion out right. That I quoted the prophet and apostles and said, “It’s up to you to decide.” In the responses I received some seemed to feel that the blog supported […]

  • Mormon Mothers Must Stay at Home: Truth or Myth?

    Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

    Among Mormons or members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, it is commonly believed that women should stay at home with their children. This is an idea I grew up understanding and have believed to be true when I married, as I’ve had children, and now as they are all in school. […]

  • If I do what the Lord wants, am I still making a choice?

    Sunday, February 1st, 2015

    Mormons believe that we chose to come to this earth. In a counsel in heaven, we decided we wanted to come to earth to gain a body and once here we would be free to continue to make choices. Our loving Heavenly Father wanted us to choose His way, to keep His commandments because He […]