Several months ago I received a gift from my adorable sister-in-law. She and her mom had made a cute little blanket out of the oh-so-soft Cuddle Fabric (Minky), and it could not be a more perfect size for a new little infant! Now, as you know I like to sew and I make lots of blankets for [Read More...]
Join us today for another thoughtful and fun book review by Guest Blogger, Elizabeth Marsh. Elizabeth’s Bio: Elizabeth is the blog administrator for Reading for Sanity. She knew her reading “habit” had reached epic proportions when, a million years ago, her fourth grade teacher banned her from reading War and Peace. Despite numerous book club [Read More...]
Are you the parents of a lot of young kids and have you ever noticed how strangers say things that are hurtful? While the tone and meaning behind this specific comment can be different, depending on who says it and how it’s said, this is a response that covers it. This blogger thought of a [Read More...]
As we consider resolutions and goals for the New Year, certainly a worthy one would be to follow the Lord’s admonition to be of good cheer. Being of good cheer is a virtue. Cheerfulness is a condition, more of the mind than of circumstance, and is worthy of cultivation. Read the rest by Daryl Hoole [Read More...]
yourLDSneighborhood News for Friday, 4 November, 2011 To Become Like Ruth by Cindy Beck Two men are sitting on a park bench. One says to his buddy, “My mother-in-law is an angel.” His friend replies, “You’re lucky. Mine is still alive.” When dating my husband, I assumed that jokes like that were a comedian’s stock-in-trade and [Read More...]
yourLDSneighborhood News for Wednesday, 26 October, 2011 Life Is Just So Daily by Linda Garner A model Mom was Mary Lee, amazing for her friends to see. She cleaned the house and fed the fishes, Walked the dog, and did the dishes. She drove her kids, plus neighbors, to school, and lectured about the [Read More...]
yourLDSneighborhood News for Monday, 17 October, 2011 Teaching Children Proper Phone Etiquette by Rachelle Christensen Have you ever been surprised by a phone call? Did you handle it well? Or was the person on the other side surprised by your reaction? Rachelle gives us a few tips on how to teach our children to [Read More...]
Welcome to the Neighborhood News http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/ Through the years, we members of the LDS Church have received plenty of reminders about preparedness. There have been enough General Authorities, including prophets, giving us advice and reminding us of what’s expected of us.
Welcome to the Neighborhood News http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/ We have been counseled to grow gardens by one of our prophets. Life started in the garden of Eden. Jesus shed blood through His pores in the garden of Gethsemane. Gardens appear to be important.