As a mother of young kids I have noticed that I prepare for General Conference the same way I prepare for a road trip (or any other activity where you’re just a breath away from the loony bin). These experiences seem to require survival parenting tactics. Buy all the food that the kids get excited [Read More…]
I’m not what you would call a natural born leader. One year at Stake Young Women’s Camp I was speaking with the Stake Young Women’s President because I was having a few problems because not everyone realized that I was a leader. When we finished our conversation I found a couple girls and when the [Read More…]
by Guest Blogger Michaela Stephens, Scriptorium Blogorium Be sure to check out her indepth blog of scripture insights, discussion, expansion, and so on. We’ve found her site to be a very important tool to scripture study. I love marking my scriptures. There are so many ways to do it. I even discovered a few new methods [Read More…]
There’s nothing worse than waking up sick and going to the medicine chest, only to find your supplies are depleted. When you really should be going back to bed–or when your child needs your comfort most–you have to run to the store to get the chicken noodle soup and cold medicine. Why not get prepared [Read More…]
The scene: child standing in front of open fridge, looking, standing, looking, sighing. Mom, in the meantime, is feeling her blood pressure slowly rise as she sees dollar bills evaporating. You guessed it–this scene is repeated at least a few times daily at my house! Why not just take an afternoon and make a plan [Read More…]
yourLDSneighborhood News for Wednesday, 4 January, 2011 Keeping Your Marbles Together by Marie Ricks It’s a new year, and you want it to be a better one. Yes, you will set new goals and have some New Year’s resolutions. But I propose that whatever else you are going to be and do differently this [Read More…]
Welcome to the Neighborhood News http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/ In May 2011 Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve visited Mexico.