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Preparing Children for Baptism

A mother of four says she and her husband teach their children about baptism from the day they are born. However, when each child turns seven, their family begins more specific preparations. They hold a family home evening lesson each month about different topics related to baptism, such as covenants and Jesus’s example. “We always make a point of teaching that the choice to be baptized is the first step in preparing for the blessings of the temple,” she said (see Jessica Larsen and Marissa Widdison, “Helping Children Prepare for Baptism,” Ensign, April 2013, p. 12).

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