"Written by Emily Watts"
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You Know You're Getting Older When These 10 Things Happen at Church

by Emily Watts | Humor Mormon Life

We have lived in the same ward practically our whole married life (38 years), and although I have to acknow...

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Because of Mary's Baby Boy, We'll Have Our Baby Boy Again

by Emily Watts via Time Out for Women | Makes You Think Mormon Life

What a beautiful testament of our Savior and eternal families. My feelings about Christmas pretty much para...

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Motherhood: Why the Hard Is What Makes It Great

by Emily Watts, excerpted from "I Hate It When Exercise Is the Answer" | Makes You Think

We have quite a transient ward, with lots of apartment units and young families, and it's difficult to put ...

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My Daughter's Car Crash and the Powerful Lesson God Taught Me

by Emily Watts | Mormon Life

Sometimes I assume Heavenly Father is not answering my prayers when maybe He really is, and I just didn’t r...

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The Parable of the Big Cookie: What I Learned About Making Assumptions at Church

by Emily Watts | Fun Makes You Think

Here is the ridiculous and ineffective way in which I live my life: if I have treats within my reach, I eat...

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The Problem with Mother's Day Gifts at Church

by Emily Watts | Makes You Think

My children are now all of the age where male-female relationships play a prominent role, and watching them...

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{A&E} Deseret Book Editor Review: 'Increase in Learning' by Elder David A. Bednar

by Emily Watts | Arts & Entertainment

I’ve been in the LDS publishing industry a long time, so a lot of books have washed over me through the yea...

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Snow Woes

by Emily Watts | Around the House

A beautiful blanket of white covered the graying world, gathering light from the full moon and reflecting i...

Fat Boy Ice Cream and the Gender Gap

by Emily Watts | LDS Life

Now, many years later, I've seen the research that suggests men's brains are structured differently from wo...

Changing Your Focus

by Emily Watts | Marriage & Relationships

Because I married a man, and because my husband grew up in a different family from my own, some pretty inte...