"Written by Merrilee Boyack"
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How to Help Your Children Become Independent from a Young Age

by Merrilee Boyack | Mormon Life

All our lives we're taught to make plans and set goals and to write them down. We have a plan for...

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4 Ways to Keep the Magic Alive in Marriage

by Merrilee Boyack, excerpted from "Strangling Your Husband Is Not an Option" | Makes You Think

President Kimball counseled, "Many couples permit their marriages to become stale and their love to grow co...

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Toss the Guilt and Catch the Joy: The Importance of Taking Time for Yourself

by Merrilee Boyack, excerpted from "Toss the Guilt and Catch the Joy: A Woman's Guide to a Better Life" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I remember the day quite clearly. I had had a rough week caring for my four little boys. It was Saturday. A...

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How Losing My Hair to Cancer Changed How I Think About Happiness

by Merrilee Boyack, excerpted from "In Trying Times, Just Keep Trying" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Life sometimes feels like being in a riptide, those powerful currents that run underneath the ocean. If you...

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How to Put More Christ in Your Christmas

by Merrilee Boyack | Makes You Think Mormon Life

It was Christmas night, and I was sitting quietly in the living room all by myself. I was tired—OK, I was e...

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4 Ways You Can Make a Difference in The World Today

by Merrilee Boyack

One of my favorite national holidays is coming up October 27—national Make a Difference Day. Never heard of...

Fun Family Service

by Merrilee Boyack | Activities

Start at Home Start where it's easiest--at home! You can begin by encouraging the children to do secret fav...