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4 Ways to Take (some of) the Stress out of Christmas Day

by Motherhood Matters | Best of LDS Blogs

By now I’m sure you’ve seen as many articles as I have about creating a stress-free holiday. There are many...

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4 Ways to Be a "Deliberate Mother" in the Midst of Mayhem

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The other night, my husband and I were trying to replace the net on our trampoline (the previous one had be...

Your influence matters

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The holiday season seems to amplify all that is good in our lives. We just returned from a visit to my husb...

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How to Talk to Your Kids about Pornography

by Motherhood Matters | What We Believe

Why is it that we can tell our children things like, “Don’t hit your brother,” or “If you touch the stove, ...

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Lower expectations = more happiness

by Motherhood Matters | Best of LDS Blogs

I have five young kids who have five sets of needs that often seem mutually exclusive. I co-direct a websit...

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A Mother’s Guide to Simple Halloween Fun

by Motherhood Matters | Best of LDS Blogs

I know wonderful mothers who handle Halloween in a host of different ways and I think that what really matt...

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A deliberate mother’s guide to Halloween

by Motherhood Matters | Best of LDS Blogs

How does a deliberate mother handle Halloween? Does she work to make Halloween educational or meaningful (m...

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How to Make Special, One-on-one Time Happen with Children

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It was a good summer. We swam miles in the lazy river at our local water park, burned holes in our grass fr...

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Peace in Motherhood IS Possible

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The peace we envision and crave as moms is often the exception rather than the rule. But peace is important...

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How moms can go “back to school,” too

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My five children started school yesterday. They were so excited! They all had so much to tell me as I picke...