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How to Renegotiate Your Too-Long To-Do List

by Motherhood Matters | Best of LDS Blogs

In my chili-scenario from above, I put a crock pot of food before my family. I had all kinds of justificati...


$5 Worth of Chastisement

by Middle-Aged Mormon Man | Best of LDS Blogs

“Why would you do that?” “Do what? Give her gas money?” The cashier didn’t say anything else. She just shoo...


What a Short Flight Taught Me About the Furnace of Affliction

by Dyer Family Blog | Best of LDS Blogs

I sat in awe the whole flight--watching, listening. This girl's father, ever so patient and calm, reassured...


Emotional Afflictions: Prisons Without Walls

by Deseret News | Best of LDS Blogs

Ben and Sheila are mentally ill. Which is not to say their illness is all in their heads. Mental illness is...


LDS Missionary: Finding the Light in Rhode Island

by Meridian Magazine | Best of LDS Blogs

I remember reading about the Mormons for the first time. My only impression of them was that they were far ...


A Day With No Plans: Slowing Down Family Life

by Deseret News | Best of LDS Blogs

Being in a hurry is my most potent trigger. One Sunday morning, while racing around the house like I was tr...


Parenting Tricks: How to Make a Glitter Relax Bottle & Time Out Timer

by My Crazy Blessed Life | Best of LDS Blogs

This was a mason jar filled with water, clear gel glue and ultra fine glitter.  You shake it...


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...


10 Reasons You Need to Attend Conference In Person at Least Once

by Middle-Aged Mormon Man | Best of LDS Blogs

I do have something I would like you to consider:  Attend. At least once. Why? Because it is one of th...


How to Stop Feeling Guilty about Failures in Your Past

by Deseret News | Best of LDS Blogs

It was a sunny school morning and I was walking Magoo to the bus stop. I don’t often walk him to the school...