Family Fun General Conference Ideas

35 Ideas for General Conference to help your children learn to listen and love General Conference. Tons of freebies! I created a video on what our family does during General Conference weekend. I definitely like being behind the camera instead of in front of it, but I have had many questions about how I prepare…

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Star Wars and Christmas

Away from the Dark Side It's Christmas time and everywhere you look is a reminder that the greatest event of the season is a continuation of the Star Wars saga. Outdoing the displays of the Nativity, are the displays of the "must have" merchandise of the anticipated film. "What do you want for Christmas?", was inquired of the young parents….

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LDS Blog Train “A Christ Centered Christmas”

Last year I had a great plan that every day my children would learn another verse or part of the Nativity story found in Luke 2 (King James Version).  Well, I think we memorized 3 verses last year!  We did have fun drawing pictures of the specific words we were memorizing and so we will pick it up again…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

What comes to your mind when you think of Thanksgiving?  A few things pop up in my mind as soon as I think about it.  The first thing I think about is when my dad use to do the turkey walk.  What is a turkey walk you ask?  Well, early in the morning before the turkey goes in the…

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Worth Saluting

Rushing into the market, my eyes dashed around the unfamiliar layout of a neighborhood grocery store. Suddenly, as I turned the corner of the frozen section, wobbling directly toward me, came an elderly gentleman with slumped shoulders wearing a cap embellished with the "scrambled eggs" design of military distinction. Snapping to attention, I saluted him and said loud enough…

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The Piano Guys Face to Face

Tonight "The Piano Guys" did a live Face to Face event with the youth throughout the world on top of the Conference Center in Salt Lake City.  As I listened to these four men share their personal and professional experiences, I was touched by their testimonies of the gospel of Jesus Christ.  At the end of the event, the…

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