“Truth Fairy” Primary Lesson

Today at Church, we had a pretty fun Sunday School lesson for the 4 year olds. The topic was “Always Tell the Truth“. Here’s more-or-less how it went down: “Have you kids ever heard of ‘the Truth Fairy’? Not the Tooth Fairy (ask your parents about that), the ‘Truth Fairy’. No? Well, today we’re going […]

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Gratitude Journal September 2018

Listicles! I can chop out unnecessary introductory fluff and just jump right into the near of what I want to say! Having a fun lesson with my Sunday School kids today Fantastic trip with Amanda to the Vancouver Temple. It’s a peaceful spot and I think going does help me remember the big picture of […]

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Why We Write

  Stumbled upon a subtly opinionated video about “Why so Many People Want to Be Writers” which really got me thinking. The gist is this: we write because we don’t talk. We feel like we have ideas that aren’t being heard by loved ones, so we write them down, hoping someone, somewhere, will respond. …Not […]

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Anger For Manipulation

I’ve had some experiences lately that I think have taught me something about using anger to get kids to do what you want. Bed Time Struggles Ever since our daughter Celeste was moved out of her crib and into a bunk bed with her sister Danielle, I’ve been having trouble getting her to sleep on […]

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