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What Will You Sacrifice?

Sacrifice is vital for happiness. Most people think the word “sacrifice” is bad and sounds like a hardship, not a joyful journey. Happiness sounds much better!... more

Treasure the Little Ones

As I rounded the corner of a shopping isle at a local grocery store, I heard crying. Through tears a young girl, about 8 years old, said, “Tell me what it is Mom. Tell me what this is.”... more
Mother and daughter arguing

Staying Focused on Correct Parenting Principles

I remember one day talking with a dear friend about parenting. She told me that for about a month she was doing so good with the Teaching Self-Government principles in her home. She said she really saw resu... more

The Battle Hymn of a Just Parent

“I like Dad better than Mom,” I said to my younger brother one sunny afternoon while sitting on the back of our rusty old Suburban. The moment I said that I knew th... more
Moon shining in the clouds and stars

Families Of Light

"Mommy, what makes the moon shine?" asked my six-year-old daughter, Londyn.  "The moon reflects the light of the sun,"  I responded. After a brief discussion about the moon and the sun, I realized that her... more
Father correcting son

Voice Tone: How Do You Sound?

Dear Nicholeen, I attended your seminar in Bountiful. I certainly had many other choices about how to use that time and I am very glad that I chose to come. I glanced at your blog the day before and because... more
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