Category Archives: Mothers


The 9 Essentials Moms Need to Teach Our Daughters About Body Image 28

I watched my little one dance the other day. She set up the living room, shut out almost all the lights and said: “Mommy, watch me.” For several minutes, I watched. Her hair spun out around her, and she freely and openly danced around the living room. There was no formal dance training or classical […]


The Christmas Story that Came in Second Place 2

This time of year always brings the emotions close to the surface. This past week, my niece, who has served the last 18 months of her life on a mission for our church, returned home–safe and sound. Today I will be traveling to hear her speak about her experiences. My heart is full of gratitude […]


A Treasure Hunt for Gratitude 6

Can you believe November is here? Wow! What happened October? Where did it go? I have felt time slipping by so fast lately. Yesterday, I had the opportunity to go and speak at a Women’s Forum. Gail Miller (wife of the late Larry Miller of the Utah Jazz) was the keynote speaker and they had several […]


Ten Tips for Tired Moms 37

Are you a tired mom?  When I started to write this, I thought I’d do a little research about helps for tired moms.  When I finished my research, instead of being inspired, I was tired…more tired!  These are the suggestions out there for tired moms: 1.  Exercise 2.  Sleep 3.  Take a break 4.  Have a girls’ […]


The Five Minutes that Changed My Life 40

My girls turned five last month.  Five years old.  I almost cannot remember what my life was like before they were here.   My sweet daughter A was born at 11:52 pm.  The nurses were hoping daughter E would wait until after midnight.  Then, I would have twins born on separate days!!  After A was […]