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3 Ways to Help Children Be Grateful for God & His Blessings

3 Ways to Help Children Be Grateful for God & His Blessings

As both ancient and modern-day prophets will tell us, gratitude is a principle that brings happiness and peace. Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin once said that gratitude “is a quality I have found in every happy person I know. It is a quality that instantly makes a person more likable and more at peace. Where there is an abundance of this …

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3 Ways to Help Children Find Comfort & Faith During Fearful Times

3 Ways to Help Children Find Comfort & Faith During Fearful Times

As the world continues to face upheaval, parents and guardians are faced with the task of teaching children about faith. Fatih can become a sure foundation in a child’s life, providing them with both peace and direction throughout their lives. How can you help the children in your life discover the great blessing of faith when faced with scary and …

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How to Help Your Children Love the Scriptures

How to Help Your Children Love the Scriptures

How do you help your children love the scriptures? It isn’t easy, but hopefully, these six ideas will help. Be Consistent in Family Study When children are screaming, teenagers are rolling their eyes, and you’re running around from one task to the next, family scripture study may seem impossible. However, there is nothing more important to building good habits than …

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How Will God Interview Parents?

How do you think God will interview parents? Nathan Mitchell, the Clinical Director of the ANASAZI Foundation, gives a surprising answer! You may also recognize Mitchell for his portrayal of Joseph Smith in the beloved LDS film about the prophet.    

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The Four Kinds of Family Councils

The Four Kinds of Family Councils

For many years, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have encouraged families to hold family councils. President Spencer W. Kimball reminded us that councils are a divine pattern used at every level of the Church, but “the most basic council of the Church is the family council.” What exactly is a family council and why are …

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Your Daily Dose of LDS Inspiration! – August 23, 2016

Scripture “I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.” – 3 John 1:4 Quote “Through the guidance of loving parents and dedicated teachers, small children can become familiar with the scriptures and the spirit that accompanies them.” – Anne G. Wirthlin Video > Meme This Day in LDS History 1940: The largest world premiere of any …

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How to Help Your Child Have a Pioneering Spirit

How to Help Your Child Have a Pioneering Spirit

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have a great appreciation for the early pioneers. Whether someone has pioneer ancestry or not, we can all be inspired by their sacrifices and dedication. However, in today’s modern society, it may seem hard to instill in your family the values so embedded in the pioneer lifestyle. Here are some …

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What I Realized About Forever

We’re expecting our second child any day now! I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t counting down the days looking forward to this pregnancy being over. I can’t count all the different parts of my body that ache so badly, I’ve lost count how many nights it’s been that I have barely slept at all and had to force …

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