Lonely Librarian

I had my first experience of dread during an interview for a new calling at church. (Which we know that all good LDS should never have 😉 I had a split second waver of “Are you serious?” I've been a early morning seminary teacher , a bishop's wife at 25, in...

Children and Covenants

My husband, the youngest of eight, grew up in a less active family. Each time a child approached his eighth birthday, his father would start attending church so that he would be able to baptize the child. Afterward, he would return to his less active status....

Raising Someone Else’s Children

I'm one of those old fashioned people. I believe in raising your own kids. Now, I don't care if it's the mom or the dad — or some kind of mixture of the two. Do what works for your family. But if you can't admit that having someone else — no matter how qualified —...