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It’s no secret I’m not a baker (proof here and here). Sure, I make cookies with my kids, but if I have to bake something for someone over 12 years old and it has to taste good AND look good AND be packaged in something other than a paper plate and a ziplock bag, I’m panicked. […]

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When my oldest was 3, I wrote a ditty to help him memorize the order of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. This was back in 2004, right after Elders Bednar and Uchtdorf were called. 4 years later we adjusted the song when President Hinckley passed away (see that one here). That version […]

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I’m always a little surprised at how quickly some of my peers are to “share” music with each other. It’s easier than ever to burn a copy for a pal or download songs from someone else’s iPod. I assume that many times this is happening innocently, and those involved don’t understand they are doing something […]

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  As featured in our “Summer Savvy Mom” series from last year, here are several ways to thrive (and not just survive) your summer. Pick and choose what works for you– and we’d love to hear YOUR ideas as well! 1) ENCOURAGE POSITIVE ATTITUDES This is a great tool to use if your kids aren’t […]

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