I graduated with a degree in Secondary English Education. The emotions that fill a student teacher as they are about to embark on their real infield application of everything they’ve ever learned about teaching are hard to describe. I was ready. But I never expected to find what I did. This post I want to… Continue reading The reading problems I saw in public school
Growing up an adamate tomboy who prided herself on doing hard things like the boys did, whenever the discussion in Young Womens turned to mission or marriage, for me, there was never a hesitation. I was going to serve a mission. My plan after high school was to fulfill four years of collegiate soccer, and… Continue reading Why I chose to serve a mission
As I have written this series, as you’ve seen, I have taken a long pause between the first flux of chapters and now. As I have tried to continue my story, I have hit a wall where no matter how I tried to formulate my thoughts, I was having to do so much explaining in… Continue reading The Feminist Chronicles: the foundational truths of marriage and family for understanding womanhood
This last while I have felt stretched thin in such a good way. As I strive to fulfill my duties as a wife and a mother and a disciple of Christ, I look back and can really see how far I have come. The Lord has taught me that he will not only teach me… Continue reading Keeping the pace of sacrifice
A couple of weeks ago, I had a wonderful discussion with some friends about why God lets bad things happen. This question was one that I came across a lot as a missionary. And one that holds a lot of people back from believing in God. Through my studies of the scriptures and words of… Continue reading Why I find that Jesus Christ matters
Baby Thea is just about 2 years old and we’ve been potty training (or EC-ing) her since birth. Where are we now? About the same place we were last update: Thea poops consistently in the toilet, although she now is more prone to actually tell me she needs to poop instead of me just having… Continue reading Infant Potty Training: where are we now?