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Family Travel: Mount Rushmore & Bear Country USA, Keystone, South Dakota

  Mount Rushmore is such a cool family trip to take!  We did it in a day trip from Denver, Colorado.  It was a really long day (about 6 hours drive each way) but we had a great time.  There are quite a few things to do around Mount Rushmore but since we drove there and home in a single day, we didn't do it all.  What we did do: Mount Rushmore It's just a mountain, ... Read More about Family Travel: Mount Rushmore & Bear Country USA, Keystone, South Dakota

1 Year of Testimony Building Family Home Evenings

When my oldest child was approaching 8 years old, I really wanted him to gain a testimony as he approached his baptism.  So, I decided to dedicate the whole year of FHE (Family Home Evening) to helping the kids have a better understanding of the basics of the gospel and gaining a testimony of those principles.  Each month, we focused on a single topic.  We had a family testimony ... Read More about 1 Year of Testimony Building Family Home Evenings

FHE/Primary Lesson: Reverence Cookies

Being in the primary presidency, I had the chance to do a little reminder to the children in our primary on Reverence.  This would make a great FHE on reverence as well.  With the little kids, I used this cute Mr. Potato Head reverence idea and it really kept their attention.  We talked about what each body part should be doing (eyes, ears, mouth, arms/hands, feet) as I put them on ... Read More about FHE/Primary Lesson: Reverence Cookies

10 Things to do When the Kids are Stuck Inside on a Rainy Day

What do the kids do when they're stuck inside for a week because of rain?  If you saw my video on my Facebook page, you'll understand that we've had major rain happening for a full week.  The backyard is all soggy and the kids can start going a little stir crazy.  But mine have been having a pretty fun week, so I thought I'd share their favorite things to do inside when its raining ... Read More about 10 Things to do When the Kids are Stuck Inside on a Rainy Day