On Keeping a Scripture Journal

                                                      I’ve been keeping a scripture journal since I was a teenager.  For a while, my journal consisted of lists and lists of encouraging scriptures to send to the 18 LDS Missionaries I was […]

Why Would You Get Up Early?

I was talking with an acquaintance not long ago and the subject of my creative habits challenge came up.  I mentioned that I have been getting up early each day in order to make time to paint/draw every single day this year.  The woman scoffed a little and said in a condescending tone, “There is no way I would get […]

Book Review: Walking with the Women of the New Testament

Over the past few months I have had the pleasure of working with Heather from Women in the Scriptures on an amazing project. Heather is a scripture scholar and her blog has long been an inspiration to me.  I was thrilled when she asked me to design the study guides to go along with her beautiful book, Walking with the Women […]

Book of Mormon Study Guide for Kids (Volume 1)

I am so excited!  As many of you may know, I have been hard at work on a Book of Mormon study guide for children.  It is a HUGE undertaking, and a definite brain-stretcher for me.  I have decided to break the study guide down into smaller sections for a few reasons:  it’s much less intimidating for me ;), they […]

How We Homeschool: Scripture Study

One of the most frequent comments I receive when people learn that we homeschool is along these lines: “I don’t know how you can do that!” or “I would love to homeschool, but I don’t think I could do it.”  I want to give you a glimpse of how we homeschool, not because what we do is the one right […]

LDS Primary Copywork {free printable packet}

I have a strong desire to fill my children up with beautiful words.  Those words enter our home in many ways:  read-alouds, personal reading, family scripture study, quotes and encouragements hanging on the walls, audiobooks, the lyrics of favorite music. One of my favorite ways to fill their heads with beauty is through copywork. (If you’re wondering what copywork is, this […]