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April 8, 2020

A Latter-day Saint’s Report from the COVID-19 Frontline in Italy

Italy was the second country to be hit by the Covid-19 virus. It came as a surprise. As a scientist with some training in epidemiology, when I first heard of the epidemic in Wuhan, I immediately thought that this was not going to be just a problem for China. When it arrived in Italy, it was like a bomb exploded.

Breaking News

Good Grandparenting: Don’t Manage, CONSULT!

Our grandparental instincts are to give them everything and to simply “tell them what they need to know.” But as grandkids reach their teens, what they really need you to be is a reliable consultant.

The Truth About Ambitious Parents

This new global quarantine has turned every home into a homeschool and has removed the possibility for most activities that parents are accustomed to using to keep their children busy. Consequently, parents are stepping up to the parenting and education plate like never before.

A Challenging, Early Journey Home from Our Mission in Morocco

Flights home via Istanbul, London, and directly from Casablanca to Atlanta had been booked and canceled due to sudden Moroccan travel bans. We were leaving, we weren’t, yes, no, maybe, no. Meanwhile, Moroccan police patrolled the streets of Rabat blasting disconcerting Arabic warnings of some sort. The call to prayer still rang forth comfortingly predictable five times daily, but now Moroccans were banned from the mosque.



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Breaking News

Good Grandparenting: Don’t Manage, CONSULT!

Our grandparental instincts are to give them everything and to simply “tell them what they need to know.” But as grandkids reach their teens, what they really need you to be is a reliable consultant.

The Truth About Ambitious Parents

This new global quarantine has turned every home into a homeschool and has removed the possibility for most activities that parents are accustomed to using to keep their children busy. Consequently, parents are stepping up to the parenting and education plate like never before.

A Challenging, Early Journey Home from Our Mission in Morocco

Flights home via Istanbul, London, and directly from Casablanca to Atlanta had been booked and canceled due to sudden Moroccan travel bans. We were leaving, we weren’t, yes, no, maybe, no. Meanwhile, Moroccan police patrolled the streets of Rabat blasting disconcerting Arabic warnings of some sort. The call to prayer still rang forth comfortingly predictable five times daily, but now Moroccans were banned from the mosque.

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