I have an adult son with a disability. He is college educated with many abilities, but his disabilities prove limiting in the work force. He is a very hard worker but is easily overwhelmed when under pressure. His wife (second marriage) has many abilities but mild handicaps as well. Their challenges are the normal day to day challenges of any marriage coupled with the challenge of having disabilities. My question is how to help them keep their home in order without offending.
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Perfection in parenting is nearly impossible to measure. God, the Perfect Parent, sets the perfect example. But we will always fall short because our attitudes, desires and intentions are not always as perfect as His. However, one of the many lessons from our perfect Godly Parent that we can focus on perfecting is our exactness.
Where is the perfect place for conversation starters for family? The dinner table of course! How do I know this? I’ve see it daily in my own home. Table talk unfolds the story of your family – past, present and future.
In 1980, I was raped and became pregnant. I placed the baby with an adoptive family. My husband knows about it but I have not told my children. I have never wanted this incident to define me or them. Recently, my oldest child mentioned getting an ancestry DNA test. Now I live in fear that, if my child that was adopted has had a DNA test, and my other children do too, they will find out about each other. Should I tell my grown kids on the chance the truth could be revealed or wait and deal with the situation if it ever comes to light?
We see many references in the scriptures, The Holy Bible, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants and the teachings of modern day prophets warning us of events which will occur before the return of the Savior. Why would Heavenly Father warn us so often and for so long of the challenges in the last days? Did He mean to frighten us?
In this episode of the Illuminate Podcast, I interview Dr. Carmel White, a researcher and author, who co-authored a book called “Love and Betrayal”, which is a collection of research and stories detailing the experience of what it’s like to be betrayed by a partner’s pornography use. In this interview, we discuss what betrayed women really need people to understand about betrayal trauma.
September Morn! Sing it Neil Diamond! We love that nip in the air and the promise it brings! Today’s article is about an exciting book and 30-day challenge that will help you find the time to become the person you were sent to earth to become.