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August 15, 2020

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SuzanneApril 26, 2019

What a profound example of wise and loving parenting! Thank you so much for sharing this outstanding article.

TawnaApril 23, 2019

I love Gopi's example in loving young Surya. That example is something I want to remember. Thank you for sharing this, Becky, and thank you for posting such uplifting articles, Meridian!

HannahApril 23, 2019

What a beautiful reminder as a parent. Our whole goal is love as parents, we can't forget to internalize that and then react according to that love.

LewisApril 23, 2019

A touching and profound essay. What a gift she has!

AngieApril 23, 2019

Everyone needs love, and disobedient children are often craving it the most. You can discipline the action, but don't forget to love on that child even more. Thanks for your ongoing lessons and reminders, Becky.

Caroline OrdnerApril 23, 2019

I needed this today, thanks Becky!

Dianna BurkApril 23, 2019

Beautiful! Also good to know that even parents who are fumbling along in the dark can succeed!

Mark MathesonApril 23, 2019

Becky tells profound stories so clearly and touchingly. May we take her stories and apply them in our teaching, leading, and parenting.

BeckyApril 23, 2019

Marci, you are too kind! Actually, the blessing was mine. The beautiful love given by two-year-olds is unmatchable. I carry it with me still today! And I might add, that you have been MY inspiration through the years! Thanks!

No ThanksApril 22, 2019

My 5 year old sister has homework.

Random PersonApril 22, 2019

I live in the states and all of my brothers and sisters who are in elementary and I have had homework when we were 5

MarciApril 22, 2019

The work Becky has done and is doing in India is simply amazing. She is an incredible woman with much wisdom. When my daughter moved into their ward with my 2 year old grandson, she found out that Becky was the nursery coordinator. My daughter's response was, "I have hit the motherlode! Becky will be teaching my son!!" I am absolutely certain that if Becky would have gone to that Friday night meeting, everyone would have come home with a notebook full of parenting tips. Not just of John and Becky's parenting advice, but she would have pulled everyone's great ideas from them! She is phenomenal.

Katherine FagerstenApril 22, 2019

A true principle...it is through the Spirit that we can effectively patent our children. What an insightful article!

Lisa CorcoranApril 22, 2019

Beautifully said Becky. Love your articles and love what you do. Thank you

BrettApril 22, 2019

This article was absolutely fantastic. Just what I needed to hear as a parent and I’ll be sharing this with others as well!

Anyelina medinaApril 22, 2019

Son como Ángeles cumpliendo su misión en la tierra..

Lee GrobergApril 22, 2019

Experience is often the best teacher. Becky tells it like it is and I have learned a good lesson from Gopi and the defiant young student. Thanks for sharing.

Robert BrennanApril 22, 2019

A wonderful essay! Parent or not it's well worth reading, especially for the sweet and powerful message and the invitation to apply the lesson.

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