The Secret to Raising Resilient Children

Every single day I sit down and open up the news on my iPad or see what news is featured in the trending box on Facebook. Each of these times I am confronted with the reality that, despite the great life that I have, the world that I live in can be a scary place. "Murder!" "Terrorist attacks!"... Continue Reading →

Why I stopped saying to my husband, “Good job!”

Don't say, "Good job!" Have you lost your mind?! That was my exact thought when my Applied Parenting teacher did a lesson on encouragement vs praise. This was the most mind blowing lesson I have ever had because I could see how much my husband and I struggle with this. The article that goes with... Continue Reading →

Misbehaving? Alternatives to “Consequences”

I am not a parent!!! But I am taking the class Applied Parenting and I just wanted to share an article my teacher shared with us in class that I thought was just mind blowing. The point of this blog is to share things that I learn in my life and Behavioral Science Family Studies... Continue Reading →

Dumbledore + Sister Linda K. Burton = More happiness in my marriage

I am a huge Harry Potter fan! Like I was completely obsessed with it growing up to the point that I slept with all the books under my pillow and as punishments my mom threatened to take away my Harry Potter books. I am not joking... One of my favorite popular quotes from the book... Continue Reading →

Pre-mission jitters! And I’m not even the one leaving!

In two days my sister leaves on her mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for the Atlanta, Georgia North Mission. I am filled with so many emotions at this point but mostly I am so excited for her! I am excited to watch her learn and grow both mentally and spiritually.... Continue Reading →

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