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Tree of Life Mama’s Top Ten Resources of Songs that Teach, for Homeschoolers and Others Too!

Have you noticed how much better you remember phrases that go with a tune? I can still sing commercial jingles that I heard when I was 4! Like the song about all the ingredients in a Big Mac. What a … Continue reading

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Best Study Tool for the Scriptures: ScriptureNotes

I’m excited to share this nifty new tool for your scripture study! This is the most robust scripture study software ever. It’s the brainchild of my friend Oak Norton. The video above gives you an hour plus of what it’s … Continue reading

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11/6/21 Tree of Life Mama’s Story of the Day: “Save My Life, Comfort My Children,” by Mette Hansen

Today’s story is about revelation to children, and the power of praying unceasingly. It happened in an October so I’m sharing some of my fall photos. This story, called, “Save My Life, Comfort My Children” comes from the September 1987 … Continue reading

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Last Days Timeline with Hebrew Markers

I went to an amazing multi-day retreat last week with a bunch of friends. Oh what a glorious time we had! I feel refreshed, renewed and invigorated. As my dear friend Joyce said, “I walked in Zion!” We took turns … Continue reading

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Resources to Help With COVID

I’m a bit melancholy this past week, what with one day of gray skies, chilly weather, and then hearing the news that a dear friend’s husband died this morning, because of COVID complicating his cancer. Interestingly enough, just the day … Continue reading

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10/16/21: Out of the Best Books, Classics We’ve Enjoyed Lately, More Picture Book Bios and Fall Books!

I love to read picture book biographies all year round, but especially in October, as I focus on heroes for Heroween, my substitute for Halloween. Here are some new picture book bios I’ve found recently that we’ve enjoyed, plus some … Continue reading

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10/16/21 Tree of Life Mama’s Story of the Day #2: “Loving the Role I Once Shunned” by Marian Pond

Another principle for this week’s Come, Follow Jesus reading, besides blessings flowing from paying tithing, is that “My sacrifices are sacred to the Lord.” We see this in the story behind Doctrine and Covenants 117. Newel K. Whitney was asked … Continue reading

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10/16/21 Tree of Life Mama’s Story of the Day #1: “Groceries or Tithing” by Charlotte Arnold

I enjoyed this past week’s assigned reading for the Come, Follow Jesus study for Sunday School. I also listened to the above video. One of the truths for this week’s study is that paying tithing opens up the windows of … Continue reading

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10/15/21 Tree of Life Mama’s Story of the Day: What Would You Say To a Friend Wanting To Get You Drunk?

To continue with the theme of “spiritual treasures” that I blogged about last week with a story about seeking for riches, I’m sharing another story about treasure today. My story today relates to spiritual treasures, told by Elder Enzio Busche. … Continue reading

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New Cartoon Series for Children to Teach All About Liberty

If you’ve ever read the Tuttle Twins and love those books, you’re going to love the new Tuttle Twins cartoon series! If you haven’t, I invite you to go buy the books here and enjoy them (that’s an affiliate link, … Continue reading

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