Get Lucky in the Game of Life.

FHE last night involved brownies and ice cream and playing “Life” (the electronic version).  I love that game!  Remember it from when you were a kid?  In case you want to take a stroll down memory lane, I found the commercial that I remember from my youth… Milton Bradley–Life In case you haven’t played it…

WANTED: One lesson in humility.

We do FHE on Tuesday nights because I work on Monday evenings. **For those of you who missed it…we’re not Mormon.  We just enjoy their principles and have incorporated Family Home Evening into our lives.** I usually try to choose a “lesson” that teaches something pertinent to the kids.  Something that is going on in…

Laughter Lives Tuesday…FHE and the Joys of Public School.

FHE went REALLY well last night. My kids always amaze me with how much they understand. We discussed good choices, then the conversation took a turn to forgiveness. Did you know God ALWAYS forgives you if you ask for it? My boys are awesome. They told me God is like a mom, he loves you…

Family Home Evening #2

So, it’s Monday. And I’ve spent long enough breathing into a bag (see this post on my panic attack this AM) to be able to function enough to plan a nice Family Home Evening for my kids. ResponsiBoy was especially excited about it when he heard it was Monday. He was aware enough of last…

Borrowing From the LDS Church–Family Home Evening.

When I was in Ghana, I spent time with a lot of Mormons. They’re cool people, and it didn’t matter that I wasn’t a “member”. Well, it mattered a little to the orphanage director at first, but only because he hoped I would become a “member”. I explained my love for our church, and how…