An Atheist Feminist: “Why I can’t stop reading Mormon housewife blogs”

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At first glance, Naomi and Stacie and Stephanie and Liz appear to be members of the species known as the “Hipster Mommy Blogger,” though perhaps a bit more cheerful and wholesome than most. They have bangs like Zooey Deschanel and closets full of cool vintage dresses. Their houses look like Anthropologie catalogs. Their kids look [...]

20 Things that Every LDS Youth Absolutely Loves

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Major Curriculum Changes for LDS Church

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For the first time in 30 years, students at Brigham Young University will have new courses to study as they pursue their religious education. The changes will also affect Institute classes as well. The religion courses required by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which operates the university, are being changed to what [...]

Ingenius 911 Call: Woman ‘orders pizza’ to report domestic abuse

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A former 911 operator recently posted a story on reddit about one of the most memorable calls he ever answered and the information might just save your life. Reddit user Crux1836 described the emergency call he will never forget and now his post is going viral. He explained the exchange with the caller, which he [...]

Dealing with Our Doubts Within Our Faith

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A long and for the most part a well written post by the Times and Seasons was written a few days ago. I know many of you will probably not read the full article and so we wanted to point out some of the best aspects of the article. When you have time, please take [...]

King of Tonga Sends Prime Minister to Stop Son from Being Baptized

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Thanks to LDS.net for picking up this story. This story is one that has unfolded in so many households around the world, one where the parent tries to persuade their children from not being baptized in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. However, usually when this situation occurs, the parent is not the [...]

Halloween Popcorn!

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I wanted to make a cute Halloween treat to take to the girls that I visit teach so as I was searching for ideas I came across this recipe for Orange Creamsicle Popcorn.  Even though it is a summer recipe I thought orange+popcorn+frosting= WIN! So I went to buy all the ingredients but I could [...]

When You Don’t Like Your Child’s Friends

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Parenting is no child’s play—especially when it comes to monitoring your childs’ friends. How do you know when to intervene and when to let kids just be kids? Thankfully, you don’t have to handle your child’s friendships alone. Here are 10 parenting tips—five regarding children, five regarding teenagers—that can help your family in cases of [...]

11 Things Mormons Need to Stop Doing

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  This list is meant to be one part tongue-in-cheek one part serious but mainly something to think about in a not so serious manner. Constantly being connected to the internet during church. We are such a connected society to the internet but we can go three hours without checking our e-mails, or checking on [...]

Could a Mormon Super Hero Appear in Captain America: Civil War?

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This week Variety reported that Robert Downey Jr. has agreed to reprise the role of Iron Man in Captain America: Civil War. This has led to rampant speculation that the Captain America film will follow the Civil War story line. The Civil War series, published in 2006-2007, is a seven issue comic book series that [...]

Mormon Texting Fails

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How a BYU Student Made $66,000 in a Month Without a Full Time Job

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After his junior year at Brigham Young University, Nick Walter, now 25, landed a great summer internship in the Seattle office of Pariveda Solutions, a Dallas-based tech consulting firm. Though he enjoyed the work and liked his clients and colleagues, he felt stifled. Used to jeans and t-shirts, he didn’t like wearing khakis and polo [...]

“How Well Do You Know The Mormons” Quiz

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Go ahead…lets see how well you know “The Mormons”. Related Posts:Are You A Mormon QuizAre You From Utah Quiz12 Things that Were Popular When Elder Bednar Was Called as an ApostleMormon Texting Fails Can Mormons Dance?

99 Crazy Foods Mormon Missionaries Eat.

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Crazy Foods that Missionaries eat Our friend Alex Balinski from Prepare to Serve put together this video after interviewing over 300 Mormon missionaries. Amazing video but it may just make you a tad bit sick.  What’s the craziest thing you have ever eaten?  Comment below and we might use your answer in another future post. Related [...]

Why I Didn’t Marry an RM?

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Back when I was in the Young Women program, I remember being told that RM needed to be at the top of my dating criteria list. Supposedly, dating and marrying an RM meant that my husband-to-be would honor his priesthood, love the Lord, and be everything a good Mormon girl wanted—short of being Prince Charming [...]

Mormon Mother Wins Ironman Title

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For most college athletes, graduation marks a moment of change — a time to box up game-day uniforms and training sneakers and shift to careers, sensible work shoes and maybe marriage and parenthood. But for former BYU distance runner Jocelyn Gardner McCauley, completing her college eligibility has simply meant shifting to (and excelling in) another [...]

44 Reasons Why The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is True

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Many times those who so adamantly oppose The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will deploy a “Big List” tactic to convince members or other individuals that the church is not true. What we wanted to do here is the exactly same thing only in reverse. Ultimately one doesn’t become truly converted without a [...]

10 Love And Dating Lessons We Can Learn From Elder Holland

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This article was based on Elder Holland’s BYU devotional, “How Do I Love Thee?”. I recommend it to everyone. My new friend, Elder Holland 1. Dating should not be separated from discipleship. Believe that your faith has everything to do with your romance, because it does. You separate dating from discipleship at your peril. Jesus [...]

Can Mormons Dance?

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An awesome video below showing the world that Mormons can dance… Related Posts:The Top 25 Mormon Memes on the Web9 Pet Peeves Every Mormon Has 17 Things Every Mormon Does – Besides Food Storage13 Things That Only Mormons Will UnderstandYou Might Be Mormon If…