Category Archives: Family

I was recently asked to speak at a young women in excellence activity for another ward. Their theme was “Making your own sunshine”. This is a program in my church (LDS, Mormon) for the young women ages 12-17.  This particular activity is an opportunity for the girls to be spiritually fed and then showcase all […]

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I type this with a prayer in my heart that I will express what Heavenly Father needs you to hear…….. Several months ago I was a part of a “movement” per say to help encourage women to help heal each other through our stories…..we all have one.  And they all have a purpose.  For a […]

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Memories are the sweetest and the only thing we can really hold onto…..so I’m sharing some of mine. AHH, Easter memories….I love the tradition of buying new dresses for this holiday.  Partly because it’s great to have a pretty new dress for a special day and partly because we always need another Sunday dress and […]

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Questionable post title, I know…but let me explain.  If you are anything like me i.e. high strung, sort of helicopter mom, impatient and slightly OCD you might find yourself day after day having sent your kids to bed…occasionally after some successful parenting….without having actually LOVED on your kids very much.  It’s not that they are […]

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Is it my fault…or is it my children’s fault??  Eh, likely both BUT…..I am the adult, the parent, the caregiver and the teacher and I am responsible for my own behavior.  I am responsible for the MOM FAIL.  Now that that is out in the open…….let’s talk about my said failure and break it down […]

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2005 2006 2006 2006 2007 Barbie Island princess and Fiona 2008 Pippi Longstocking and Pollyanna 2008 Pebbles 2008 Wonder woman(and totally awesome if I do say so myself) 2009 is missing……… 2010 2011 is also missing….what’s the deal?!  I can’t even remember…was there a 2011?? 2012 Sanderson sisters 2013 2014 Katniss Everdeen……..may the odds be […]

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The Dewey family vacation for 2015 was a trip to Yellowstone National Park.  I will be honest…I was hesitant to take my little kids.  I am a paranoid mom and all of the natural threats and wildlife threats made me nervous but my husband wanted to go and reassured me that we would live.  Seriously, […]

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The end is only the beginning…..Having my children reach new milestones will never get old.  It doesn’t matter that I’ve done it 3 times before, I’m still the mom up font grinning ear to ear making some sort of snort/grunt sound because I’m laughing and crying at the same time while trying not to make […]

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