We started our Philippines Unit! I want my kids to know both sides of their family (and not just the living) so we are diving into learning about their Filipino side. Since we don’t have a ton of information about this side, we are just working with what we’ve got. We started off with a...
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Latter-day Saint girl. Passionate about personal growth, family history, teaching my children, and harnessing the power of early mornings.  Welcome to my little corner of the world. 

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Philippines Unit: Filipino Cultural Night

We started our Philippines Unit! I want my kids to know both sides of their family (and not just the living) so we are diving into learning about...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Keeper of My Dreams

This may or may not be the last thing I share about my Sweden/Denmark trip. I can’t make any promises. Haha. 🙂 Jershon is the keeper of my...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Copenhagen Temple and Christus Statue

(journal entry from September 3, 2019) Last night, after riding the ferry from Bornholm back to Ystad, we got in the car and drove an hour to Copenhagen,...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Bornholm (part 2)

I need to add some backstory here so the rest will make sense… Back in July, I serendipitously ran across a book that was written about my 4th...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Bornholm (part 1)

(journal entry from September 1, 2019) This morning we got up, ate breakfast, packed up and headed to church. Luckily, the place that we stayed last night was...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Stockholm Temple and Fallens Dag

(journal entry from August 31, 2019)   We got to the Stockholm temple in time to attend the last session of the day (which was noon).   The...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Stockholm

(journal entry from August 30, 2019) Stockholm is so big! Especially after being in the country for most of the trip so far. We definitely prefer the country…...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Kayaking and Tree Tenting

(journal entry from August 29, 2019) When we got to Gryt, We dropped my parents off at their Airbnb (because they weren’t interested in kayaking with us) and...
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Sweden/Denmark Trip: Sheep Farm

(journal entry from August 29, 2019) Last night, I didn’t get the best sleep. There was a big thunderstorm that lasted several hours. A lot of thunder and...
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