As I was reading in the Book of Mormon this morning, this verse stood out to me…   “For behold, the promises which we have obtained are promises unto us according to the flesh; wherefore, as it has been shown unto me that many of our children shall perish in the flesh because of unbelief,...
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About Shelly

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I’m passionate about strengthening my relationship with Jesus Christ through 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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Rocks

Our science topic for this month is rocks.  We’ve gone on a couple of hikes since the weather has been nice and the kids stuffed their pockets and...
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Birds

We saw the coolest thing this morning! It sounded like it was raining really hard on our roof but when we looked out the window, this is what...
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Inspired By My Ancestors

Sometimes it may seem on the outside that family history and homeschool/learning are different categories of interest for me. But I have found that they are actually very...
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Pilgrim Feast

We have been learning a lot about the Pilgrims this month (again, with the Well-Educated Heart rotation). It has been so fun, especially since we have ancestors that...
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Early Morning Temple

  One of my favorite parts about where I live is that I live so close to a temple. I feel very fortunate to live in a place...
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Pilgrim’s Progress

At the risk of sounding like I’ve been living under a rock my whole life (which I’ve discovered I have… in this area at least), I wanted to...
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Fika Friday: Spain

Fika Friday again! The other country that we are studying this month (with the Well-Educated Heart rotation) is Spain. For our Fika we had homemade churros with chocolate...
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Fika Friday: The Netherlands

We are following along with the Well-Educated Heart rotation for our homeschool. This month, one of the countries that we are learning about is the Netherlands. Today for...
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Philippines Unit: Araw ng mga Patay (Day of the Dead)

A few years ago (before I had discovered my passion for family history), I was thinking about Halloween and wondering if there was more meaning behind it. I...
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