A few days ago I was asked by a member of my Relief Society presidency to prepare to share a few thoughts during our upcoming Relief Society lesson.  The lesson is based off of Elder Ronald A. Rasband’s talk, Recommended to the Lord and the question that I have been asked to respond to is...
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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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Jul Julgran 2020

Last night we put our Christmas tree in the middle of our living room and did the traditional Swedish dance around the Christmas tree.  This was our 3rd...
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Sankta Lucia 2020

Today was our 3rd year celebrating Sankta Lucia day. This is one of our favorite days of the Christmas season. I love incorporating our Swedish heritage and thinking...
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Missing the Temple

I am grateful for the temple…The Mount Timpanogos temple in particular (although the Nauvoo temple is also super special to me).  We have lived 15 minutes away from...
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Soybeans and Vegetables Unit Study

Well, I’ve been pretty missing in action on here lately.  This video explains why… Our new unit study has been taking a lot of my time and energy. ...
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Fika Friday: China

One of the countries that we are learning about this month is China.  So for Fika, we made homemade fortune cookies. :). The kids had fun making up...
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Associate Learning With Sweetness

It’s the start of a new school year!  This morning we carried on our new tradition from last year that was inspired by a Hebrew tradition that I...
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2020-2021 Theme: Restored

We officially started our school year today.   Our homeschool feels more like a year round style since we definitely still do a lot of learning even during the...
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Homeschool / Life Planning : Being Intentional

One of my goals for this next school year is to be more organized and intentional with how we spend our time. I used to do most of...
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Notebooking: Digesting, Extracting Joy, and Collecting Gems

Notebooking provides a way for digesting what we are learning, collecting gems, and extracting joy.  My notebook is quickly becoming a priceless treasure to me.  And I hope...
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