In honor of Cecelia and Susannah, we went on a ship voyage today.  I built a ship just like last year.  We had fun buying our ship tickets, eating sea biscuits, playing music and dancing on the ship, and learning about the real sea voyages that Cecelia, Susannah, and their families went on in the...
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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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Best Husband in the World Day 2020

Yesterday was Best Husband in the World Day!  What, you’ve never heard of this holiday before?  That’s because I made it up.  On April 16th, 2009, Jershon and...
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An Ounce of Morning is Worth a Pound of Afternoon

Today marks 5 years since I became a morning person and began doing a personal development routine every morning.  You can learn more about that here. I am...
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Celebrating Passover 2020

Last year we started some new (to us), meaningful traditions for Easter.  One tradition that I wanted to expand and deepen this year was celebrating Passover. Although I...
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Gardening: Month Three

Another month has flown by and our garden is getting a little ridiculous. Haha.  The aroma in our house is becoming more and more “earthy” and we have...
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Family History Miracle: Jane and Caroline

I want to share the story of a family history miracle that I experienced last week.  But first, it will make more sense if you have read a...
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Passing the Torch: From Oswald, to LaRhea, to Me

I recorded the following in my journal on May 29, 2018, but I wanted to post it here because it goes along with the story that I will...
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One Touch With the Finger of His Love

“I shall not attempt to paint to you the feelings of this heart, nor the majestic beauty and glory which surrounded us on this occasion; but you will...
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Math that Inspires

I mentioned in this post that I’ve been amazed at how the gospel is woven into all of the subjects -even math.  Math has been helping my boys, especially,...
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Education for Real Life

I ran across a talk by Henry B. Eyring called Education for Real Life that I found to be really insightful and inspiring.  It goes along well with...
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