Category: fatherhood

Gender Roles in the Plan of Salvation

This is a theory, a try at understanding. It is my ...

The Heart of Fatherhood: Laying Down One’s Life

She was 12 years old, and her death was totally unexpected. Thus ...

Where’s My Petunia?

Why do so many wards go all out (Chocolates, flowers, plants, ...

Vilification of Men

In 1878 the first Primary Association of The Church of Jesus ...

I Love You Daddy

Few words bring such warmth and love to a father than ...

The Burden of Fatherhood

On Sunday, we celebrate men who carry the burden of fatherhood. But ...

Are Good Men Perfect?

This guest post was submitted anonymously for our Father's Day series. Back ...

My Father, an Enigma

My father is an enigma amongst men. Growing up, I didn't realize ...

Not Perfect, Still the Best

After Paul's post yesterday about the difficulties of adjusting to fatherhood, ...

Becoming Father

This is the first post in our week long celebration of ...

Seeing Good Men

There is a line from Avatar which has become a silly ...

Family is the Plan of Salvation

This is the fifth in a 7-part series, A Compound in One.  Understanding that Satan's ...

Sex as a Sacrament

This is the fourth in a 7-part series, A Compound in One.  The gospel of ...

A House of Learning

... Seek ye diligently and teach one another words of wisdom; ...

Who’s the Man?

The stereotypical 1950s male is strong, rugged, doesn't cry, is stern ...

Enough with the Finger Pointing, Let Me Love My Kids!

This is a post from Jen's personal blog, June 2012 that ...

Part 6: In Which I Finally Get to Gay Marriage

This essay is the sixth and final in a series about Gay ...

Part 5: What is Marriage?

This essay is the fifth in a series about Gay Marriage and ...

Part 4: Why Does a Word Matter?

This essay is the fourth in a series about Gay Marriage and ...

Part 3: Gay Rights in Our Time and Place

This essay is the third in a series about Gay Marriage and ...

Part 2: American Assumptions about Orientation and Identity

This essay is the second in a series about Gay Marriage ...

Gay Marriage and Proposition 8, Part 1

Next month, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments about the ...

The Road IS Long

Last month the Lord promised me help when I needed it, ...

Why I Think We’re Having the Wrong Conversation

Last year Neylan McBaine, founder of the Mormon Women Project, rocked ...

My Children and the Traditions of Their Father

I’m a sucker for a good Christmas story, and I suppose ...

Forgetting What It Means To Be a Kid

There was a television show a few years back entitled Kids ...

Venus & Mars and the Empty Bucket

I can never remember if I’m from Mars or my wife ...

On Parental Controls

First, my credentials:  I’ve been a parent for over 31 years, ...