Do I ever feel guilty about not "using" my college education? This article was EXCELLENT on the topic of motherhood and careers, especially for those who have yet to choose a major or a college. Planning ahead for more family-friendly professions and considering your debt load is definitely important. I especially appreciated the many, many good comments that weigh in on different careers and experiences.
Why we might actually WANT to keep our heads in the sand
A 90-year-old mom talks about her nine kids, including four sets of twins and how parenting has changed (via Clover Lane)
Super fun:So Funny: 7 Quick Takes about Trashy Obsessions
I love this mash-up of classical classics:
(via Like Mother, Like Daughter)
Inspiring:This week's sacrament:
"From the outside, it's just a piece of bread and tiny cup of water. In the hospital, of course, it's also a short visit from kind strangers, but a swallow of bread and a sip of water seem like odd gifts to bring a cancer patient.
For those who know, though, this is what my visitors will bring:
It's Jesus, who--after wearing himself thin walking the length of Galilee and Judea teaching, healing, warning, and loving--now lies flat on his face in Gethsemane suffering with me. It's his promise that whenever two or three gather, remembering, he'll be.
My friend recently toured the Vasa Museum in Sweden and reminded me of this devotional address by Elder Renlund from 2014 (read, watch, or listen at that link). The story of the Vasa ship is fascinating: