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Matt Townsend – Uplift Families Event

For all of you who were not able to attend the Uplift Families Event – here is Matt Townsend’s talk.  You will love it!

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Wag More, Bark Less

    They’ve done it again! Those Uplift Families People have delivered something fabulous. This time it’s a touching story by Brad Barton, about catching our loved ones in the act of “doing it right.” Read it! It will, at … Continue reading

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Uplift Families

  I am so happy to be partnering with the Uplift Families Initiative, led by First Lady, Jeanette Herbert. We had our first meeting at the Governor’s Mansion this month and it was such a pleasure to visit with inspiring … Continue reading

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Passing the torch: New Mother of the Year!

Today we attended the honor luncheon for the 2015 in coming mothers of the year:  Mother of the year Jan Zogmaister from Ogden, the 2015 Young Mother of the year Marilyn Bazinet from Utah Valley and the two Mother’s of … Continue reading

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Helping Hands for the Holidays

If this year like the Grinch your heart was two sizes too small and you believed Christmas wouldn’t happen at – I wish you had been with me as we sent out the call… (okay so I’m no Dr. Seuss!) … Continue reading

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Help for the Holidays!

With just under 2 weeks before Christmas I sit in my comfortable home looking at the Christmas tree lights and sip hot cocoa. I should be blissfully happy with my life right now but pangs of guilt set in as … Continue reading

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Stuff A Truck

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month.  It is so important that we do something about domestic violence.  When 1 out of 4 women have experienced violence by a spouse or boyfriend ~ Or that 7 million children live in families … Continue reading

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Choose Life

I’ve dealt with a number of challenges so far this year.  Challenges that range from hardly worth mentioning to life threatening and life taking.  It seems that almost every aspect of my life has been at risk, or at least … Continue reading

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Final Days for “Uplift Families” Conference Preparation

Dear Friends, I want to let you know about the Uplift Families Parenting Conference on Saturday, September 13th at Thanksgiving Point at 5:30pm!  Uplift Families is the initiative of the First Lady of Utah, Jeanette Herbert.  It is going to … Continue reading

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Uplift Utah Families

I love finding golden nuggets that I can pass on to others – I received a call from Steve James the Executive Director the Utah’s first lady Mrs. Jeannette Herbert.  He asked that we help promote Mrs. Herberts event “Uplift … Continue reading

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