My son and his wife of 14 years have filed for divorce. He accepts total blame for their break-up and that is a heavy cross to bear. He will move out this week to give her space to begin healing. What is the best thing I can do as a parent and grandmother when I live 1,300 miles away from them?
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One of the best lessons we can teach our kids is that we are on their side.
As a young woman, Lisa eagerly anticipated the day she’d be married and start a family, but that day came years later than she could have imagined. In her single years, she gained faith in God’s careful timing for each of His children.
All I ever wanted to be in life was a full-time wife, mother, and then grandmother. When divorce became a reality in my life, it was almost more than I could bear. I could imagine many other sorts of trials and afflictions in life that I could handle, but NOT THIS.
I am in the middle of a separation from my second husband. I know it’s the right thing to be separated from him right now, but I go back and forth, unsure of how to handle the separation. My daughter tells me I act like a “martyr” and that I need to quit protecting him and be done with this relationship. I don’t completely understand what she means by this. How can I handle this situation in the healthiest way possible?
The very best parenting shows profound compassion and love for the child while still honoring responsibility and accountability. This is the balancing act in parenting. So, how can we achieve that balance?
Finding names for the temple is now easier than ever by viewing your family tree from a different angle. Using the Descendancy view of Family Tree, you can see which of your cousins may still need to have temple work done.