Yay! 55 FHE Ideas with a toddler. I have searched high and low for good ideas to use with a 1 year old and not had much luck. This list is awesome!! Thanks so much to Lauren at "Mormon, Mother, and Marriage & Family Therapist" for sharing.
I don't want to drive up to the Pearly Gates in a shiny sports car, wearing beautifully, tailored clothes, my hair expertly coiffed, and with long, perfectly manicured fingernails. I want to drive up in a station wagon that has mud on the wheels from taking kids to scout camp. I want to be there with a smudge of peanut butter on my shirt from making sandwiches for a sick neighbors children.
"As I held her hand and saw mortal life drain from her fingers, I confess I was overcome. Before I married her, she had been the girl of my dreams, to use the words of a song then popular. She was my dear companion for more than two-thirds of a century, my equal before the Lord - really, my superior. And now in my old age, she has again become the girl of my dreams." –President Gordon B. Hinckley about his wife, Marjorie
"i know it is hard for you young mothers to believe that almost before you can turn around the children will be gone and you will be alone with your husband. you had better be sure you are developing the kind of love and friendship that will be delightful and enduring. let the children learn from your attitude that he is important. encourage him. be kind. it is a rough world, and he, like everyone else, is fighting to survive. be cheerful. don't be a whiner." [marjorie pay hinckley] <3
"When our wagon gets stuck in the mud, God is much more likely to assist the man who gets out to push than the man who merely raises his voice in prayer; no matter how eloquent the oration." ~Dieter F. Uchtdorf