Burying Nails

The nail in the photo is almost 2000 years old.  It comes from the fortress of Inchtuthil which was built around AD 83 and located in Caledonia (now known a Scotland).  A Roman legion was stationed there until some problems arose.  The Romans began to pull back and eventually had to leave Inchtuthil. They decided to leave nothing behind that could help their enemies.  They burned down every building, filled the drains with gravel and smashed every pot they couldn’t carry with them. ...
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Practicing Individualized Parenting

Each child is born unique, with strengths, weaknesses, talents, and tendencies that make him or her an individual. Because of this uniqueness, different children, even within the same family, respond to the same or similar parenting styles in different ways depending on their personalities and perceptions. Experts today emphasize the distinctiveness of each child more than ever. According to Craig Hart and Lloyd Newell of Brigham Young University, wise parents realize every child requires...
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Family Strengths – Encouragement

The Family: A Proclamation to the World reminds us that each family member is a son or daughter of God, endowed with divine destiny and purpose. Families that practice encouragement promote one another's growth and development, helping each family member reach his or her full potential. These families structure family life so that members can develop intellectually, physically, spiritually, and socially. Members of strong families feel they really belong in their family. Family members fe...
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