469: Human Development and Parenting

Dan Wotherspoon Communication, Marriage, Retreat, Science, Spirituality, Teaching Leave a Comment

Understanding human development—its tremendous scope, typical progressions, and reasons for its slowdowns or ways various forms of harm can hinder our growth—­­has many benefits. Because …

369–370: Helping Children Plant Lasting Seeds of Faith

Dan Wotherspoon Faith 9 Comments

Every person is different, and this is completely true with children, as well. Often we as parents will assume our children are picking up ideas, …

249–250: Being Authentic within Mormonism

Dan Wotherspoon Community, Faith 25 Comments

Mormonism is a powerful tradition, presenting a worldview and truth claims that are extremely potent, but also creating a culture that can be, for many …

172–173: Proactive LDS Parenting

Dan Wotherspoon Mormon Life, Worthiness 32 Comments

Most Latter-day Saints who are negotiating a faith transition, including developing a new relationship with God and the church in which they were nurtured, naturally …

153–154: Integrity with Self and Family: Parents on Sharing Their Faith Transitions with Their Children

Dan Wotherspoon Faith, Truth 14 Comments

This episode continues a series of conversations about parents and children communicating about changes in faith perspectives. Episode 146 featured faithful, committed Latter-day Saint parents …

146: Relationships First: Mormon Parents Face Their Child’s Faith Transition

Dan Wotherspoon Faith, Mormon Life 15 Comments

In this important episode that affirms love and clear vision, three LDS parents—Jeralee, Jim, and Teri—share their experiences in meeting the challenging situation of an …

104: Growing Up Mormon—and Fearless

Dan Wotherspoon Faith, Mormon Life 17 Comments

The three guests in this Mormon Matters episode grew up in faithful, committed Mormon homes. In important ways, however, these panelists’ homes were different than …

98–99: “Middle Way” Mormonism and Women

Dan Wotherspoon Feminism, Women 54 Comments

Mormon Matters episodes 85–86 featured a panel consisting of four men discussing “Middle Way Mormonism,” a term that has been gaining traction as a way …