Welcome to the home of Christ-centered natural family living! This web site is for LDS attachment parenting moms who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (http://lds.org). This site is not in any way officially related to the LDS Church. We are, however, eternally grateful for our membership in the LDS Church. The views expressed here are those of me, Celestia Shumway (see tab above "about me") and my friends here on this social network.
We believe in the following lost womanly arts:
We have lots of resources here. Check out the downloads tab above for the presentations from our holistic LDS moms' conference in April 2009. We addressed the issues of seeing children as a blessing, homeschooling, gardening with little children, attracting income as a stay-at-home mom, eating whole foods and healing with a yeast-free diet, and much more!
Also, head to the tab that says "the book" for the first six chapters free of my book, Tree of Life Mothering Vol. 1, How to Be a Happy Healthy LDS AP Mom Without Losing Your Mind, Money or Husband.
I have found the perfect podcast to help me in homeschooling! It's a podcast that makes me feel that it's fun and doesn't take a lot of work. If you love children's books and don't homeschool, you will probably love this podcast as well! It makes me realize that the #1 reason I love homeschooling is because it gives me all day to read aloud to my children, not just the evenings! I read aloud while they do breakfast and lunch dishes, and I read aloud during our devotional,…Continue
Posted by Celestia Shumway on September 24, 2016 at 4:00pm
How many times have you heard the following in your head:
"I can't do it! I know I need to lose weight to be healthy but it's so hard! The cravings for sugar are overwhelming!"
"I want to eat some cookies sooooo much!"
"I know I said 'no more sugar' but just this once won't hurt!"
I have felt/heard those thoughts and feelings and given into them all too often. Been there, done that! I went for many years…Continue
Posted by Celestia Shumway on September 23, 2016 at 8:30pm
Earlier this month of September I got to be in Utah to see 4 out of my 5 boys participate in the Mastering Knighthood Summit. Having them participate every year has become a family tradition. One of them, the 18 year old, got to be the Royal Master Knight. It was so wonderful! Here he is below with King Richard and Queen Emily. They have been wonderful mentors to him as they worked…Continue
Posted by Celestia Shumway on September 23, 2016 at 4:00pm
Posted by Celestia Shumway on September 19, 2016 at 6:30pm