“Youth are… encouraged to help plan, carry out, and lead Mutual activities.”
Christa Skousen, Mutual Benefits, New Era August 2008
Many of us know that Mutual is a place to help our youth develop leadership skills, but what … Read more
Do you have a small budget? Are you already running out of money for activities? The good news is that there are many activities that can be done for free. I asked some other young women leaders to share some … Read more
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If your ward is anything like mine (geographically small, low activity rate), then visits are something you should consider rotating in … Read more
Poor attendance at activities can really get you down as a youth leader. We live in a time where there are a lot of demands on our youth’s time. Sometimes, we need to compete for their attention. I’ve made a … Read more
Last week, I wrote about how helping teens connect with their family history can combat an attitude of entitlement. Today, let’s talk about some activities that can help them do that. All of these were reviewed by my teenage … Read more
Just like that, summer is over. I’m all done with girls camp and Pioneer Trek. It went so fast! I’ve already been back from Trek for a month and it hardly seems possible. We saw some great growth in our … Read more
“My young women say our activities are boring!”
“My Mia Maids hate our activities! “
I’ve heard this a few times, okay more than a few. I wanted to take some time to address this.
First of all, let me … Read more
When I first moved to Utah, I was very lonely. I knew my husband and my in-laws. I had just graduated from college and needed to find a job quickly to support my husband while he finished school. I … Read more