Here at Color My World, we love to see photos of the children at the Color My World Primary School in Islamabad, Pakistan. This year through your donations, Color My World was able to sponsor a Christmas lunch. Below are photos from the Christmas lunch and it is so fun to see how excited and festive the children were. After their Christmas lunch, a celebration was held. The children told the story of Jesus’ birth and danced for a large crowd. Even in a country far away, joy was felt during this very special season.
The BYU-produced reality television series, “Real Families, Real Answers,” has been nominated for a Rocky Mountain Emmy.
The Hughes Family was lucky to be a part of the series an addressed issues such as budgeting and finance.
“Real Families, Real Answers” is a television series sponsored by Brigham Young University’s School of Family Life and the College of Family, Home and Social Sciences.
The series began in fall of 2008 and is now in its third run. The series is currently showing on BYU Television and KBYU-TV, and is showing on PBS-member stations nationwide.
This particular episode is shown in many finance classes at Brigham Young University.
How important is the proper management of family finances to the well-being of marriage and family life? Research suggests tremendously! Some studies show that couples argue about money more often than any other family concern. Dr. Bernard Poduska, emeritus professor at Brigham Young University warns that “financial problems are usually behavior problems rather than money problems.” Many of the ideas from the Family Finances episode are designed to help you manage your finances while preserving the most important relationships of all.
Take a look at how we can strengthen families by staying out of debt and living within our means.
The Anti-Pronography conference was organized through American Mothers Inc. (AMI) and the Burbridge Foundation to appeal to a wide variety of community groups and hosted in Manchester, NH.
Planning for the conference began more than a year ago when the private Burbridge Foundation of Oklahoma City, and AMI teamed up to sponsor training sessions for civic leaders in Manchester, NH organized by AMI National Board member, Angela Hughes
Jack Samad, executive director of National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families, said:
“Lots of teens and pre-teens like the music and fast pace of MTV programs and peers talk about these programs at school. A teen who wants peer acceptance — and what teenager doesn’t want to feel included? — will feel left out if they simply reply that their parents won’t let them watch MTV. We recommend sitting down with your teenager who is watching such a program and discussing it. Asking questions such as, “What values are being displayed by this program? What choices are these musicians making? Is it consistent with your values and the things we consider important?” Such facilitated family discussions enable teens to make good choices and have ready answers for others who may have different values.”
“In President Hinckley’s First Presidency message in the September Ensign, he urged us to get involved in our communities and address the debilitating effects of pornography,”