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General Resources

Erma Bombeck on a Mother's Love

Essay on Motherhood

Excerpt from Gen. Conf. address by A. Theodore Tuttle on importance of mothers

"If I had my Child to Raise over Again"

Importance of Mothers in the Home - President Ezra Taft Benson

Mother, Catch the Vision of Your Call

Mothers  (A young mother set her foot on the path of life....)

"No Charge"

"Reflections of a Mother..."

Single Sisters

Ten Ways to Spend Time with Children (Pres. Benson)

What Do You Do All Day?

When God Created Mothers -  by Erma Bombeck

When Queens Ride By

"Write your own script" - Ardeth G. Kapp (excerpt from her book)


A Morning Prayer

A Woman's Prayer  --  by Joy Saunders Lundberg

Excuse this House

Her Little Shadows

Motherhood: "Real Singing" - by Edgar Guest

"The Girl I Used To Be"

"The Secret Heart"

To His Mother (poem for Mother-in-law)


Quotes about Mothers (link to LDS Daily Wool)

Quotes for Women

Quotes: Motherhood Quotes  1

Quotes: Motherhood Quotes  2


A Woman's Place

Being a Mom!!

Motherhood  ---  1st, 2nd, 3rd Child

General Conference Addresses

"Because She Is A Mother" - Jeffrey Holland

"Behold Thy Mother" - Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

"It is not Good for Man or Woman to Be Alone" - Sheri L. Dew - Gen. Women's Conf.

President Spencer W. Kimball - Gen. Conf. Women's meeting - Sept. 15, 1979 - "The Role of Righteous Women"

"The Moral Force of Women" - Elder D. Todd Christofferson

"The Sanctity of Womanhood" - Richard G. Scott

"Turn on Your Light" - Gen. Conf. Oct. 2017 - Sharon Eubank

"We Are Women of God" - Sheri L. Dew (excellent, on distractions)

"Women of the Church" - Pres. Hinckley (Excellent!) 

"Your Greatest Challenge, Mother" - Pres. Gordon B. Hinckley, Gen. Women's Conf. Sept.

BYU Speeches

BYU Women's Conference Transcripts 1997 to present

"Knowing Who You Are—and Who You Have Always Been" - Sheri Dew - BYU Women's Conf.

"Yea, They Had Been Taught by Their Mothers" - Carol Hillam - BYU Women's Conf.

Additional Articles and Sources

BYU "Forever Families" Website: "The Sacred Responsibility of Mothers" (includes Main Version - Extended Version - LDS Perspective Version)

Motherhood - by Patricia Terry Holland

"Motherhood and The Moral Influence of Women" - Bruce C. Hafen - World Congress of Families II

"My Home as a Temple"  Is there something sacred in the everyday?  (Meridian magazine)

"To The Mothers In Zion"- President Ezra Taft Benson - Fireside for Parents

"You're Like a Mother" - Ardeth Kapp - Ensign

FHE Lessons

"Behold Thy Mother" (PDF)

"Valuing Women"

"What is Motherhood?" (ldsDaily)

Books / Videos / CDs

You Are More Than Enough, You are Magnificent - by Ganel-Lyn Condie

You are the Mother Your Children Need - by Christie Gardiner

Pics and Quotes

Motherhood Quote Sheri Dew