A Program of Life Changing Services

Parenting: Why do kids turn out the way they do?.

Why Your Kids Turn Out the Way They Do

I agonized over this questions for some time, especially when I compared two extreme cases. While I was a missionary in inner-city Detroit, I met a young man that defied all logic.  He was about 13 years old.  He lived with his alcoholic grandmother, and nobody really knew what happened to his parents. He had […]

Dance with Jesus

I was at a point earlier this year where I realized I couldn’t do it alone anymore.  I wanted to feel God’s love and to feel peace.  I was struggling with the choices my loved ones had made and realizing that I wasn’t supposed to fix them. I was trying to find my self-worth.   […]

For mothers of sons struggling with pornography

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 Is your mother heart breaking? You just found out your son has been viewing pornography, for awhile…. and you had no idea? You thought you had done all the right things and had all the right filters in place, but he still had access to it. You know you taught him that viewing pornography is […]

10 Tips for Latter-day Saint Parents of LGBTQ Children

Mother and LGBTQ son

It’s been about ten years since the first signs my son was gay. The reality is that I dismissed, rejected, and buried those signs for seven of the ten years. Time has graciously allowed me to see the stages of denial, grief, desperation, acceptance, growth, and even appreciation. Why did this happen? Maybe it’s because […]

How to Support a Child Caught in Pornography

One way we as parents can protect ourselves spiritually is to wake up and realize we are at war, and it is far more personal than we think. It changed my life to learn the same things my son was learning and apply them to my own personal battles with self-mastery.

5 Scriptures for Mothers

I like to keep these 5 scriptures from Momma Trauma in my “back pocket.” Whether my challenges are personal or global, they give me strength, hope, power, cheerfulness, and courage! Together in the fight, Karen Broadhead 5 Scriptures Mothers Need to Hear (Especially Hurting Ones) For Strength – Helaman 5:12 And now, my daughters, remember, […]

Mothers Who Know How to Stop Child Exploitation

I recently sat down with Nicholeen Peck, Natalie Cline, and Maurice Harker to discuss the pervasive problem of pornography available in school and library databases.  You can hear our conversation in this podcast. Nicholeen, who serves as CEO of Teaching Self-Government and President of the Worldwide Organization for Women, outlines “two easy things” you can […]

T.E.A.M. MOM PoWeR

As another session of MOM PoWeR winds down, you may be asking yourself, “What’s next?”  Consider yourself invited to T.E.A.M. MOM PoWeR, where you will connect with like-minded women, learn to live a more peaceful and Christ-centered life, and apply powerful tools and methods for guiding and strengthening YOURSELF and your family members. Each T.E.A.M. […]

You Matter to Him

My dear friend, Kellie, was kind enough to share this story with me. She is an incredible example of “noticing,” even during a pandemic. She helped me consider that there might be things I can notice better over here.  Isn’t it amazing to just have the thought that the God of the universe cares for […]

My child is struggling with pornography – Now what?

What do I do if my son is viewing pornography

(This is an excerpt from Karen Broadhead’s book, Momma Trauma. CLICK HERE for a copy.) You just found out your son or daughter has an addiction to pornography, and you are in tears. Your child is in chains with a gaping wound like you have never seen before and you have no frame of reference […]

Turns: A Sacred Place in Life

windy road

In all the years I have been working with parents and their children, I am convinced one of the most sacred places in one’s life is when one takes a turn. Especially when that turn is toward healing, hope and acceptance of the Savior. Elder Christopherson said: “Repentance is a divine gift, and there should […]

MOM PoWeR Training

MOM PoWeR Training is for ALL MOMS who desire to stand steadfast and immovable in their desire to support and protect their loved ones.  This online webinar training will increase your confidence and strengthen your resolve to stand in your Divine Purpose as a parent.  You will learn principles and tools to give the strength […]

There is Only One

A Special Video Series for Mothers

Woman hugging Christ

When the things we care about become messy, we often succumb to fear. At TEAM (Together Everyone Achieves More), you will experience the spirit that God gave us: love, peace, and a sound mind (2Timothy1:7).