I can pray for and with my youngest daughter and bless her thru prayer. In the meantime, she will probably view you as being less than a Mormon man who is a faithful priesthood holder. They will serve as a constant reminder to her that she needs to conform- and you won't be wearing any. I don't mind staying home because I understand he's tired. They value femininity, motherhood, and masculinity in men. Tell her that you want your relationship with her, and her relationship with your children together to be separate from her religion with her god.
We lived about miles apart for the first 2 years. I could never put up with the crap he has to put up with but he could never put up with the loneliness I have to put up with Awww this makes me sooo sad. I find that I walk on egg shells when he is home. My family is pretty awesome in the church. My job starts soon and in January I get started on my masters degree at a new school. Having to be on your own on holidays is really difficult, and no one understands that "isn't your husband here.