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Hi I'm Laura

I'm a mommy of twin girls, wife of a law student, tasty pie baker , home maker, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a mommy to two beautiful twin baby girls. They are the light of my life. I'm a wife to a third year law student. We love being parents, and we're hoping to find a job somewhere close to home next year. We have crazy busy lives but we're loving every minute of it. I love being a stay at home mom. Raising twins is an adventure. They seem to learn something new everyday. I wouldn't want to do anything else. We had a difficult time getting pregnant, and we had a miscarriage with our first pregnancy. This was one of the greatest struggles of my life. I knew being a mom was what I wanted to do, but it seemed so far away. It was another year before we found out we were expecting our baby girls. It was the happiest news I've ever received. I loved being pregnant and can't wait for our family to grow even more. I love collecting miniature play tea seats, pretty dishes, and unique measuring spoons. I enjoy reading good books, taking my girls for walks around the neighborhood, shopping for good deals, and watching cooking competitions. I studied chemistry in college, and I'm grateful for everything I learned in my studies because it helps me to be a better mom.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of the LDS church all of my life. Many of my ancestors came across the plains and settled in the Salt Lake Valley with the Mormon pioneers. I am so grateful for this wonderful heritage and for their undying faith. Although this has been a great testimony to me of the truthfulness of the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ, it is not the only reason I am a member-- I had to find my own testimony. I have had many experiences throughout my life that have testified to me of the truthfulness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Many of those experiences were incredibly challenging and caused me to seriously consider my faith, but I cannot deny the love of my Savior, Jesus Christ. Without fail He has always been there for me, even when I wasn't paying as much attention as I should have. I am so grateful for His infinite love and patience with me. I have made many mistakes, but I am confident that through the Atonement I can be forgiven.

How I live my faith

My faith is part of my every day life, and I am so grateful for that.Each day my husband and I read scriptures together and try to learn and apply what we learn. We say a family prayer in the morning before I go to school and at night right before we go to bed. This gives us an opportunity to talk with our Heavenly Father and express our gratitude for all of our many blessings. We also have the chance to express any concerns or worries. I also visit teach a couple of ladies in our neighborhood. This has given me a wonderful opportunity to get to know some wonderful people. It's also a great chance to provide service and discuss the gospel outside of church. As a mom, I pretty much have a prayer in my heart continually. Praying for patience, for a little bit longer nap, for my babies safety, and for help to know what my girls need. I know my prayers are answered because they have answered so many times.

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Laura
I know that a husband and wife can be together forever. I am confident that my husband, my children, my ancestors, and I are sealed together for all eternity. What a beautiful message! There is no greater blessing in my life than to know that through Jesus Christ and all that He did for us; I can be with my family forever. I am so grateful to be confident in that knowledge. I will see my loved ones who have already passed on again, and we will be able to be near eachother without end. Show more Show less