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Hi I'm Heather

I am a fun loving, stay at home wife, and mom. I enjoy working hard, and having fun with my family! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a stay at home mom with four kids. I enjoy travel, photography, cooking, and home decor. I have a degree in Psychology, and plan to go back to school to pursue my masters next year. I stay busy with all my little one's and their many activities, from soccer, to football, piano and everything in-between!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because someone was brave enough to share the Gospel with me. I joined the church when I was 17 and have never looked back. I love who I am because of my membership in this church. I am a better person because of it, and hope to share with others the gift that I have. I also love the Book of Mormon, and the things that I learn about my Savior Jesus Christ by reading it.

How I live my faith

I love working with the youth in the community in which I live. They are so full of life and happiness. I also enjoy working with the women in the church where I live. I love to visit with them, and share in our beliefs about Jesus Christ. Being with the women in the church helps me feel like I belong to a sisterhood, and I always have a friend that I can call on in any situation! I live by faith by reading my scriptures, and saying my prayers. Staying close to my Savior keeps me strong, and helps me remember why I am here and where I am going.

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

Heather
My lifestyle is very similar to many of my friends and neighbors. I stay home and take care of my children, when they are home. When they are off at school during the day, I am usually busy with volunteer work at the high school, or in the community. After school I am busy doing all the mom stuff, such as running kids to soccer, football, homework with the kids, and making dinner. We say morning prayer, and evening prayer together as a family, and we read our scriptures daily as a family. On Monday night, we spend time together as a family doing "Family Home Evening". We play games, ride bikes, or teach a lesson. The lessons we teach during family home evening are usually topics such as, cooperation, loving one another, how to be reverent in church, honesty, and other things that help our children and us to become better people. I like to go out with my husband on dates when we can, and I enjoy being lazy when I can! We like to camp, go to the lake, or beach, and just spend time together as a family. I do spend time serving in the church, and working with the women in the church. I also try to attend the temple when I can. We celebrate birthdays, Easter, Halloween, Christmas and other holidays. We try to establish family traditions, laugh and have fun as a family. I think we are just like lots of other families! Show more Show less

What blessings can you receive from reading the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and other scriptures?

Heather
When we read the book of Mormon, and Bible we learn more about our Savior, His love for us, and what we can do to become more like Him. We can also feel closer to him. Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Heather
I don't think that Mormons only help Mormons. We were just at a house the other day laying the landscaping for a family and we actually didn't even know them. They were a friend of a friend. We are willing and happy to help anyone at anytime! I think that when we serve one another we find joy and happiness that can only come from service. Show more Show less

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Heather
Family is important to me because it makes me a better person. I have been married for over 12 years, and have learned how to be more patient, loving, kind, forgiving, and thoughtful of others because of it. Having children has allowed me the opportunity to serve, and put others before myself, which has given me much more in return! When we are in a family unit we learn to work together, serve one another, and love one another in spite of our faults and weaknesses. I hope to one day become a marriage and family counselor to help other people achieve joy and happiness in their family life. I think that when the family unit is stronger, individuals are stronger, and our society is stronger. One problem facing our society today is the breakdown in the family, and I hope to make a difference in strengthening families. Show more Show less