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Hi I'm Tara

I am the wife of an army doctor, mom of two, and I'm PTA president. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I spent my childhood moving every two years to different foreign countries, all Spanish-speaking. I graduated from college with a degree in international relations with minors in Spanish & art. I married my college sweetheart and we began a new adventure with his medical career in the army - and the moving again! We spent time in Washington, D.C., and Hawaii, and now Texas. I have a daughter and son in elementary school. I love being involved with them and have served on the PTA board for several years. I am an artist and also love singing and the theater. Oh, and I also love shopping and traveling to new places! I love being able to speak Spanish to so many people in San Antonio.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the gospel of Jesus Christ and was always encouraged to find out for myself if the church and the Book of Mormon were true. I had so many times in my life where I could feel the Holy Ghost confirming to me what I already knew in my heart. Each time I would kneel and ask my Heavenly Father if something was true, I got the distinct message, "Tara, you already know this is true. You don't need to ask. But since you did - Yes...it's true." Kind of like asking your parents if they love you. You ask not because you don't know the answer, but because you want to hear it again - because it makes you feel good. Even at a young age, I saw the faith of my parents taking their little family to often un-safe parts of the world, knowing that they had received a promise to their prayers that we would be safe. There were so many times that my family was protected from harm and brought closer together during my childhood, that I knew the faith of my parents brought blessings to our family. I followed their example and learned for myself.

How I live my faith

I make sure that my home is a haven of peace and love for my own little family. I teach my children about Christ through the scriptures, family prayer, family home evening, and being an example to them. I try to be an example of a peacemaker to those who I come in contact with. I also absolutely love serving the 14-16 year old young women in my ward. I love working with the young women to help them develop their own testimonies and to prepare to be successful women, mothers and wives.