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Hi I'm Christina

I'm a wife, a mother of 6, a college graduate. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a mom to 6 busy children. I love it. I admit to being a bit looney at times but it's rewarding and fun. I enjoy playing with my kids and helping them. I have a bachelors degree but have chosen to stay home and be a mom. I love camping and hiking and picnics. I grew up in California next to the ocean but am living in a small town in Nevada. Though I miss the beaches I enjoy the calmness that a rural life style brings and the close proximity to camping and outdoor fun.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always had a small connection to the church but did not go to church for most of my childhood. As a teenager I sought a connection and through prayer felt my Heavenly Father's love for me. I know He has guided me in my life and as I have striven to live by his principles I have been blessed. Even through hard times I have recognized His guidance and comfort given through the Holy Ghost. I know that Heavenly Father loves each of us. I know my Savior lives and loves me. I know that the Bible and The Book of Mormon are true and by studying the teachings they contain we can grow closer to our Heavenly Father and be happy. I feel blessed to have this knowledge and to share it with my children. I can already see the benefits of living these principles in their lives and I believe we are happier, even in hard times, because we know our Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

I work with the children in our church sharing in their simple faith every Sunday. I enjoy teaching them through lessons and music of their Heavenly Father's plan and his love for each of them. I also try to be available to help my neighbors and others when needs arise. I volunteer in my kid's classes at school and enjoy helping their teachers and classmates. Aside from all of this I mostly live my faith in my home. I strive to teach my children the principles of the gospel and things that with help them be happy. We teach these things through daily personal and family scripture study, personal and family prayers, and simply talking to our children. We also participate in weekly family nights where we get to discuss a gospel topic, do an activity or game together, and have a tasty treat. The kids live for family night treats. I know that in doing all these things I am helping lay a foundation for a happy life for my children. I strive to teach them how to be kind, loving, and helpful, how to work hard, and how to chose to follow their Savior's example. We work hard to teach these principles while providing a haven from the not so good things they experience every day. I know that by following the teachings, and keeping our minds and bodies clean we will be happier and I work every day to teach this to my children.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Christina
Mormon women are much like other women. We seek to be the best we can in everything we do at home, at church, in the community, at work. Mormon mothers are encouraged where possible to stay home and nurture their children providing love, caring, teaching and guidance continually to our children. We share in that responsibility with our husbands, working to maintain a strong home and haven for our children. We are diverse in so many ways, some have college degrees (which is encouraged) some do not. Some work outside the home, others do not. We are single women, married women, mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, etc. We are different than men, there is no doubt in my mind of that. However we are strong and capable leaders in our homes and communities. We are help meets and companions with our husbands, sharing responsibility for our homes and families. Most of all we believe than Heavenly Father loves each of us, his children, whether male of female, equally. Show more Show less