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Hi I'm Alicia.

I'm a stay-at-home mother of three, and I'm a doctor's wife. We are homeschooling our children and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a stay-at-home mother of three, almost four, children. We live in Tennessee for my husband's job. He is a resident physician training in ear,nose, and throat/head and neck surgery. I read a lot, fiction and non-fiction. I currently homeschool my son, who is eight, and my daughter, who is five. Our "baby" is now a toddler of two and our fourth is due in December. I like to exercise. I graduated from college with a BS in secondary science education. I'm very musical and love to sing to the radio in the car.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up a member of the LDS church but I've had many experiences that have strengthened my testimony and resolve to follow God's plan. I love it when the Holy Spirit speaks so strongly in my heart and confirms what the prophets have told us as truth from God. I'm so grateful for modern revelation and personal revelation.

How I live my faith

I'm currently serving in church as a counselor in the young women organization. The young women are from age 12-18 and as a leader I help them plan weekly activities that build their faith. I love when I get the opportunity to teach the lessons on Sunday because it helps me learn so much about God's love. Mostly I live my faith by following the commandments, such as wearing modest clothes, reading my scriptures daily, avoiding addictive substances and activities. My goal is to raise children that love God and want to follow Him.

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Mormon customs are not too different from Christian customs. We try to dress our best for church, which includes a shirt and tie for men and dresses or skirts for women. The important thing is to come to church, not what you wear so if you don't have a skirt we will not judge you. We just want everyone to feel welcome. I think holidays are fun. Birthdays are celebrated in our home with cake and blowing out candles. We celebrate Christmas and Easter and as a mother I try to emphasize the Christian purpose of the holiday instead of the secular part, although we do give our children one present from Santa. For us, Christmas Eve is a time to read the story of Christ's birth, and Easter is a time to study Christ's resurrection and atonement. Show more Show less

What is the Relief Society?

The Relief Society is the organization for women within the church. It is a place where I can make friends, receive support and love, and learn more about my role as a woman in the gospel. Show more Show less