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Hi I'm Abby

I'm a full time working mom of 4 amazing children, a happy wife, grew up in the Philippines, moved to Minnesota, & I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I graduated with flying colors from public schools both elementary and high school. I chose to go to a college university which offers scholarship due to lack of financial resources. I finished a degree in Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, and got my professional license in 1992. I started working when i was 16 yrs. old to support my passion in getting a degree. I hopped from fastfood to fastfood to department stores to small time factories in town for income.My parents had been consistently counseling us that education is the key to our future.This taught me a mindset of breaking the barrier. Now, i am employed as a Statistical Process Control Engineering Manager in one of the fastest growing semiconductor companies in the world. I'm enjoying my job being the champion for the overall Continuous Improvement Program of the company, while keeping up with my responsibilities to my Greatest JOY in Life...My FAMILY! I am so blessed to feel the love within the walls of our home. My husband is so sweet and supportive of my ever demanding job and our family needs. He and my children are my best friends. My children are sweet, thoughtful, caring, responsible, and playful which make our bonding moments so much fun.

Why I am a Mormon

I love the gospel of Jesus Christ. It is so true. It helps me build a stronger family. It shows me the way to be a good example to my children. It answers all of my questions about life. It helps me live a righteous life. I found all of these in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly known as mormon church). I'm grateful for the knowledge that families can be together forever. What else matters in life than our family? We can have everything we want in the world, but those are just gonna be temporary. Families can be eternal! Every time I get so stressed about the cares of the world, my career, etc., I tend to find time to stop and think about how to go back on track. I know that sometimes it can be difficult to keep our heads above water. In fact, in our world of change, challenges, and checklists, sometimes it can seem nearly impossible to avoid feeling overwhelmed by emotions of suffering and sorrow. But there's peace and happiness I find through prayer and reading the scriptures. The words of the prophets are powerful. These change the way I think and approach challenges everyday. When I was born, my parents were already members of the church. We were moving from place to place. I was baptized at the age of 12 instead of 8. This was the time when the missionaries found us.I'm always thankful for my YW leaders who were very persistent in taking me to the youth activities, even in picking me up on Sundays to go to church. I loved my seminary days (started when i turned 14) even if I had to walk 2 miles or so at 6am every morning to my teacher's house. I felt smarter than I thought i could be. Everything in school was easier if I put my seminary first. I love my seminary teacher, her dedication, her faith. There were times I was alone in the class. She would still teach me. I learned the importance of eternal marriage. So, I got married in the Manila Philippines Temple! This made me one of the happiest people in the world!

How I live my faith

I now have 4 children, (16, 15, 13, & 9 yrs old). 2 of them are now taking seminary classes. My oldest boy has just earned his Life rank in boy scouts. My youngest is active in cub scouts. My husband is teaching in Sunday school. I am teaching children ages 6-7. I loved my students. They are smart and sweet little children. They inspire me to come to church every Sunday. I'm a visiting teacher too. I have the chance to visit sisters in my ward, share them messages that will help improve our lives, provide service wherever possible, let them feel loved and cared about. My older son is going with my husband and they perform home teaching together. It's a wonderful training for my Son!