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Hi I'm Carrilyne

I am a stay at home mom to 4 of the best kids on the planet! I love running, reading and date night with my hubby!

About Me

I am lucky enough to be a stay at home mom! I have four beautiful children, three girls ages 11, 8 and 6, and one boy and he is 3! Being a mom to my kids helps me find myself everyday! While being a mom is very time consuming I still make time to do things that I love! I love running! It gives me time to just think and to challenge my body. I love to read all kinds of books, but my favorite books are the classics. We also love to go sailing as a family and since we live in a land locked state it is a unique hobby! We sail on a lake that is just minutes from our house! We love breezy evenings in the spring because that means sailing!! I love being me! I love my family! And most importantly I love living the gospel!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it answers all the questions that I see so many people struggling with. There are so many people who are trying to "find themselves" . I feel blessed that I dont have to spend my life looking for answers to questions like: "Where did I come from?", "Why am I here?", and "Who am I, and how do I 'find' myself?". I KNOW all the answers to these questions! That has always comforted me. The principles of the Gospel of Jesus Christ gives me answers and completes my life! I came from loving Heavenly Parents, who sent me to this earth. I am here on this earth to receive a body and to use my agency to make good choices in my life so I can return to my Heavenly Parents. I am a daughter of God, I know I can find myself by reading the teachings of my Savior, Jesus Christ and his prophets and living my life according to their teachings. And I know that when I die I will be with my Heavenly Parents again as long as I lived according to their commandments.

How I live my faith

At church on Sundays I teach the 18 month old to 3 year old children. This class is called Nursery. The kids start the class clinging to their parents legs begging them not to leave, but by the end of their time in class they are excited to be in nursery and cry when they have to leave. Some Sundays nursery can be exhausting! But most days it is an adventure! There is so much to learn from small children who are still so new to this world. I love to cuddle them, teach them simple lessons about the gospel, and sing and play with them! Everything is fun and new to them and it makes me see things through their eyes During the week when I am not at church I still have things to do. We like to look out for each other. There is always someone who needs a sitter or who needs a meal brought to them. We have a system that we call Visiting Teaching that helps us keep up with every ones needs! The ward families look out for each other and uplift each other everyday, not just on Sundays!