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Hi I'm Melissa

I grew up in Idaho. I teach 2nd grade. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have a wonderful husband and son. During the summer we like to spend time together hiking, camping, visiting national parks, and working in the yard. We also like to listen to books on tape, or read together. We enjoy relaxing together. My husband and I are both teachers, so during the school year, we all spend a lot of time on school work. I like to read, watch movies, and spend time with family. I enjoy getting to know the kids I teach at school.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, so I have been a member all of my life. They taught me the gospel well. Through attending church meetings and seminary and personal scripture study, I have gained a testimony of Jesus Christ and his teachings. I have never doubted or struggled with my testimony of the truthfulness of the gospel. I know the Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ. I believe in the eternal nature of families. I know that following the teachings of the gospel of Jesus Christ brings happiness to my life.

How I live my faith

Each Sunday my husband and I teach the four year old children in our ward the basic principles of the gospel. At four years old, they already have strong testimonies of Jesus Christ. Each week in our home, we try to have a family night where we spend time learning more about Jesus and his teachings and also do some fun activities together. I try to be a good example every day.