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Hi I'm Carolyn Fowkes

I'm a Mormon. I'm the mom of 2 sweet boys almost 3 and 16 months. I'm the wife of the man of my dreams.

About Me

I'm the mom of 2 sweet boys almost 3 and 16 months. I'm the wife of the man of my dreams. Before I had my boys, I taught special education for 11 years. Every year was very challenging but very rewarding! I met John on ldsso.com when I was working in Paso Robles and living in San Luis Obispo, CA in September of 2002. We actually met in person in November of that year. I instantly felt a connection with him. We dated for 1 1/2 years long distance (He lived 2 1/2 hours north in Los Gatos). Then I decided to make a move to a new location - San Diego or the Bay Area. In the meantime, we broke up. I eventually took a teaching position in Los Gatos and needless to say, John and I got back together. We dated for another 10 months and then I gave him an end date for our relationship because I wanted to get married and he didn't know what he wanted. So we ended in June of 2005. We exchanged email once in September. We ran into each other at a Halloween party, had dinner once in November, wished each other Merry Christmas in December. Then New Year's Eve he showed up to the Singles' party and asked me to marry him that night! Now 5 years later we have 2 beautiful little boys that we love so dearly!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the LDS church. I've always believed the teachings of the church. They make sense to me. I know my Heavenly Father lives and knows who I am. There are too may times that I can say are "coincidences" or I can say they were 'inspirations' and 'meant to bes'. I prefer the later because I believe I have a purpose here on earth and my Heavenly Father has a plan for me. I also love that families are forever. I love the family I grew up in and I love my own family and I am so glad to know that we can be together after this mortal life is over.

How I live my faith

I try to be happy and a good example to those I come in contact with as I do outings and playdates with my little boys. We recently moved to a new neighborhood. We make every effort to be friendly with our new neighbors. I recently was called as 2nd councelor in primary. I'm really excited to work with children again, but in a non school setting.