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Hi I'm Janet.

I grew up in Canada. I have six beautiful children. I'm a stay-at-home mom and I love it. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Janet.  I am a full-time stay-at-home-mom of six children, and wife to my dear Ty for the last 17 years. I graduated from BYU with my degree in teaching. Our family enjoys camping, hiking, playing sports and games together, and trying hard to all get along to create a forever family. One hard thing I've gone through is losing my mom 7 years ago. She and I had a wonderful relationship that I know will continue when I leave this life. That knowledge gives me great comfort.

Why I am a Mormon

My mom first heard about the church when I was a baby. My dad was at first opposed to the church. When my mom asked the Bishop if she could be baptised, he said no, and that she should love her husband and eventually they would be baptised together. Well, it took 10 years, and then my dad said we had been going to his church for all those years, we could go to her church for 1 year. During that time, the church came out with a new rule that non-members could hold music callings, so my dad was immediately called as branch music director. A wonderful family moved into our ward with kids all of our ages. The dad started coming over to our home every Sunday night to discuss the gospel with my dad. After one year, my dad asked us if we would all like to be baptised. We all enthusiastically said yes, so he was baptised on Wed. Nov. 7, and he baptised my mom, my older brother, Mike, me and my younger sister Trista. We went to the Salt Lake City temple to be sealed together the following year. We had a lot of adversity before that temple sealing, but after it all we were all sealed together as a forever family.

How I live my faith

I try to show my gratitude for all my mom did for us in giving us the gospel by living it the best way I know how. The gospel is the most important thing in my life. It is my relationship with my Heavenly Father and His Son that gives meaning and joy to my life. In all I do, and especially in all I teach my children, I try to keep this relationship as the primary focus in our home. When people ask me why I am so happy, I tell them because of the gospel. Living it the and loving the scriptures and the words of life that they contain gives me joy and peace. We have had difficult challenges as a family, but always we try to remember that we are here to be tested and tried, to show our Heavenly Father, and ourselves that we will choose to remain faithful and to remember Him and the sacrifice of His Son. Currently I am serving in the Young Women's organization, the girls between 12 and 18 years old. I have 3 daughters involved and love seeing them interact, socialize, and grow together with wonderful, faithful youth. It is amazing to see the leadership that they learn in the church, being involved in class presidencies, planning and executing activities, and especially caring for the girls in their class. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ and am so grateful to be a member of His church here on the earth. I know that I will live after this life and be with my dear mother and my own little family forever, to learn from my Heavenly Father and continue to progress throughout eternity.