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Hi I'm Heather

I'm a Mormon. My name is Heather and I grew up on a dairy farm in Heyburn, Idaho and then later a ranch in Escalante, Utah.

About Me

I have been married for nine years and I have four children. I went to two years of college and worked as an apartment manager until my children came along. I have two boys and then two girls. I am a stay at home mom. I live in a small town and am busy just cooking, cleaning and teaching my children. I love to cook and garden. In my spare time I enjoy reading all sorts of different books. I love the outdoors and enjoy camping, fishing, boating, ATV trails, hunting, and horseback riding. My husband grew up with nine sibblings and served a mission in South Dakota, Rapid City. I grew up with six sibblings and we met in college. We were both blessed to be born into the gospel and have been members all our lives. Both of our parents were married in the temple and we too were married in the Manti temple for time and all eternity!

Why I am a Mormon

My husband and I are both Mormons because we know the church is true. Although we were both raised in the Mormon church we each had to find out for ourselves if it was true. As we have read and studied the Book of Mormon the spirit has born witness that it is God's word. As we have lived the standards of the church our lives have been blessed and we are happy. That doesn't mean we don't have struggles and trials, but we known that Heavenly Father loves us and wants us to be happy. We know that as we keep his commandments he will bless us and his spirit will guide our lives. We are so thankful for the knowledge of the gospel and of our Heavenly Father's plan for his children here on earth!

How I live my faith

I am the primary president in our ward. That means that I am responsible to teach and take care of all the children ages 18 months to 12 years old in our ward. We have over 90 children in our ward and it is a lot of work to try to teach them all and make sure that they have other good teachers. My husband teaches the 14 and 15 year old young men and helps them do scouting activities and service projects in our community. We recently had a flood and he worked with the youth of our ward to help sandbag homes. Just recently they chopped wood for some elderly couples in the ward so that they could stay warm this winter. We both work hard to fulfill our callings and serve others. For us the most important part of living our faith is how we raise our children and teach them. We try to have family prayers both morning and night and we study the Bible and Book of Mormon together. We try to teach our children to be polite and good citizens. We also try to make sure our marriage is strong by continuing to go on dates together and praying together as a couple. We are not a perfect family, but we try hard to do what is right.