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Hi I'm TC

I am a mother of 3 beautiful children. I work part-time. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of 3 beautiful children, Brayden who is 9, Jack who is 7 and Anabelle who is 4. I am also the wife of a great man. I recently became a "full-time" mom when I quit my part-time as an executive assistant. I very much loved my job but life seemed too busy and out of balance and I felt very strongly about being home and available to my children. I have a great and crazy life. My husband and I adopted our daugher (our boys are biological) and felt as though our family was finally complete with her in it. Anabelle is such a joy and blessing in our family. She has mild cerbral palsy so I am very busy keeping up on all of her therapies but we seem to manage it, she never complains, which I can't say the same of myself! My son was recently been diagnosed with Aspergers so we have our challenges. But through the gospel we find hope on our hardest days. I love to make things and I have recently discovered Pinterest! I played softball in college and I find that I still have a passion for this sport. I do not like cooking at all but if someone was patient enough to teach me, I may be willing to give it a try! I stay pretty busy with my family, house work, taxi-ing my kids to baseball, football, therapies, etc... helping with homework and attempting new recipes! Life is crazy but enjoyable. I try to find joy in the small and simple things throughout the day. When I see a beautiful sunset or a flower or smell rain, I am reminded of how much my Heavenly Father loves me.

Why I am a Mormon

I guess I'm a Mormon because I really truly believe and have grown to know that the gospel of Jesus Christ is the true church. That is a loaded sentence and one may wonder how I claim to KNOW something like this, but I do. It's been a personal journey. I guess I'm one of those "typical Mormons" meaning that my parents are Mormon so I was born into the gospel. I don't have a physical conversion story because I was baptized when I was eight and was an active church goer my entire childhood. However, my journey is still my own. My parent's testimony of the church only took me so far, there was a time when I really had to know if all the "sacrifices" I was making and "rules" I was following were truly what I believed on my own, not something I did just because I was taught to do. I know this church is true. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet of the Lord. I know that he translated to Book of Mormon to help lead us and guide us in this world, just as the Bible does. I know that the Book of Mormon is the true word of God. I know that we have a modern day Prophet on the earth today, President Thomas S. Monson. I know that as I strive to live the teachings of the gospel I am happy. I also know that I am not perfect and I make mistakes every day but through the atonement of Jesus Christ I can repent of my sins and through proper repentence I can be forgiven and return to live with my Father in Heaven again. I know that families are eternal and that we will be together forever as long as we do our best here on this earth. I know that this gospel is such a blessing and without it I would be hopeless. I am so grateful for the gospel of Jesus Christ. I am so grateful to teach my children about something that I know will give them the same joy, hope, happiness and PEACE that it brings to me. And that is my testimony. I hope it only gets stronger as I grow in the gospel.

How I live my faith

I try to serve others who need service. I am a visiting teacher, meaning I go with a partner to other sisters homes and share a message with them as well as just listen to them. I ask how they are doing and see if there is anything they need or anyway I can help them. I try to be a good person and treat people for what they are, children of God. My husband and I also take time every Monday night to teach our children richeous principles such as; respect others, be kind, the difference between right and wrong, honesty, how to talk to Heavenly Father through prayer, etc... I believe that in this confusing world, children can use all the guidance and support they can get. I also serve in my ward by teaching all the sweet primary children songs, the technical term is "Primary Chorister" which means I get to teach children from ages 3-12 all these wonderful songs about their Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ every Sunday. There isn't much that makes my heart as happy as hearing these beautiful little voices sing about such important things. I love where I serve.

What is the Relief Society?

It's the largest women's organization in the world. As a woman, mother and wife I find so much peace in knowing that if I am having a hard time or if I have a sick child or am feeling lonely or sad I have so many sisters around me that want to help me. After my family moved away from our home, leaving our extended family and friends, I learned the importance of Relief Society. I didn't have my family to call for help because they lived far away, but I wasn't alone, and I'm not alone, I have my relief society sisters that will help me anytime I need them. What a blessing. Show more Show less