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Hi I'm Emma

I'm a wife, a second grade teacher, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

All my life, for as long as I can remember, I wanted to be an Elementary School teacher! I am now in my second year of teaching second grade! I love the feeling of accomplishing a life-long goal. But more than that, I love my career. The children I teach are very diverse in their backgrounds and come from low income households. This makes teaching a challenge, but also more rewarding. While I have a passion for teaching and educating, by far my favorite job is being a wife. My husband and I are newly married and are enjoying working together as an eternal couple through life's twists and turns! While I'm not teaching, I also enjoy reading a good book, being in the sunshine, planting a garden, and just being with family!

Why I am a Mormon

My faith is near and dear to my heart. I have been raised my entire life as a Mormon and have been able to see the blessings of my faith throughout my life. I know that God is our Heavenly Father and He lives and loves us. I have seen his hand in my life, guiding me to where I need to be. I believe it is because of His guidance received through prayer that I am where I am today. I know Jesus Christ is our Savior and brother who atoned for our sins and knows our heartaches. I have felt His love many times. His love has sustained me through times when I feel lost and alone and has brought me even more joy when things are going right. I know that by living God's commandments I can continue to be worthy of these and even more blessings.

How I live my faith

The best way I live my faith is serving and loving others. Christ taught us to love our neighbors as ourselves and that is what I try to follow every day. I enjoy my church assignment to visit other women who are part of my congregation. It gives me the responsibility to be sure these women are having their needs met temporily and spiritually. It also gives me and the other women chances to make new and lasting friendships! I also try to find ways to serve others in my community. I feel that this comes naturally in my career as an educator. I enjoy getting to know the families of my students and finding ways to help and serve them.