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Hi I'm Preeti

I'm a young mother. I'm a lawyer. And, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Currently, I am a stay at home mom. Although there is no pay, my hubby makes sure I get a little chocolate every day. I have a professional background in education, coaching (volleyball/basketball), real estate, event planning and now the law. Being a mother and a lawyer are my passions in life-- to be both is a dream come true. I have been blessed with wonderful opportunities in my life. While in high school I was an editor in yearbook, played basketball for my school team and lobbied the House of Representatives in Washington D.C. Since then, I have ran as a relay runner with the Olympic torch, was crowned Mrs. India Arizona 2006 2nd Runner up and have ran in several races/triathlons. My favorite race was a triathlon I did with my mom and brother-- we had too much fun! When I'm not busy running after my kids and doing (procrastinating) laundry-- I enjoy yoga, running, dancing, music, photography, sewing and cooking/eating delicious food. I'm a firm believer that there is little in life that a warm chocolate chip cookie and a glass of milk can't fix. In the future, I would love to learn to surf, run a marathon and fulfill all those travel dreams that I have with my hubby. I'm also a recovering perfectionist. Life is more fun messy!

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized when I was 17 yrs old. One of my best friends in high school was a consistent good example of a virtuous Young Woman. She had the courage to share the gospel with me and take me to church. I was not someone who would have been considered a ripe candidate for learning the gospel. That never discouraged her. We had many missionary discussions in her family's home. After a year or so of discussions, I made the decision to be baptized. I had a hard time making that decision and wanted to know for sure that I knew that I was doing the right thing. A huge part of the process for me was prayer and just going with my gut that this is the true church of Jesus Christ. It has been the best decision I have ever made. I knew that I wanted to become a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints when close friends didn't want me to join the church. I was shocked when I felt like wanted to defend the church. This was difficult because I was still learning the principles of the gospel at the time and didn't really have the knowledge to say what I was feeling. My baptism was a great day and I am so grateful for everyone who was there. My best friend's brother baptized me -- but really everyone in their family was a huge help. That's why I married one of their boys! I am also grateful for my mom who was there to show her support in my decision. That was huge for me. I had a group of girlfriends in Young Women who were there as well and they continue to be a great support for me today. They are all such valiant Young Women! I was the first member in my family that was baptized-- modern day pioneer woman! My mom and younger brother have been baptized as well.

How I live my faith

Right now, I am a leader with the young women in my ward. I love being with the youth. They inspire me and teach me to be better. The youth in the church are truly the shining stars. Their light is so bright and I hope to show them what I see. As a newlywed, I spent my time with younger children (ages 3-12) as a teacher and a leader. I loved my time with them. They showed me how simple it is to be more Christ like. I admire them so much! Before I was married, I spent time as a youth counselor for a summer church camp for high school students ages 14-18. I learned to teach the gospel very quickly here! It's was so much fun despite having very little sleep. I loved every moment of that experience. It was amazing!