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Hi I'm Daria

I am a Kindergarten teacher, a mother of 3, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married and have 3 children. I have a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education and teach Kindergarten. I love to sew and craft. I enjoy reading and recently have taken up jogging. I find that life is very busy and at times I am exhausted, but I am grateful to be busy doing good things. I spend a lot of time with my children, driving them back and forth to their activities. They are involved in many things. I enjoy the time that I have with them and realize that life is short. Soon they will be grown. I try to value the time that I have with them. My family is very important to me and is central to the choices I make in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents grew up as Anglicans. They were not very involved in their religion, but believed in God. When my oldest sister was 8, she asked my dad if she could go to the Catholic church because she had a good friend that had a pretty white dress from her first communion. My dad began to feel that he needed to provide more for his children. He was pondering what church, if any, he should unite with. Not long after that, a pair of Mormon missionaries came to his home. My dad was very impressed with these young men. He admired their moral fiber, their character, and the way they presented themselves. He thought if a church could raise young men like that, it couldn't be all bad. He began to learn more about the church and eventually prayed to know if would be the right church for him and his family. My parents joined the LDS church before I was born. I grew up attending the Mormon church. I have continued to attend this church because as an adult, I have found that, like my dad before me, I believe that the teachings of this church are sound doctrines. I have my own children now. I want them to grow up with strong moral fiber, to be honest, to be chaste, to avoid addictive habits, and to have happiness and joy. This gospel teaches families all of these things.

How I live my faith

At church, I am the President of the women's organization called Relief Society in our ward congregation. I help to organize activities that unite women in our area. I oversee sunday classes and make sure that lessons are planned and taught. I help to give relief to the needy and the sick. This responsibility keeps me very busy, but I am blessed to have several women that volunteer their time and energy to work with me to make sure that the women of our congregation are uplifted, have friends, and are united in serving others in our community.