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Hi I'm Brittney

I'm a wife to the sweetest husband, a mother to the silliest little boy. I'm a photographer and a stay-at-home mom. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a photographer turned stay-at-home mom who loves to cook, camp, hike, bike, eat, throw spur of the moment dance parties with my little one, shop, travel, create things (paint, draw, craft), and more recently try my hand at family history/genealogy (I'm very new to it.) I attended college where I met my awesome husband and then transferred to another university where I received my BS in Art. Soon after we had a sweet and silly little boy that has brought us so much joy. I never in a million years could have imagined that being a mother would be this much fun!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because the gospel of Jesus Christ makes me happy. It gives me purpose in my life. It helps me understand who I am and where I'm going. It gives me hope, knowing that while I am far from perfect, Christ has atoned for my sins, and through Him I can one day be the person I dream of being. The gospel helps me weed out the unnecessary and unimportant things in my life and focus on what really matters. And what matters most to me is my family. My parents, my siblings, my husband, my son- they are what bring me the most happiness and it's through this gospel that I know that it wasn't chance that we were put on this earth together. It ultimately is all about family. We will be a family throughout all time, throughout the eternities, and that's what puts a smile on my face every single day. I love this gospel. I know it's true. The Holy Ghost has testified to me that it is time and time again. I'm grateful for it in my life and for the light it brings to even the darkest of days. It truly brings me peace, hope, understanding and joy.

How I live my faith

My husband and I really try to be aware of the needs of people around us. Whether it be helping someone reach an article at the grocery store or helping the new neighbors move into their apartment, we just know that we appreciate when others help us out (i.e. open the door for me when I have an armful of crying baby and groceries) that we like to return the favor. I'm a firm believer in the idea that our Heavenly Father reaches out to people in need through other people, that we can be His hands for doing good in the world. I also am over the female youth group at church. It involves many hours of providing service for the girls: planning activities and carrying them out, teaching them, developing their leadership skills, and helping them through their problems. It's so rewarding working with them. They teach me so much and they give me so much hope for our future!

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Mormon women are much like any other women. They all have different personalities, styles, and ways of doing things. I consider myself a strong woman and when people ask me if men and women are considered equals in the church, I say, "Absolutely!" While 2+2 equals 4, so does 3+1. Being equal doesn't mean being exactly the same. Men and women have their own separate responsibilities, neither being more important than the other. Together, side by side, husband and wife do what's necessary to take care of their family. Show more Show less