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Hi I'm Ashlee

I'm a wife. I'm a mother of 3 beautiful girls & 1 angel baby boy. I'm a preschool teacher. I wish I was a baker. I am a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, I'm Ashlee. I have been married for 12 years and have 4 children. 3 wonderful daughters, who brighten my day with their smiles. I also have an "angel" baby boy who is watching over us from Heaven. 6 months ago our son was delivered stillborn. It broke my heart. My heart is still somewhat broken, but is mending. I am grateful for the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I am thankful for the Plan of Salavation that my loving Heavenly Father gave to me. For the knowledge that we come to this earth, to obtain a body, to be tested, and to return to live with Him. For the knowledge that my son, is still my son, even though he isn't here on earth with me. I am grateful for temples. I was sealed to my husband 12 years ago. The sacred ordinance of sealing binds me, my husband, and my children for all eternity. I know I will see my son again. I know that we will forever be a family. I enjoy teaching preschool. I get to spend my mornings with some amazing children who make me smile. I love to cook and especially bake. I love playing volleyball and going to Zumba classes. I love the sunshine and taking vacations to sunny places. I love spending time with my family, both immediate and extended. My family completes me. Without them, I'd be lost! I am so grateful for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. This church gives me the direction my life needs. It gives me a purpose and helps me make choices that will make my life happier and more fulfilled.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, born and raised. I attended church when I was young because that is just what we did. We went to church on Sundays. I attended Mutual (a youth group) on Wednesdays. That's just what we did. After high school, I went to college and had to decide for myself why I went to church. My parents weren't there to "make" me (not that they really ever had to "make" me), I could decide for myself. In fact, I applied to two colleges. One a church school the other a local college. I got the acceptance letters in the mail on the same day. Up until that day, I didn't know which I would choose. Holding the two envelopes in my hand, un-opened, I new in my heart that if I was accepted to the church school, I would be going there. Luckily for me, I chose the church school. I surrounded myself with so many amazing strong LDS college students. People who had strong testimonies and were living their life in accordance to the Churches standards. I got to see the benefits of "living the Gospel'. I saw the rewards/blessings I received by adhearing to those standards. I become a much happier person. In the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, you are taught from a young age that you are a child of God. That He loves you. That you are special. You learn to serve others, putting other people first. You learn that by following simple guidelines (reading scriptures, praying to your Father in Heaven, spending time with your family, keeping yourself clean, etc.) your life will be enriched. You will be happier. Heavenly Father loves us and He wants us to be happy. I am happy when I follow the Gospel, when I do the things my Heavenly Father has asked me to do. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Right now I have the opportunity to work with girls ages 8-11 in the Activity Day program. I get to meet with them twice a month and do fun crafts, make yummy treats, do acts of service, and learn about the gospel. I also have the opportunity to visit teach 3 ladies in our ward. It's always so much fun getting together with them and seeing how they are doing. Visiting teaching is an amazing thing...Heavenly Father's way of using the women in the church to check in on the women/families in our ward to make sure they have the things they need physically, emotionally, and spiritually. I get to play on our wards volleyball team as well...I love Tuesday nights in the fall when I get to play my favorite sport with my friends.