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Hi I'm Jill Tucker

I am a stay-at-home mother of 3. I love fashion and literature. and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My main job is raising my 3 beautiful children full-time. They are my love, my joy, and my life. On the side, I love to paint interersting and fun toe nail designs and put together fun and interesting outfits for me and my kids. I find staying modest and fashion forward in our modern world an exciting challenge. I also enjoy creating a warm and inving home that feels relaxing and clean. I went to BYU-Idaho where I quickly met and wed the love of my life. We were married in an Mormon temple for time and eternity on a beaufiul and perfect summer day. I later graduated with a degree in English. There is nothing more exciting to me than a new and well written novel. I also enjoy reading fun things to my kids. Teaching them each week about the action packed stories in the Book of Mormon and watching them get to know it's characters is very rewarding as an LDS mother.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Mormon church in Utah. It was easy and normal to be of that faith in that time and place. Later in my youth, however, my family moved south where few Mormons could be found. It was no longger easy to believe as I did. I was hated and persecuted for my faith by those I went to school with for the first time in my life. This experience gave me perspective, understanding, and strengthened my testimony in Mormon church. My testimony in the Mormon church and faith in God and Christ has continued to grown greatly through life's experiences. Having children has been the source of much of this growth and strenghtening. I was, at first, unable to conceive children. It took 2 years to concieve my first child and these years were filled with many prayers and tears. One June day, a church leader who held the priesthood gave me a blessing that I would soon be given the blessing of children. The very next month, I finally had my very first positive pregnancy test. My second child was a difficult pregnancy. I was on bed rest with a one-year-old in a new city where we knew no one. One day, six weeks too early, my water seemed to have broken and we rushed to hospital. On the way there, I heard and felt a small voice tell me that all would be well and that I would have the baby that day. The hospital staff denied that my water had broken and were sending me home when my daughter ripped the placenta out as she was putting her foot through the birth canal. We were told we would have had only 20 minutes to live. It would have taken longger than that to reach the hospital from our home. It was a miracle that we were already in the hospital at that exact time. I feel joy and peace when I think of Jesus Christ and know that this is his church. I know our Father in Heavenly Father has guided and protected me though my life. There is too much evidence to deny it.

How I live my faith

My week seems and is normal by all comparrison. I run children to and from school and activites. I frequently enjoy planning parties and get togethers with friends in the area. I have good times and bad times, like anyone. The difference is that my faith gives me more meaning. Having an eternal perspective gives me more hope and patience and gives purpose to every day life. Our family goes to church every week for 3 hours. During that time, we are able to take the sacrament as well as teach and attend classes. Mondays nights are set aside as a day for the famly. We learn about the gospel and do a fun activity. This seems to deapen our relationships with each other. Each night, we say prayers just before bed. We enjoy having fun and throwing parties with friends, but do so without any alcohol or tobacco. We try to lead clean and honest lives as we strive to become more like Christ.