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Hi I'm Tiffany.

I grew up in Southern California close to the beach & Disneyland. I work in a Kindergarten classroom & I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm expecting my first child. He's due around Christmas & New Year's! We'll be celebrating for many reasons when the time comes. I graduated this past year in Elementary Education with an Early Childhood Minor. I lived in Cleveland, OHIO for a while and fell in love with the fall leaves you see. Some of my hobbies include dancing, theater, singing, and searching the internet for fun kid activities & crafts. My husband loves golfing and hunting, so for the next month or so, we'll be spot lighting for Elk up on the mountain! I love learning new things and going on road trips to interesting places.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was a teenager, I wasn't sure what I believed in. I figured there was a God somewhere out there and I knew He loved me but everything else was up for debate. I went to a few different churches with my friends and after I went, I came away from the services with more questions about what I believed for myself. I never felt like I got what I was looking for from the services I attended with them. I soon learned that teenagers in the Mormon church went to class every morning before high school at 6:00 am! I thought that was EARLY but I was intrigued that people would voluntarily show up every day to learn about God. I set my alarm one morning and decided to try it out. I loved learning about the Old Testament each morning and, over time, realized that I began feeling a joy & happiness in my life that I hadn't felt anywhere else. As time went on, I learned about Joseph Smith being a teenager who searched churches and wanted to find the truth about God. He asked God and got a remarkable answer. A year or so later, I was camping in Arizona and found myself alone in the beautiful nature. I had this feeling of love and joy come over me again. I'm not sure, looking back, if I was wondering about churches at the time, but thoughts came into my heart and mind. The thoughts were that God loved me so much, that I'd never be alone even when I feel alone, and that the story I had heard about Joseph Smith finding out the truth about God really happened. During that year, I read and prayed about the Book of Mormon and discovered it was scripture just like the Old and New Testament I loved learning about. Ten years later, I still continue to have experiences that strengthen my faith that the Mormon faith, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, is God's one and only true church. In my opinion, the more we know about God's true character and commandments, the more happiness we can experience, if we choose to follow them. That's why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I work in a kindergarten classroom in the afternoons, and so when I wake up, I have time to read from the Bible and/or Book of Mormon. It's one of my favorite times during the day. I try to exercise after that, and, trust me, the reading is much more enjoyable than the exercise! Each Sunday, I attend church and feel like God, my Heavenly Father, is pleased with that. I often think about things that He wants me to do. I get together with other ladies from church and we sometimes have retreats up at someone's cabin. Sometimes I'll teach the teenage girls or younger children about God's commandments on Sundays. Teaching helps me to learn and love them more. When I look at those teenage girls, I remember what it was like when I was their age and remember being unsure about myself & my beliefs. Some of them are so sure of what they want to become and how they are going to live a decent life. Others seem to focus mostly on friends and fun. Being involved at church is a neat thing. Everyone gets to serve in one way or another and I'm blessed because of it.