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Hi I'm Robin

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in a small town in Idaho. I taught elementary school. I am a wife and the mother of three small children.

About Me

Some of the things I enjoy doing are: reading, blogging, people watching, going to national parks, site seeing, traveling, camping, and spending time with my family! I lived a simple life in a small town in Idaho, I am the second oldest of eight children. I love children, and pursued a degree in Elementary Education. I taught second grade in a small town in Utah for two years. I know that each child has the light of Christ within them, and I felt lucky to be in the presence of children each day! Now I am blessed to have my own children, a daughter and two sons that keep me very busy. I am currently a stay at home mom. I "try" to keep everything together at home while my husband works as a nurse anesthetist for a local hospital. Each day is a struggle to balance my life, children, cooking, cleaning, relationships, and hobbies. However, with the continued strength I receive from family, friends, and a loving Heavenly Father my burdens are lighter!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the Latter-day Saint faith; my parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents were all Mormons! However, I have learned for myself that I can only find true happiness by living the gospel standards. As a young college student I stopped going to church and got busy with homework, and sleeping in on Sunday mornings! I soon realized that something was really lacking in my life, I was missing the strength that I got from my church meetings. Everybody goes through times in their lives when they aren't as spiritually minded as they could be. However, many psychologists have stated that in order to manage one’s life successfully we must tend to our spirits with prayer, meditation, and religious observance. Being a Mormon gives me all of those things. We have a living prophet who guides us, we have twelve apostles (just like Christ set-up His church in ancient times)! The apostles speak to us, and give us guidance that is applicable to our day in age! When they speak, I can feel my Savior's love through their words. When I read The Book of Mormon the stories of faith and courage give me strength to live my own life in a Christ-like way. Simply put, I am a Mormon because it makes me a better person and gives me a guide to be more like my Savior.

How I live my faith

I help lead and plan activities with the young women in our church ages 12-18. I have planned their annual week long camp-out for over 3 years. We spend time in nature learning survival skills, hiking, swimming, making crafts and just enjoying nature. My favorite part of planning camp is spending time in nature, and looking around at all the creations God has made for us to enjoy.