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Hi I'm Allie

I live in Southern California. I'm a wife, a mom, and a doula. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the wife of the world's greatest guy, and the mother to two adorable kiddos. My three-year-old and one-year-old keep me on my toes and have expanded everything in my life. My little family has taught me a lot about myself and the world around me. I am fortunate to live a life full of love. I make my family and home my top priority, and thankfully my husband's Chiropractic career has allowed me to do that full time at this stage in our lives. But on the side, I also work as a doula ... which is a birth companion. I absolutely love being able to help couples experience the miracle of welcoming a new soul into the world. It is a spiritual experience, and a work I feel very passionately about. Besides all those responsibilities, I adore running, beaches, travel, reading, and writing ... and watch out world, one day I'm going to write some fabulous books.

Why I am a Mormon

Being Mormon has always felt like the easy decision for me, which logically makes me feel like it should be quite dull. But when I look back on my life, I am just amazed at how much there is to this gospel. The gospel is simple. It is easy to understand and the feelings it brings are incredible. Knowing and feeling the things that you do in the very beginning, when you're only just learning the gospel, are really all you need to know. But what I love is that there is always more to learn. The gospel has kept me engaged in so many ways, it is interesting and detailed. I feel like I am constantly learning new things, but each of those new things click into place with everything I had previously learned. And so, I go about my life putting tiny puzzle pieces together, while in reality I have the big picture already in my heart and my mind. It means everything to me. I am so glad that I have it.

How I live my faith

My faith is a part of every single thing I do. I was blessed to be born into this church, and so it feels natural to have it woven into my daily life. My family and I pray individually and together, we study scriptures and talk about the things they teach. We try to remember each and every person around us is a child of God and that they should be treated as such. In church, my husband and I currently get to work together as Cub Scout leaders. Our church works together with the Boy Scout organization to teach our boys all kinds of values and skills. My husband and I meet with our group once a week and work toward getting all sorts of achievements for the boys. It's hilarious, inspiring, and requires some real effort.