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Hi I'm Kristina

I'm a Mother. I'm an Art Director. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the Maryland suburbs of DC, but have lived all over the country. I am a graphic designer, currently holding the position of Art Director at an Alexandria, VA based company that has treated me well for 10+ years! For many of those years, I have had the privilege of working from my home, which allows me to be a stay-at-home working mom. I love being able to be here for my kids, and to be able to watch them grow and learn while still helping to provide for them and keep myself engaged in the graphic design field. I love art, music, reading books, and have a slight obsession with British TV. And American TV.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because my parents, when they were in high school, gave me and the rest of my siblings an amazing gift by searching out answers to their questions and finding them in the LDS church. Their conversion story is not mine to share, but I am eternally grateful that they decided to become Mormon and then live the Gospel and Christ's teachings to the fullest extent, thus allowing me to be born into a family and a church that has been my saving grace since day 1. I am STILL a Mormon because, as a young woman, I questioned, tested, and prayed about the teachings of this church, the Book of Mormon, and the events leading up to the Restoration of the Church, and found answers through prayer, scriptures and the Holy Ghost. The Spirit confirmed to me that they are true. I am most happy when I am keeping myself in line with the teachings of Jesus Christ and his prophets and apostles, as provided through the scriptures and the living prophets we have today.

How I live my faith

While I hold a (voluntary) leadership position in our church, I live my faith most through being a wife and mother. Our church values family above almost all else, and I enjoy teaching my kids about the gospel and how to be good people, as well as learning some of those same things from them. I also have served in several capacities within our church congregation, including teaching anyone from young children to adults in Sunday meetings. Currently I am working with the young women ages 12-18, which entails Sunday lessons and weekly mid-week activities where the girls serve, fellowship each other, develop friendships and skills, and also learn to become like Christ. We as leaders plan with the girls all their activities with the goal of building character, serving others, and strengthening testimony of Christ, His Atonement, and his Plan for all of us.