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Hi I'm Erica

I'm full time wife and mother, as well as a part time administrative assistant at a law firm.

About Me

I'm a stay-at-home mom of two children. When the kids are asleep, I work part-time from home for a law firm. And thanks to my supportive husband, I'm also taking night classes/internet courses in order to get my bachelor's degree in nutrition. I met my husband in elementary school and had a crush on him all through junior high and high school, and though we were good friends, we never really dated each other. When he returned home from his mission in Argentina, we were finally able to go through that dating process and then, of course, get married in the Mesa Temple. We are now in the process of living 'happily ever after' ...more or less! I love being a stay at home mom and being able to watch my 3 young children growing up right before my eyes! I'm still trying to figure out this whole "Mom" business and it's not easy being a mom, but there's nothing else I would rather be doing with my life, and there's no one else I would rather be spending my day with. I love seeing the world anew in their wondering eyes.

Why I am a Mormon

Though I was born a member, when I became a teenager, I really wanted to know for myself that the church is true and not just go to church because the rest of my family went to church each week. I read a scripture in the bible that told me how I can know if the principles of the gospel were true. John 7:17 says "If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself." After I read this, I decided to try to live each principle and see for myself if they were true. As I did this, I was able to gain a testimony for myself, precept by precept, that this church is true, and I have never doubted it, since.

How I live my faith

I love the chance I have to work with the young women aged 12 to 18. They are so excited about life and are faced with so many challenges that can affect the rest of their lives. I love being able to be there to show them the consequences of certain choices and helping them to see that the commandments of God are not there to trap them, but instead are there for our own happiness. I hear so many people say that the youth of today are so messed up and the future looks grim, but when I look at these young women with their desire to learn and be the best they can be, I can't help be feel optimistic about this next generation.