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Hi I'm Teri.

I am a wife, a mother of 4, and a classified substitute in our school district. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been married for 25 years. I have two daughters in high school, and a daughter and a son who are serving missions in Brazil right now. I love watching my kids play soccer, lacrosse, winterguard, and going to their band concerts. I enjoy playing volleyball, hiking and camping with the family, reading, photography, scrapbooking. I love music. I love family traditions. I just started running. I have never, ever been a runner but have always admired those that do. I made a goal to run a 10K with my oldest daughter when she gets home from Brazil.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of the church my whole life. I have always accepted its teachings, and have always known it to be true. It all makes sense. I have a great relationship with my Heavenly Father. I know that He is there and that He loves me. I know that Jesus Christ atoned and died for me so that I can be forgiven and can live with Him again. Going to church each week makes me happy. I know that the things that are taught are true because the Holy Ghost testifies to me of their truthfulness.

How I live my faith

As a mother of four, my life is very hectic. One of the best days of the week, for me, is Sunday. My whole family goes to church together, and we all love being there. We turn off the TV and the radio and put on music that invites the spirit. There is a peaceful, relaxing atmosphere in our home. We read. We bake together. We play games. We have dinner together. We are able to escape the busy, noisy world around us. Aaaaaaah! Monday nights we have family night. Wednesday nights my kids go to their youth activities and spend time with other youth that have the same beliefs and standards. We say family prayer at night. We always try our best to live the commandments and the standards of the church because they keep me and my family safe from so many worldly dangers and self-inflicted consequences. And that is so very important to me as I send my teenagers off to school each day. They make good choices, they are kind, they work hard, and they are respected. I know that their character, and mine, have been molded and developed because of guidelines given to us by a loving and caring Heavenly Father. I pray each day. I am so grateful to be able to communicate with Heavenly Father, especially when I am struggling with something or am worried. I can feel peace and know that everything will be okay.