Meet GigglesI am an educator and PhD. I quilt, belly dance, run, read, and try to grow things. I am a Mormon. I am infertile. I am a daughter, sister, aunt, grand-daughter, friend, wife, and mom. more...
The start of foreverBrett and I got married 7 years and 18 days ago.
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Brett and I have attended the temple together every month. As it takes us two hours each way to get to the temple, the whole family goes and it’s a whole day trip and we always come home with doughnuts. And then I realized we kept telling Iddo we were going to the temple, and she loved going and getting the doughnuts, but she wasn’t even seeing the temple. And that wasn’t right. Keep reading
This past May I was given the opportunity to talk in sacrament meeting about how to share our testimonies using social media. It’s a bit of a strange topic, but I had a lot of fun with it. I thought I’d share, via the internet, some of the things I shared in church, kind of bring the whole thing full circle. Keep reading
Temples are one of God’s greatest blessings to us here on Earth. In temples we can make sacred covenants with God as we progress towards exaltation, sealing us together as a family never to be separated, not even and especially, by death. And even more, we can act as proxy for our ancestors who have died and give them the chance to make those same covenants. How great is the love of our Heavenly Father that he does not deny anyone the opportunity for exaltation! Keep reading
If I were to die right now it would really suck for my family. But I have faith in the grace of God. I’m doing my best to iron out my wrinkles and I’m striving to keep the covenants I’ve made with God. I’d be okay on the other side. Keep reading
Whether thankful blessings are the obvious ones or the ones we recognize only in hindsight, I hope I can be better at expressing gratitude for them all. Keep reading
In just over a week Shimri and Shimei will be 18 months old. You’re not alone, I’m not sure how that happened so fast either. Because they can’t possibly be that old already. I know I’m definitely not ready for them to be that old. I keep focusing on the word “may” in the instructions above. They may start nursery at 18 months, but they don’t have to. So maybe I’ll just keep them with me for a while longer. Keep reading