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"As sons and daughters of God, we cherish life as a gift from Him. His eternal plan provides opportunities for His children to obtain physical bodies, to gain earthly experiences, and to realize their divine destinies as heirs of eternal life."
Russell M. Nelson, “Abortion: An Assault on the Defenseless,” Liahona, Oct 2008, 14–19
The last few days I have not been able to stop thinking about a news story that I saw, about Carlos Boozer's family and another family here in Utah. (Here is the link to the story, With Aleck's condition this really hit home, both of these families chose to go and have their embryos tested for disease/disorders/disability, however you want to put it. After testing they choose which embryos get to live, and which do not, their whole purpose is to have a "healthy" child, unaffected by what ever could be passed on to them from the parent(s). I just wanted to cry as I watched the story. I cannot i…

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I kinda forgot about Halloween! We had a fun time at Quintin's school party, and then we carved pumpkins, but after that he got sick and spent the rest of the night throwing up. Better luck next year! If your wondering who the little kitten is, she belongs to one of my friends, that babysit for, isn't she soooo cute! We love our Adda (Addison), thats what Aleck calls her.


Today for our family home evening we are talking about gratitude and blessings. So last night I was going over in my head all of the wonderful things that I have been blessed with in my life, some times I get so caught up in life that I forget how truly blessed I am. I first thought about Chad and what a wonderful husband he is, I don't think that there is another person in this world that could deal with my craziness at times!
Then I thought about my two beautiful boys, and what wonderful blessings they are in my life. I remembered when I was trying to get pregnant with Quintin and we prayed for two years to have a baby, I was beginning to think that it wasn't going to happen and then out of the blue I ended up pregnant, we were so excited. It then took us four years to get pregnant with Aleck, needless to say I didn't always have the best attitude about waiting that long, it was very frustrating at times, but I really tried to remember who was in charge. When Aleck came …