We could not be more proud! She stayed with the Brazilian Grandparents for a few days, within a few days she was speaking the language like a native again! She got to the MTC and she was put with a Brazilian group. It means no language training for her. She will go to the mission … More She is in a Brazilian Group
This morning we woke up so excited about Rafa. We had a chance to talk to her before she left to the Missionary Training Center in Sao Paulo. It was an exciting morning and we all were waiting to finally see the pictures of her as a missionary. Rafa’s cousins took her to the MTC. … More She is officially a missionary!!
Rafaela had an amazing time in Sao Paulo with her Brazilian Grandparents. She said she ate too much. Everyone wanted to feed her and she loves Brazilian food so she had to eat and eat! Hahahaha She had a hard time the first few days because she missed the family but she realized that she … More Rafaela in Sao Paulo
I believe all missionary moms go through the same thing but I haven’t felt this before. It was my first experience as a mom to have my baby leave. I was probably in denial from day one. I knew she was graduating from High School and she was going somewhere after the school was over. … More A mom’s goodbye to her missionary!
In July we had a chance to go through the temple with Rafa, to help her prepare for her mission. It was an incredible experience as a mom to see our beautiful daughter make eternal covenants with our Heavenly Father. She experienced all kinds of emotions. But she knew the importance of doing this. She … More Rafa’s First Temple Experience