Ready to Go

The all important Frozen bedding. Little House on the Prairie book set. One brown baby doll and one Elsa doll. A book about black history heroes, a book about women’s history, and a book about Malala. A new towel, three hangers, a Tangled toothbrush, and lotion to keep the brown skin from getting ashy. Her own copy of the Book of Mormon, articles of faith, family proclamation, and pictures of the family and scripture stories. Lyric sheets of her favorite songs. Crayons and paper and colored pencils. Three favorite outfits, with her name written in everything. One cool pajamas and one warm pajamas.
This girl is packed for Deaf school next week!

About Emily

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since 2009. I serve as a Chaplain, and work as a counselor. I got bilateral cochlear implants in 2010, but will always love sign language. I choose books over television, and organics over processed. Nothing is as close to flying as ballroom dancing - except maybe running, when in the solo mood. I would rather be outside than anywhere else, especially at the river riding my bike or kayaking. PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy, and currently doing a post-doc in Jewish Studies and an MDiv in Pastoral Counseling. The best thing about Emily World is that it's always an adventure, even if (not so) grammatically precise. The only thing better than writing is being married to a writer. Nathan Christensen and I were married in the Oklahoma City temple on 13 October 2012, and have since fostered more than eighty-five children. We have adopted the six who stayed, and are totally and completely and helplessly in love with our family. Nathan writes musical theater, including "Broadcast" (a musical history of the radio) and an adaption of Lois Lowry's "The Giver". He served his mission in South Korea, has taught song-writing in New York City public schools, and worked as a theater critic for a Tucson newspaper. This is not an official Web site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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