About Me

"Mama Leisha" is an avid reader, a lover of cookies, and an award winning writer! She is a champion of motherhood and a believer in strengthening and supporting women. She is a mother of three, a wife, a speaker, a humanitarian, and an advocate of autism awareness.


Aleisha has always loved to write. Her passion for writing led her to pursue an English degree from Utah State University. Her beloved blog, “She Calls Me Mama Leisha," began as a way for her to document her life as a busy mother. She writes about the humorous, the quirky, and the meaningful moments in the every day. She has also written for:

--tofw.com (Time Out For Women)
--AmericanMothers.org
--The Wood Connection
--Deseret Book
--My Craft Channel

Aleisha has worked with Utah's First Lady Jeannette Herbert in support of her Uplift Families initiative. She auditioned for and then made the cast of Northern Utah's "Listen To Your Mother" show--a national movement that celebrates motherhood via short essay. She has appeared on ABC 4 news, KSL's Studio 5, The Matt Townsend show, and The Lisa Valentine Clark Show on BYU Radio.

Aleisha is the proud owner of a non-profit organization, "Season's Readings," which delivers new books to children in need at Christmastime. She also founded a very special and unique service project called, "Porch Pinatas," and has delivered pinatas to people in need of "a little love and sunshine" all across the country. Lastly, she is the founder of The Angel Mother Project--delivering gift bags to women who have lost their mothers on Mother's Day.