"Mama Leisha" is a lover of cookies, a wearer of lipstick, an avid reader, and a Diet Coke drinker! She is a champion of motherhood and a believer in strengthening and supporting women. She is a mother of three, a wife, a blogger, a speaker, an advocate of autism awareness, and an award-winning writer.
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. Her short story, “Mom Song," won first place in a national literature competition sponsored by American Mothers, Inc. She has written for:
--tofw.com (Time Out For Women)
--The Wood Connection
--Blue Nile Jewelry
--My Craft Channel
Aleisha has worked with Utah's First Lady Jeannette Herbert in support of her Uplift Families initiative and parenting conference. 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 KSL's Browser 5.0 as the "Blogger of the Week," ABC 4 news, KSL's Studio 5, and The Matt Townsend show on BYU Radio. She currently tapes webisodes for "Get Creative with Canon," airing on My Craft Channel. Aleisha is the proud owner of a non-profit organization, "Season's Readings," which delivers new books to children in need at Christmastime.
She currently sits on the Utah state board for American Mothers, Inc.
She feels most blessed to be “Mama Leisha” and recognizes it as her greatest accomplishment!