Choose Love

When I was pregnant with Quinn a tragic event occurred in my hometown.  It rocked our community to its core and even though I was not currently living there, it made an everlasting impact on me.  I remember checking Facebook on my phone very quickly before heading to lunch duty.  One of my friends had … Continue reading Choose Love


The Second Love of My Live

The day my daughter was born I found myself falling in love for the second time in my life.  As soon as she entered the world and was placed on my chest, tears leaked out of my eyes and streamed down my cheeks.  I was still shaking uncontrollably from the physical task that had just … Continue reading The Second Love of My Live

When I Stopped Singing

Music was always an integral part of my life.  I grew up singing in school and church choirs.  I annoyed my family for decades singing along to the radio at full volume.  I had aspirations to be a musician and even attended college on a partial music scholarship.  Karaoke was one of my favorite group … Continue reading When I Stopped Singing

Kindness, Not Weakness

I am a person who believes strongly in modeling kindness through my actions and teaching the next generation the importance of being kind to one another.  As a teacher I run school wide assemblies and programs to help students understand the impact being kind can have.  With my children I have conversations and read books … Continue reading Kindness, Not Weakness