Hobby or Interest:I love working with my hands, currently wood-working, sewing crafts, and mail art projects.
Favorite Movie:The Wisdom of Trauma opened my eyes in many ways, but on the other side of the spectrum, Moana is one of my favorites.
When I’m not working as a Program Manager for a local nonprofit, raising my three kids, or caring for our four chickens, two dogs, or any of the other pets that move through our house, I’m probably engaged in an art project or reading a book. I love learning and have been known to dive deep into a variety of topics.
Lately, I’ve spent much of my time trying to understand the mental health and addiction struggles in my family. This has led to a gradual awareness of the trauma in my early life and how it’s impacted me and my parenting. I’m eager to continue this journey of self-discovery through OPLM.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."
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