Katie is a wife and a proud mom of two young children and has an extensive background in childhood education and social-emotional development. She holds her Master’s in Education and keeps her diverse teaching experience close to her heart, having taught junior kindergarten, kindergarten, and 1st-grade general education, social skills in grades pre-k through 2, and various subject areas in grades 3 through 8. Katie has also worked virtually with thousands of youth in China and has taught in her church’s youth formation program for over 10 years. Her current focus is on raising her son and daughter to be happy, curious, and confident individuals whose childhood year are full of wonder and love. Katie enjoys being outdoors, traveling with her family, and connecting with other moms and toddlers. She hopes to encourage other moms to savor the journey of motherhood- magical moments, messiness, and everything in between!