three sweet pups Cera, Marty and Miles, Nintendo, movies and pizza nights from MOD. “We are around each other a lot,” Katie laughs, “It’s not that we’re doing any one activity together as much as we’re living our individual lives in close proximity. We take an interest in the things they do, and they do the same with us. We root each other on and help each other out.” One thing they all agree on? “Board games and vacations,” Katie answers. “We’re running out of room for the board games, so bring on the trips!” As a mom, Katie draws inspiration from those around her saying, “I’m a patchwork of the impressions so many great women have left on my life. From family to friends, mentors, to fellow teachers. If you look at the best parts of people, there is always something to learn.” As a business owner, she seeks to inspire teachers of all classrooms, (both mainstream and non-traditional,) and families to collaborate more and learn from one another. She shares, “I believe as a society, we’re moving more and more towards individualized, ﬂexible paths. Very few things are one-size-ﬁts-all. That’s exciting!” What’s also exciting? Here, Katie shares candid thoughts and encouraging advice that are applicable to all of us, no matter what stage of life we’re in.
May 2019 | TOPSinLex.com
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