About Me

About Me

Hi. I’m Andrea. A mom of three kids under five (pic above about sums it up), a wife and a girl who was fed-up living a life that left me discontent, unhappy and wondering if it would ever get better. I’m also a girl who, for some reason, was gifted with determination, drive and a [...]

Timing is Everything, Especially When You Have Kids!

Timing is Everything, Especially When You Have Kids!

I always seem to have the worst timing. Take for example the time when I was changing my daughter. Not great timing on my part. First time mom, first time poop explosion. Shocking is what it was. I had no idea that could happen. Or, the time we took the kids out, only to have [...]

Overwhelmed?

Overwhelmed?

My daughter has Mosaic Down Syndrome (Click here for more info)and struggles with her speech. She has a hard time finding the right words to say in order to express herself. We want the very best for her, so we put her in speech therapy. We hoped the extra support would help her develop quicker. [...]

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyways!

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyways!

Feel the fear and do it anyways.  This is what was racing through my mind as I walked out the door of First West for the very last time. I had worked for this organization for over seven years, built my career, gained invaluable experience and made some life-long friends. With no clear path ahead [...]