2012

2012. The year I graduated as an adult from Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA. 2012. The year I was awarded honors, a bachelors in education and political science, recognized for my leadership on campus and awarded with a top honor as being an educator who would influence education! Who knew it would take 2 mental breakdowns, sobriety, releasing myself from expectations, saving my son … Continue reading 2012

Hi, world.

Hi, world. My name is Allison. I am a mom, teacher, sister, advocate, friend, fighter, survivor of depression, recovered alcoholic, reader, camper, hikers, photographer, blogger, PTSD overcomer, homeschool parent, employee at Target, hairdresser, motivator, leader, not a very good writer, traveler, victim of bullying, military brat, petite in height, lover of folk music, adventurer, volunteer, game changer, quiet, educator in wellness, listener, empath, horrible cook, … Continue reading Hi, world.

This Fix is Right Here

As a mom, community member, and teacher, I have seen and heard stories from around our nation asking for help with teens and everyone is scrambling to find answers. I am also asking those same questions. Why are kids so sad? Why are kids struggling with anxiety, depression? Why are they turning to drugs? Why are they disengaged about school? Why? Why? Why? Those are … Continue reading This Fix is Right Here