Stephanie grew up with her family in Kirkwood, Missouri. She earned a degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, and then a Montessori degree in Atlanta, Georgia.  She also lived in Oklahoma for several years, and now calls Baton Rouge home. She taught PreK and Elementary school part time, full time, and had some stay-at home mom time when her babies were little. She teaches PreK four at Episcopal School of Baton Rouge, and she loves being a teacher mom. In her free time, she enjoys going to Barre class, cooking, traveling, singing, girls' nights, trips to the beach, and spending time with friends and family. She and her husband have two adventurous, adorable boys, ages seven and thirteen, who keep life exciting and hilarious. 

Why All Baton Rouge Parents Should Know About Studyville

Disclosure :: Studyville sponsored this post. Why All Baton Rouge Parents Should Know About Studyville COVID 19 upended the world as we know it for all of us, especially for teens. Students suddenly found themselves isolated...

Moms in the Pandemic, I See You

To all the moms 5 months into the Pandemic, I see you. We have made it through the spring with Distance Learning, we made it through most of the summer coming up with activities...

Take a Trip to Dauphin Island

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Re-imagining Summer

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Living with Teens During COVID-19

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Paying it Forward in a Pandemic

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Easter Isn’t Cancelled! {Celebrating in a Pandemic}

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What I’m Doing to Calm My Children’s Fears Amidst the Coronavirus Concerns

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The Value of Our Family Pet

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Throwing a Mardi Gras Party for Kids

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Have an Allergy-Friendly Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day can be such a fun time for kids to show how much they love their family and friends. For holidays that focus so much on food, it can be a tricky time...

Mama, I See You at Christmas

Mama I see you, holding your new baby on his first Christmas. Amazed at how Christmas is different with your own sweet boy this year. Holding him close and treasuring these moments. Mama I see...