Meet Krista

Hi!!! My name is Krista. I am an elementary school teacher turned stay at home mom. I like to say that I am on a “living spree,” because I am switching up careers in life and focusing on things that I love to do!

I took a huge leap and ended my teaching career after only 5 years to stay at home with my oldest little boy. This had always been a dream of mine, but I finally made it a reality. Not without some compromise the first couple years, financially and I took in a couple kiddos so I could spend my days with my son as well.

This past year, our family took an even BIGGER leap. We had our second little boy, my husband started his life journey in search of a new job, and moving our family to the Midwest!

This is the first time in my life that I’m doing things without others judgements and biases leading the way for MY life. It feels so liberating! I’m going to be unapologetically ME. Google says this isn’t a word, but I’m making it one.

On this page, you’ll see only real-ness. Too often in life, I’ve found myself trying to be the “perfect” daughter, sister, wife, mother, teacher, friend, etc. It is EXHAUSTING! By no means is that possible and I’m believing that more each day. While visiting my blog, you’ll see lots of things I’ve learned in this season of parenthood. There has been a LOT of refinement coming my way the past year. Yay for living sprees!

So many new changes in my life and priorities that I’m now in search of a village. Being a new mom is hard. Being a new mom of two almost 2,000 miles away from your family and friends (aka HUGE support system) is TOUGH. No joke. We literally moved across the country in three weeks, with a three year old and a four month old. How did we do it?!

Not only this, but I’m almost 30 with a bunch of new people around me, in a new town, newly Christian, strong in my faith, living in a new area of the country. I seek people who have an open mind, searching for answers in this confusing world, willing to be vulnerable and accepting to everyone, ready for the hard times, celebrating the exciting milestones of motherhood or life, and not expecting me to paint a picture of perfection.

Here’s to seeking my village… I hope you’ll come along for the journey with me!