Thursday, May 13, 2010

Writer's Workshop: My Life As I Know It



After working in Publishing for 9 years, Andrea decided that it was time to move on and start doing something more for PEOPLE than for, well, more WITH people than sitting in front of a computer. Or so she thought. Do you know how much paperwork is involved in social work? Working as a child and family therapist she found herself on the floor playing with young children daily, while trying to convince their parents that this was, indeed, therapeutic work! After nearly 3 years in the field, Andrea and her husband relocated from Brooklyn, NY to Raleigh-Durham, NC. While searching for work in family therapy, she learned that she'd be starting her very own family shortly! So as not to come and go in her future clients' lives, she decided to hold off on working until after the baby arrived. And now she is a SAHM to a 3-year-old bundle of energy who keeps her on her toes daily! She did obtain her social work license in NC, and is working hard at getting the required 40 CEUs to renew it next month. As it is important to her to be able to maintain that license and head back into the field at some point, to help children and families in need.

**And there you have it. Life before you knew me. And life as you know it for me now. I hope you'll turn the page and come on in to learn the details. And I look forward to sharing the coming days with you, as well!
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6 comments:

fanderson said...

Look forward to the details!! So tough having to redo what you all ready have!! SAHM is fun but love that you have it in you to work and Social Work for that matter!! You are awesome and I am sure you will have it all done in no time!! Keep me posted!! ~@hipcop

Natalie said...

I have an almost three year old, so I know all about the bundle of energy (that's a very nice way to put it!). I enjoyed getting to know you!
Stopping by from Mama Kat's to say hello!

alabaster cow said...

hi from mama kat's! enjoyed this piece! you have a new follower. :)

Jessica said...

Very well done! I just got through telling someone that I wanted to do this prompt, but I wasn't creative enough. That's why I chose to bash Hannah Montana.

Kristi {at} Live and Love...Out Loud said...

That was great and so inspiring as well! Your particular field is a one that reaches out to so many people in need.
Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting on my Writer's Workshop post. Have a great day.

Kristi, Live and Love...Out Loud
@TweetingMama

Jenners said...

I play on the floor all the time but nobody pays me for it!

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