About Me

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Hello there!

My name is Kassie (Kassandra if you want to be formal!). Welcome to my blog, I’m so glad you stopped by! Here’s what you should know about me:

First, I love Jesus and serving Him is my life’s highest calling.

Second, being a mother has changed my whole world in the best way possible!

Third, being a speech-language pathologist to wee littles is my passion!

I’m good at relating to you as a mom while also giving you real, practical advice for you and your little people! All of my posts will be about young children. Some will be general toddler and baby things, many will be speech and language tips, and some might just be mom stuff. The goal is that every one of them will be encouraging, instructive, and easy to read!

I got my undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska-Kearney in communication disorders in 2013. I went on to the wonderful University of Nebraska-Lincoln for my master’s in speech-language pathology and graduated in 2015. I have since worked in an elementary school (pre-k through 6th grade) and for the early development network in two different school districts in the lovely state of Nebraska. I enjoyed my work in the elementary school, but I really found my passion working with very young children- birth to three years old. Since having my own children (the four most wonderful children to walk/crawl this earth!), I have learned so much and my perspective has shifted drastically. I hope you will find my experience as a mom and my expertise as an SLP helpful and relatable!

I decided to start this blog thing for lots of reasons, but one of the main reasons is because I frequently have friends, family, and acquaintances asking me about their child’s development! And in all of that, I realized that I absolutely love helping anybody and everybody with their kids!

Oh and just for kicks, here are 10 fun facts about me:

  1. I am a Nebraska girl, born and raised.
  2. My grandma is one of my favorite people in the whole world, and eating her homemade chocolate cake is heavenly!
  3. I have been to five of the seven continents, and it is on my bucket list to conquer them all!
  4. I love to bake! I especially enjoy baking anything that my family will love.
  5. I LOVE meeting new people and talking to the random cashier at the grocery store.
  6. If bargain shopping were a sport, I think I would have at least made it on a college team!
  7. I found a journal from 7th grade claiming I wanted to be a speech therapist and that’s exactly what happened!
  8. Podcasts are my JAM! I listen to a wide variety of them because I love learning new things!
  9. I’m a novice when it comes to gardening, but I have dreams of becoming a real green thumb!
  10. I often can’t believe how blessed I am to have the incredible family I have been given!