I live in a seaside community in Northeast Florida where I am a mother and writer.   I have a master’s degree in education and have always been passionate about teaching and learning.  I’ve worked as an elementary school Carrie3teacher and view childhood as a critical stage laying the foundation for compassion and creative thinking.  From this perspective, my mother, Sharon Elliott, and I co-wrote A Child’s Way: Slowing Down for Goodness Sake, a lovely little book which opens our hearts to the ways in which children help us to reach our potential.

The birth of my daughter in 2007 was a peak, transformational experience which I continue to use as a guiding metaphor for giving birth to anything in me which is creative.  A lover of words and freedom, my writing reflects an openness to the unknown and unexpected.  I draw from the essence of my own experiences and further global awareness by creating new perspectives and connecting mind with heart.  I believe we are moving toward a world based on the oneness of all things, and as we evolve ourselves, we evolve the world.

I am a DONA trained birth doula and BOLD Method Birth Facilitator, and use this wisdom for supporting the birth of new ideas.

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