All About Mrs. Schroeder

About Me

My name is Monica and I am a proud Mama of two teenagers!  Lily who is 16 and Ian who is 12.  I am a wife of 22 years to a wonderful guy...who puts up with all of my brilliant ideas. Even when he knows for sure I have lost it! I am an elementary school teacher of 20 years.  I have taught grades K-2 but I am currently working as an instructional coach.   Loving every minute of working my dream.  Busy, busy, busy!

Top 10 About Mrs. Schroeder!

So here are the TOP 10 Facts about Mrs. Schroeder!
10. My favorite color is purple.  Any purple!  My high school colors were purple and white...I guess it stuck!  

9. I used to pitch fast-pitch softball.  I still love the game today!  My daughter plays traveling softball but followed in her Daddy's footsteps and is a catcher!  I am her biggest fan!  She also just verbally committed to play college ball at UNC Pembroke!  You can check her out on Twitter!  She is amazing! 


8. I wish I had my son's abs.  Totally has a six pack at 12 years old.  Ian plays baseball and football but ventured into the world of acting and has done several commercials! 



7.  I used to be ADDICTED to Diet Pepsi!  Now I only drink coffee, tea, and water!  A huge accomplishment!  I just got an Apple Watch and I am loving it!  I use it to motivate me to be more active and healthy!                                                                
6. We LOVE our Fur Babies!  We have a chocolate lab named Lila,  a yellow lab named Willow, a calico kitty named Izzy, and a hedgehog named Henry.                                                                                               
5.  I am not a hoarder but I am super sentimental.  I become attached very quickly to items.  I have the keys to all of the homes my husband and I have purchased together.  I have the keys hung by our back door.  Check out the letter from my Grandma!
4. Scared of heights.  No rollercoasters...hate flying...heck getting on a ladder is a BIG deal!  They once had to stop the HUGE rollercoaster at Cedar Point because I was crying!           
2. I am a craft wanna be...I have learned so much about crafting from blogging.  I am still just a beginner with a veteran's dreams!                                                                                           
1.  Speaking of dreams.  Friends~ I am living mine every day.  I have been married to a wonderful man for 22 years.  (Been together 25.)  I have two beautiful children that are the light of my life.  I get to work at an amazing school as an instructional coach and inspire brand new teachers.  Every day I get to wake up to this and I know that I am blessed.