Nicole Davies

Hello! My name is Nicole and I am a Marine spouse and mother of three daughters, ages 16, 10, and 7. I have been a stay-at-home mom most of their lives while also pursuing my Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. In the past I have worked as a social worker for child welfare in the state of Pennsylvania. I have also taught preschool for ages 2.5 - 4. During my master’s program I interned as a therapist at an inpatient psychiatric hospital working with adults, teens, and kids. My ultimate goal is to become an independently licensed therapist. Our family has lived in Onslow County for 10 of the last 15 years, which has given my children a stability that is rare among military families. While NC has been my home for several years now, I am still a Yankee at heart! I will always choose a Philly cheesesteak over a pulled-pork sandwich. In addition to taking care of my family and my educational pursuits, I enjoy traveling to destinations near and far; a novel in which I can get lost; and chatting with friends over a good cup of coffee.

lawanna-wooden

Hello everyone! My name is LaWanna, a Southern California girl who made her way to Eastern North Carolina via my Marine husband who stole my heart over 22 years ago. We are blessed to be proud parents of four very beautiful and unique daughters aged 23, 22, 16 and 14, each at their own place in life. The oldest is career driven and the mother of a beautiful five year old daughter who started kindergarten this fall, the second is a college junior experiencing life in a whole new world but truly finding her way, we also have the honor and privilege of co-parenting our beautiful 16 year old niece, an avid competitive cheerleader and a gifted high school junior and the youngest is a diehard soccer player, a high school freshman with a personality all her own! I love that our blended family exceeds the ordinary borders and as you can imagine we cherish the days when there is a drama free moment in our home; where females outnumber males, although my husband insists "HE RULES THE HOUSE!" I am hoping there are others out there who can relate and appreciate our craziness. I am excited to share with all of you who are also parenting new generation TEENS. I can truly say it’s an experience all of which I wouldn't trade for anything in the world! I believe their unique personalities make them who they are as young women and each encounter makes me strive to be "ever better" as a parent!

 

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