Hi! I'm Tish Schaefer and I'm so happy to be here. I am a Full-time English teacher to 7th and 8th graders. I am currently taking some time off to be at home with my son, but I cannot wait to be back into my regular schedule. I also have a Health and Wellness business, where I teach women to embrace who they are, while also creating lasting lifestyle changes. I enjoy long hikes, camping and down time with my family.

Go, See, Explore: Forest Exploration Center

We’ve always been a camping family and a family that loved the outdoors, so much so that my husband once made me a PowerPoint on the type of RVs/Campers we could get. Needless to...

My Hair, My Identity

The other day I was at the park with my family and I saw two little girls there playing. They were playing so well on the swings, but the woman they were with was...

Zoo Pass: More BANG For My BUCK

When I decided to take the year off and spend more time with my son, I was unsure what the days would look like. I worried that it would either be a) boring or...

Comparison is the Thief of Joy

Comparison is the thief of joy. Yesterday I talked to another mom who genuinely hurt my feelings. I often don’t care about what people say, I am my own woman after all, but I was...

So Have I For You – My Journey Through Interracial Relationships

When I was younger, my mom would take one Saturday a month to deep clean the house. Often we knew it was coming because we would be woken by the sounds of gospel music...

Help! I’m Having An Identity Crisis!

 Help! I’m having an identity crisis. Talking to a friend yesterday we laughed at how we once said we would NEVER stay at home to be moms. We both found such pleasure and joy in...

Breastfeeding: Support for Me

I am 20 days from a year of breastfeeding, and I needed support to achieve this. For those of you who weren’t around initially, Carter was born at 5 lbs 15oz. He was...

My Son’s Allergy Turned Me Into A Dairy-Free Mama

I remember the first time he had an allergic reaction. As all Wisconsinites love to do during the summer months, we were Up North, and we could not figure out what was hurting his...

Fitness Saved My Life

I think fitness saved my life.Okay, I could be exaggerating, but I definitely think that fitness and nutrition have turned me into the person I want to be, gotten me out of a rut,...

I Just Want to Be Left Alone

I just want to be left alone. I remember very vividly the first time I said this to my husband. Obviously, it was POST baby. Pre-baby (and pre-pregnancy), I wanted all the cuddles, kisses, and...