In middle school and high school, I did not connect with algorithmic mathematical sequences. As I went in to an associate's degree, then an undergraduate, and a master's degree, I took math classes as a requirement. When I applied for graduation with my master's in education, I realized I had taken so many math classes that I could list it as my focus. Primarily, I took them as my "fun classes". With my degree in education, I passed state boards and got my first teaching job in middle school math. My classes' scores increased every year that I taught in public school. However, I was missing out on my own children's infancy, so I switched my career path, and I took a more flexible job as a parent educator. In this job, I did home visitations and coached the primary caregiver to children from birth to five. I completed developmental assessments, assisted with resource needs, and advocated for the family when needed. My life process is more than a job. I live what I teach, and I teach what I live. Most recently, I began teaching for the local college a math GED preparation class to adult students. My greatest joy is seeing a student transform his/her math insecurity and ultimately become a learner with an intrinsic need to learn.