We are excited to introduce you to one of the many amazing moms that we have gotten to know at YoungLives. Kelsey found time in her busy schedule to answer a few questions that we threw out to her and I’m pretty sure you’re going to love getting to know her a little better and hearing how YoungLives has impacted her life.
How long have you been coming to YoungLives? • I’ve been coming for a year now and it has been the best year of my life.
How did you find out about YoungLives? • Through my old high school. When I first found out I was pregnant, I was out of high school but wanted to try to connect with some mom groups and I knew that one of my high school teachers would know of some.
How would you describe what YoungLives is to a friend that doesn’t have a baby? • I would describe it as a safe, fun, loving group of people who are there to support and love on you with no judgment.
What would you say to another teen parent to convince them to give YoungLives a try? • I would say that you won’t regret coming to one meeting! The overwhelming amount of love and support that they give you just makes you feel that you are not alone. The mentors truly listen to you and are here for you no matter what.
What is your favorite part about club night? • My favorite is when we break off into arts & crafts time. During this time the guys go off with the guy mentors and girls with the girl mentors. I like how we get a chance to talk more one-on-one with the mentors while doing a fun activity.
What are your dreams/goals? • To one day get married, have a good mindset on life, graduate from college, be the best mom that I can be for my daughter.
What’s the hardest part about being a mom? What’s the BEST part? • The hardest part is learning to balance being a mom, my social life, and school. The best part about being a mom is waking up and seeing my baby’s face. I love watching her grow and learn new things everyday.