Hi, I’m Natalie Alday. I have been happily married to Tim Alday since 1985. I have 3 children: Jessica (born in 1989), Mallory (born in 1991), and Matthew (born in 1997). My 2 daughters have children of their own. Mallory and Paul’s daughter is Riley; Jessica and Adam have Junior, Reyna, Brennon, and Zayden.
Since about 3 months ago, it’s been just my husband, my son, and myself in our home, out in the country. We live on the front 2 acres of 10 acres, where both my parents and my older sister live. My younger sister and her husband live across the road from me.
I am a teacher and have been teaching for about 19 years, as of 2013. I have taught in both public and Christian schools and have actually home-schooled in the past. I taught elementary school for 4 years and as of 2013, I have taught middle and high school math for 15 years.
I am new to writing. About a year ago, God began giving me a new dream and it was to write. I began typing my feelings out and sharing them with others, which was not exactly taken very lightly. I had to learn that some things that I wrote were just for me and that God wanted them kept between the two of us. I, then, contacted 2 local papers and began writing a column once a week. I am currently still doing that and have been since March 2013.
June 25th, 2013, the day after both my daughter and my mom’s birthday, marks the birth of blogging. I am looking forward to hearing from you, as you make comments.
Remember that we all are “a work in progress”. What I write are more my feelings, my perspectives, or what God is saying to me specifically. My goal is to hopefully bless someone else. 🙂