Natalie Pickett loves to inspire people to live out their purpose, enjoy life and honor God in all they do. Her blogs provide encouragement and advice that help women live their lives as positive examples as they balance the many hats they wear all while remaining true to their God-given purpose.
While her first love is rocking her wife and mom life, she is blessed to travel throughout the United States training educators in classroom management, early childhood curriculum & assessment in both the public and private school setting.
With twelve years experience as an elementary school teacher, Natalie shares a love for motivating children to be their best academically, spiritually, and physically. Her first book S.E.M.P.L.Y. 4 Girlz© was written to provide girls guidance on how to enjoy their life to the fullest while honoring God and loving others. She is also a licensed Zumba Kids instructor, providing fun fitness classes that promote health and wellness for children and families.
Natalie holds a B.S. in Family Studies from the University of Maryland at College Park where she also became a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She has an M.S. in Special Education from Johns Hopkins University and an ED. S. in Education Leadership from Liberty University. In January 2016, she and her husband Reggie planted Enlightened Church in Bowie Maryland. They have been blessed with three fun-loving and intelligent sons: Reginald, Reese and Ramsey.
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