I worked at a daycare, at a summer camp, and I worked with the Phuture Phoenix program at UW-Green Bay where I mentored lower-income students so that they had a chance to go to college.Justin, meanwhile, was still trying to find his niche.So I applied and landed my dream job: being a 4K teacher at Luxemburg Elementary! They wanted me to wait a little while before I came in to let the baby grow a bit.
I saved all of my money so that I could go to college to become a teacher.
Because I was the first person in my family to go to college, my parents didn’t quite understand how college worked, or what it took to go down that path.
Tiffany: "I grew up in a small town about 20 minutes outside of Green Bay called Luxemburg.
We lived in a small trailer across the road from a farm.
My mom was a bartender, so she worked nights, and my dad worked out of town a lot.
We had a lot of babysitters because my parents weren’t around much.
He worked in shipyards for a while in Sturgeon Bay, did a year in an automotive program at the tech school, worked for his uncle’s mechanic shop, but just couldn’t find something he was happy with until he landed an apprenticeship with a mechanical contracting company.
He works in the sheet metal department and he’s been there ever since.
I really feel like if women had that support system it would make those difficult times easier.
It would be so much more helpful if we didn't have that idea in our culture that we shouldn't talk about it. He was a tough one — very fussy, almost a beastly child.
The baby was gone.” Justin: “I was working at the time, and I knew she was going to the doctor.