Catherine Melone

Catherine Melone
Catherine Melone
Monterey , United States
Stuff About Me:

The last two years have been the best and most challenging of my life. After ten tears of teaching in the public school trenches, I became a first time mother, went through (first and hopefully only!) divorce, and decided to make a huge lifestyle change to be a full time mother.  This required quitting a job that no longer brought me joy, and with it giving up some security and comfort.  Living full time in a Westfalia van brings a simplicity to life but has its on challenges. This sacrifice brought me an opportunity to raise my daughter full time and teach her daily life lessons while on the road.  I am a happier person, feel lighter and more present, and most importantly: I am a better mother to Alice.  I have faith we will get through these hardships with support from the community we are finally starting to build.  Sometimes it takes getting out there to find your people- and mine seem to find me now thanks to awesome Alice and her friendly demeanor. This life on the road has changed my perspective already and it has only been 5 months! So excited to see what is to come and working to find peace while waiting...

Ever Grateful,

Cat Melone



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Catherine Melone's Fundraisers

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40% Raised of$2,000 Goal