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Cherie is passionate about helping people, loves adventure and is always ready to try something new. She started her career as a classroom teacher and taught third grade through high school. Upon completing seventeen years of teaching, Cherie switched gears and trained as a clinical esthetician. After working as a skin care educator for a few years, she opened a day spa. While running a business, she completed her seminary training and holds a master’s degree in theology. Her life experience has equipped her to meet the needs of people: mind, body, and soul. Cherie spends her time overseeing her business, volunteering as a chaplain at the state hospital, writing for her blog, and speaking at women’s events. Cherie lives with her husband in Bow, NH and together they have four daughters, one grandson, and a grandchild, affectionately referred to as Baby Bird, arriving in July. She enjoys hiking, cooking, cello lessons, and creating beautiful spaces.
100 Things a Grit and Grace Woman Believes

Some of life’s storms come and go with little impact on our daily lives and hardly disrupt our normal routines. Some storms of life

how to get your hormone health in check

The third time is a charm they say. Well, I sure hope so. I’m tired of washing this same load of laundry, the load

When and How to Start Your Child's Skincare Routine

I still have the picture. My third grade class photo, the one in which I wore my Snoopy necklace and cowl neck sweater, the

5 Words All Good Friends Need to Know How to Say

If I asked you to describe good friends, I bet the answer your picture would paint would look a lot like mine. The canvas

5 Ways Blended Families Can Be Happy and Healthy

I didn’t set out to be a “stepmother;” I never thought I would have a “second” husband. The words, “divorce,” “single mom,” "stepparent," and

Why You Need to Forgive When Forgiveness Seems Impossible

If you aren’t sure of what a charged word looks like, consider the word forgiveness. If forgiveness was a door it would be the

Can Faith Bring Hope to Everything Even Anxiety

Although I should be sleeping like a baby, I’m wide awake. The projection clock shines 3 am on the ceiling. Still too early to

This Is What Happens When You Embrace Quiet Spaces

A momma deer and her delicate fawn pay us a visit. We watch them stroll across our back lawn, munching clover on their way

Now You Can Face Change Full of Hope

I hear the sand crunch under my tires as I make the last left turn toward home. My house, the last one on this

When Life Is Wearing You Out

I’ve watched it many times. Always off the east coast, always over the Atlantic. The arrival of the orange orb announced by its preceding

How to Lean in and Find Rest

It happens at the end of every day. She hears him before I do, stands at the door, and stares with fixed concentration. By

How to Enjoy Your Staycation on a Budget

Motivated by a love for family and a lifestyle of living within their means, my parents planned a stay-at-home vacation before "staycations" were a

When I’m Worn Out, I Think About Who Planted Me

His name was James. He planted the blueberry bushes in our yard years ago, when our yard was his yard. I only spoke with