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Paula Oxoby-Hayett

Bio: Paula is the coordinator of the “Taos Loves Kids” program, which provides parenting classes and support for parents and caregivers with children 0-5. Paula was born and raised in Argentina and moved to Taos in 2007. She received her Bachelors of Education from the University of Mar del Plata, Argentina and her Masters of […]

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Carla Vigil

Bio: Carla Vigil is a born and raised Taos native and is now raising her family on the same land her Grandfather passed down to his  children and grandchildren.  Carla has 2 daughters who teach her daily about love, patience and kindness and a partner who is endlessly supportive.  Carla enjoys reading, spending time with […]

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Kathy Theriot

Bio: Kathy has dedicated her education and career to helping people.  She graduated from New Mexico State University in 2006.  Her degree is in Family and Consumer Sciences, an emphasis in Family and Child Science, and a minor in Counseling and Educational Psychology.   In 2016 she earned a Family Infant Studies certificate from Central New […]

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Feliz Medina

Bio: Feliz was born and raised in Taos. Her primary job is being a mother to an outgoing adventurous toddler! Feliz enjoys exploring the outdoors and sharing her love of gardening and nature with her daughter. She also enjoys baking and crafting, although there does not seem to be enough time for these things probably […]

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Drew Holsapple

Bio: Drew grew up in Los Alamos, New Mexico spending much of his formative years roaming the canyons that sprawl across town and the verdant slopes of the surrounding Jemez mountains. He has lived around the state, doing stints in Santa Fe, Las Cruces, and Taos. Drew is currently pursuing a degree in Nursing. In […]

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Melissa Smith

Melissa Smith’s background is in education. She taught high school math and science with licensure in secondary Language Arts. She found herself in Taos by way of Carson, Santa Fe, and western Massachusetts. Taos is now home, where she learns daily from her two beautiful children who effortlessly present all the lessons she needs. In […]

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Jeannie Ross

Bio: Jeannie was born and raised in Kentucky.  Enchanted by the mountains, she relocated to Taos after graduating from Tulane University in 1991.  She has focused her career on supporting families and children.  She has been a teacher, home visitor, parent educator, and program coordinator.  She is a certified Love and Logic, Circle of Security, […]

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Ana Medina

Bio: Ana is a home visitor for the First Steps Program, joining the family in October 2014 after participating in the program as a client. She was born in Chihuahua, Mexico and has been living in Taos NM since 2003. She is fluent in English and Spanish. Ana is currently pursuing her degree in Social […]

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Molley MacCracken

Bio: Molley MacCracken is the mother of two beautiful adult children. She is also grandmother to two young children. Molley studied midwifery with Elizabeth Gilmore and is a certified childbirth educator. She received her Infant Mental Health endorsement in 2012. She has been home visiting with First Steps since 2009. She finds solace and renewal […]

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Beth Enson

Bio: Beth Enson has been a home visitor for five years. She loves connecting with people in the life-changing process of becoming parents. Home visiting provides a chance to talk, feel and reflect about the experiences we have with our kids and that they have with us, experiences that allow us to know ourselves on […]

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Jaci Imberger

Bio: Jaci and her family moved from Chicago to Taos in 2002.  She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Iowa in 1986.  She has been a bedside nurse, a nurse manager, HIV research coordinator, Nursing Director for a HIV independent living facility and home visitor for families prenatal to three.  […]