Amy E. Ekblad
Amy Ekblad is a homeschooling mom of 12 children on earth and 9 angels in Heaven. Last year while pregnant with her 12th child she completed her Bachelor's Degree proving once again that all things are possible with God. Follow her family life here at http://www.ekblad9.blogspot.com
Barb Szyszkiewicz is a wife, mom, Secular Franciscan and freelance writer. Her three children. She enjoys writing, cooking, and reading. In her “free” time she volunteers at the school library and is a music minister at her parish. Barb blogs at FranciscanMom and shares her family’s favorite diabetic-friendly recipes at Cook and Count.
Carissa Douglas is a homeschooling mother of eight children aged 11 years and under with twins on the way. She is a Catholic speaker as well as the author and illustrator of a Catholic children's book series, Little Douglings. In her spare time... hahaha, what spare time? Visit her website at http://www.littledouglings.com/
Monica Kusatz McConkey
Monica Kusatz McConkey, mom of 5, is usually blogging about Catholic crafts at EquippingCatholicfamilies.com. The Catholic teaching tools she has developed are available through Arma Dei, the Catholic family publishing company . She is one of the founders of the Catholic Bloggers Network.
Lara Bounassif and her husband have two beautiful kids: a boy and a girl twins. Lara has a masters in business from HEC business school and masters in business law from the Sorbonne law school. She enjoys reading and writing, especially on her blog at http://mothertotwins.org/ Lara from Lebanon, currently she and her family are living in France.
Donna Cooper O’Boyle
Donna Cooper O’Boyle is the host of EWTN’s Everyday Blessings for Catholic Moms and Catholic Mom’s Cafe, and has authored several books, including Embracing Motherhood and Catholic Mom’s Cafe. Visit Donna’s new website at http://www.donnacooperoboyle.com/ to find out about her latest books, talks and her new television show!
Denise Bossert is a convert to the Catholic faith. She is the daughter of a Protestant minister. Her syndicated column called Catholic by Grace has been published in 63 diocesan newspapers. She has also written for Catholic magazines and has appeared on EWTN. She is a Catholic travel writer and pilgrimage leader with Select International Tours. Her first book is called Gifts of the Visitation. Visit http://denisebossert.com/
Sarah Blake is a Philosophy and Christianity & Culture student at the University of Toronto. Sarah also teaches piano and is a regular volunteer for the pro-life movement. She has recently co-founded the first virtual pro-life club for homeschooling students. Sarah is thrilled to be sharing her young adult voice as she strives to counteract the culture and reclaim it for Christ.
Sheila Dabu Nonato
Sheila Dabu Nonato is a full-time mom. In her spare time, she is a freelance writer. Sheila worked as a journalist at Postmedia News (Ottawa), The Catholic Register (Toronto) and The Jordan Times (Amman). Her online portfolio can be found at www.sheilanonato.com
Cristy Rocillo is a full time homemaker, who homeschools her seven children. She strives to live life as a modern day Proverbs 31 woman. You can learn more about her scrapbooking, baking, industrious life on her blog www.thepaperhappy.com.
Stephanie Gray is an inspirational speaker who has presented across Canada and the United States, as well as in England, Ireland, Latvia, and Costa Rica. Learn more at www.stephaniegray.info
Terry Fenwick is a Catholic wife, mother and grandmother. She had two great husbands, who are both in heaven. Between them Terry has been blessed with seven sons and 15 grandchildren. Terry is a convert to the Catholic faith and she continually inspires many through her blog http://terryfenwick.blogspot.ca
Terry McDermott is the mom of eight children, most of whom are old enough to vote. She is a registered nurse and the owner of a nursing – related small business. She teaches Catechism Class to her parish’s First Communion candidates. Terry writes for Catholic Insight Magazine, is a columnist at CatholicMom.com. Visit her blog, 8kidsandabusiness.com
Patti Maguire Armstrong
Patti Maguire Armstrong and her husband have ten children. She is an award-winning author and was managing editor and co-author of Ascension Press’s Amazing Grace Series. Her newest books are: Big Hearted: Inspiring Stories from Everyday Families, a collection of stories to inspire family love, and Dear God, I Don’t Get It and the sequel, Dear God, You Can’t Be Serious, children’s fiction that feeds the soul through a fun and exciting story.
Mary Lou Rosien
Mary Lou Rosien BSW, MA is the RCIA Coordinator at St. Leo Church in Hilton, New York. She is the author of Managing Stress with the Help of Your Catholic Faith (OSV) and Catholic Family Boot Camp (Bezalel Books). Mary Lou is also a columnist with Catholicmom.com, and AmazingCatechists.com
Tima Borges is a Catholic wife, mother, writer and speaker. Her and her husband with engaged couples preparing for marriage. She also co-ordinates faith based events for women and their families. You can find Tima at http://timaborges.wordpress.com
Sarah Gould is the Associate Dean of Students at Our Lady of Wisdom Academy. She has been married for a decade and a writer for two. As a graduate of the Franciscan University of Stuebenville, she loves sharing her musings on her blog, The Feminine Gift.
Colleen Hammond is the author of Dressing with Dignity, and is writing a new book and video series on how to dress for your body type, coloring, age and event. Join Colleen’s mailing list for exclusive content, giveaways and more at http://eepurl.com
Kathy Schiffer is a free-lance writer and speaker. Her articles have appeared on Aleteia, the Kresta in the Afternoon Blog, the Michigan Catholic, Catholic Exchange and Legatus Magazine. She is currently writing her first novel.
Dorothy Pilarski is the founder of Dynamic Women of Faith, author, Catholic radio host, motivational speaker, blogger,guest columnist with the Catholic Register and a facilitator on Salt + Light TV. Visit her website at www.dorothypilarski.com