Marybeth Hicks – Editor
Marybeth Hicks is a weekly columnist for the The Washington Times and an author and speaker on politics, media, parenting, and the culture. Her most recent book is Don’t Let The Kids Drink the Kool-Aid: Confronting the Left’s Assault on Our Families, Faith, and Freedom. Find her at http://www.marybethhicks.com/Home.aspx
Carol Platt Liebau
Carol Platt Liebau is an author, substitute radio talk show host, blogger and (retired!) attorney. She lives near Manhattan with her husband, their five-year-old son and daughter, and a highly opinionated Westie. Find her at www.CarolLiebau.com
Elizabeth Vale is a blogger and political activist who lives in south Florida with her husband and three wonderful children. Elizabeth homeschools her children and is active in her local church and community. Before making the all-important decision to stay home with her children, Elizabeth worked in administration at a global corporation. She loves coffee, road trips, reading, and fashion – in no particular order. You can find her online at http://godparentingpolitics.com.
Lori Borgman is a newspaper columnist, author and speaker. Author of the popular essay, “The Death of Common Sense,” her column is distributed to more than 300 papers throughout the United States and Canada. Her books include, “I Was a Better Mother Before I Had Kids, ”and “All Stressed Up and No Place to Go.” Lori and her husband, also a journalist, live in Indianapolis. They are the parents of three grown children and grandparents of four. Find her at www.loriborgman.com.
Lynn Armitage is a syndicated columnist, writer, blogger, entrepreneur, former editor and radio news producer. She began her writing career in Fourth Grade when she was asked this question on a test, “Where is President Nixon right now?” The correct answer was, “In China.” Lynn drew a complete blank, but threw the dice and responded with, “In love,” earning her five extra bonus points. Lynn had found her life’s work. The owner of Rockin Cupcakes, Lynn is a single mom who lives in Northern California with the last teenage daughter left in the house. Find her at www.myteenthealien.com and indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com.
Award-winning wife, humble mother of two middle school boys, guardian of one runaway black Labrador Retriever named Gypsy, and cradle Catholic by the grace of God, Regina answers to the number 9, which designates her birth order in a family of 11 children. She grew up in the South and has spent most of her career in magazine advertising in the wedding and foodie industries.Visit her blogs Catholic Alcoholic and Living Sober through the Psalms, one day at a time.
Marijo Tinlin is an author, editor and blogger. She lives in Colorado, near Boulder, with her husband and their 5 kids and two geriatric Goldens. Find her on line at http://familyfirst.com/.
Renee Hulshof is a mom, radio talk show host, and recovering congressional wife. She lives in Columbia, MO with her husband Kenny, 9 and 12 year old daughters, and one spoiled cocker spaniel. https://twitter.com/#!/reneehulshof
Stacy Washington is a fourth generation military veteran and popular conservative radio and TV commentator known for her views on education reform and pro-life issues. She’s making her way in the heart of the Midwest with the help of her husband, three kiddos, StormCloud Greybunny (a rabbit), and Snowball, possibly the cutest Maltese puppy of all time. Find her online at http://stacyontheright.com/
Ursula Hennessey homeschools her 8-year old while her 3-year old lines up his gazillions of trains and cars under the living room radiator cover. She also has a 6-year old daughter with Down syndrome who is mainstreamed in the local public school. In prior lives, she was a sports journalist and an elementary school teacher. Find her at http://ninetydeuce.wordpress.com/about-ursula/
Betsy Hicks is a senior at Wake Forest University majoring in communications and minoring in political science and journalism. She once spent an entire summer watching Youtube videos, thus developing an encyclopedic knowledge of pop culture. Her career goals remain fluid, but include snagging the BuzzFeed fellowship and/or going to culinary school and then becoming a Food Network star. Her first blog in high school, IfBetsyCouldVote.com, got her in trouble with her AP Government teacher, but her snarky sense of humor is allowed here.
Sarah Maduri is a project manager, lifelong learner, and relationship builder. Sarah travels whenever possible and reads anything she can get her hands on. She also has a thing for the Oxford comma. Sarah lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and two stepchildren.
Mary Gates is a wife, mother to four kids (ages two to seven), and high school theology teacher. In addition to marriage, motherhood, and teaching, she most enjoys coffee and a good run. Mary blogs about the blessed chaos of family life at www.steadywish.blogspot.com.