Melinda is mother to a strapping teenage son and a beautiful and entertaining teenage daughter. She has written for Focus on the Family, CBN.com, In Touch and Lifeway’s Journey. Melinda is also a regular contributor to The Mom Initiative and iDisciple. She is the Team Leader for a highly interactive Facebook mom mentoring group. Melinda is co-author of ,Mothering From Scratch: Finding the Best Parenting Style for You and Your Family (Bethany House, 2015), . You can visit her blog, Mothering from Scratch.