Authors/Contributors

Temitope Michael-Olaniran is a wife, mom, behaviorist, PhD student (Infant and Early Childhood Development specializing in Mental Health and Developmental Disorders), freelance writer, Children ministry teacher, U.S. Army veteran, and mental health enthusiast. She created this space to share motherhood experiences and develop a virtual community where Christian mommas can share how they put God in every area of their lives. You can connect with her on Instagram @thechristianmommas

Lisa M Melara is a Wife, Mom of 5, Fitness Coach, Home-school Mama, and Fur Mama. She has a strong desire to help women live their best life physically, spiritually, and emotionally. She provides women with total fitness through her Grace Girls Get Fit Challenge Group. You can connect with her on Instagram and Facebook @lisammelara

Serena Backues is a wife, mom of 5, and Interior Designer. She has a heart for adoption and foster care. Serena constantly inspires and teaches everyone to see through the eyes of love. You can connect with her on Instagram @irisonelmstreet

Emem Washington is a wife, mom, author, speaker, singer/songwriter, attorney, and teacher. Known as “The Dream Ambassador”, Emem Washington’s goal is to inspire, motivate and cheer others towards success, regardless of where they are, or where they have been, in life. She has lived through several major difficult life situations which she uses to encourage and equip others to give up the stagnant, mediocre, suppressed life and to lead vibrant “truly alive” lives. You can connect with her on Instagram @ememwashington

Tomini Dew is a wife and a mom of an adorable little gymnast. She is a TCK (Third Culture Kid) of African and Asian descent, grew up in seven countries and has returned to Nigeria, the land of her birth. She is a writer, reader, life coach, fashion designer and entrepreneur. Through health challenges experienced as a teen, she has developed a deep faith and passion for God. With the grace, hope and healing she experienced, she hopes to encourage others with the light of God’s Word. You can connect with her by visiting her blog @thedewdiary

Kim Petitt is currently a graduate student in psychology. She holds a bachelors in communication and a associates degree in business administration with a concentration in office management. She is the mother of a twenty year old male. The journey of motherhood for Kim is quite unique being that she was a teen mom and living with a physical disability. The challenges she faced caused her emotional pain and loneliness, but because of her faith and relationship with God she didn’t give up and continues to overcome through Christ. Her heart’s desire is to reach out to teenage girls  and young moms and women from all walks of life to teach them how to overcome their own personal challenges that keep them from loving God and themselves.
You can connect with kim by visiting her blog @kimpetitt09

Hasini Ganegala is an imperfect follower of a perfect God. She is a wife and mother of two living in Germany. She is a stay-at-home mom who gets an odd satisfaction from cleaning her home. She holds a Bachelors degree in Biomedical science and a Masters in Neuroscience and Immunology. She enjoys baking, traveling, and encouraging people. She has the gift of encouragement.