Jean Blackmer & Laura Greiner's Bio:
Jean Blackmer received her bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder. A freelance writer for the past twelve years, her works have appeared in Today's Christian Woman, Christian Parenting Today, Brio, Guideposts, The Boulder Magazine, The CU Alumni, and The Boulder Daily Camera. Jean is married to Zane and together they are the parents of three school-age boys and live in Boulder, Colorado.
Laura Greiner, also from Colorado, is a wife and mother of three. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and has a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Denver. She worked as the assistant director at the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado for more than seven years. She has also had several journal articles published.