Chrys Howard, the mother of Duck Dynasty’s, Korie Robertson, She holds a degree in elementary education and spent ten years teaching children with learning differences. After teaching, she joined their family owned business, Howard Publishing, where she served as senior editor and Creative Director for twelve years. She has authored fourteen books, including the best-selling Hugs for Daughters and Motivationals for Moms, with over 1,000,000 books in print.

Chrys has spent over forty-five years working with Christian youth camps, serving as a director for over 25 years; speaking to ladies groups; teaching Bible classes to children, teens, and young adults; and traveling overseas for mission efforts. She received the JC Penny Golden Rule Award for Volunteer Service, was named one of the Outstanding Young Women of the Year, was a finalist for the Ouota Club Women of the Year Award and was named to Who’s Who of American Teachers. Chrys is the President and Founder of It’s a Mom Thing Ministries and hosts a weekly radio show and website by the same name. She also co-hosts a lifestyle site titled Rocking It Grand. She has co-written two cookbooks and two children’s books with Kay Robertson as well as Strong and Kind and Duck Commander Devotionals for Kids with Korie Robertson. Her most current book Rockstar Grandparent released in March 2019. Chrys is married to John Howard, has three grown children, fourteen adorable grandchildren and two super-adorable great-grandkids. They live in West Monroe, LA.

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